The Great Life Photographers

The Great Life Photographers

Book - 2004
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This book represents the work of every LIFE magazine staff photographer from the 20th century, as well as a handful of others closely affiliated with the magazine, including Alfred Eisenstadt, Margaret Bourke-White, Gordon Parks, Eugene Smith, and Joe McNally. THE GREAT LIFE PHOTOGRAPHERS presents the most iconic images of the past century, as well as little-known gems from the LIFE archives.Many of these images are markers of the major milestones of history--the first pictures from inside the womb or from outer space, Robert Capas falling soldier, and memorable scenes from Tiananmen Square. Defining celebrity portraits of Sophia Loren, Marilyn Monroe, the Beatles, and Michael Jackson are also featured. This startingly rich collection of both color and black-and-white photographs is a vivid fulfillment of Henry Luces charge: To see life; to see the world....To be amazed!
Publisher: New York : Bulfinch, c2004.
ISBN: 9780821228920
0821228927
Branch Call Number: 779 Great 2004
Characteristics: 608 p. :,chiefly ill. ;,26 cm.

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LMOH Jun 24, 2011

Fascinating (and beautiful) examination of the photographers that worked for Life Magazine. There are some amazing pictures in here, covering everything from the world wars to Eric Clapton's grandmother.

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