“Photographer Ata Kandó came from a family of intellectuals. She trained at the Bortnyik School, a private art school in Budapest where she met her first husband, the painter Gyula Kandó. After completing her training, she became an apprentice with the photographers Klara Wachter and Haar Ferenc.”
Ata completed the photo book Dream in the Forest in 1957. The book which featured playful images of her children in fairytale-inspired compositions. The book also included text by her then 14-year old son Tom Kandó.