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"Photography is the simultaneous recognition, in a fraction of a second, of the significance of an event"*...

One of the founding figures of photojournalism, Erich Salomon pioneered the use of hidden cameras—the phrase “candid camera” was first applied to him. A 1924…

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Review: Leap in Time, Stills Gallery

Leap in Time, running at Scotland’s Centre for Photography in Cockburn Street, brings together the work of two separate artists who, between them, document Germany’s turbulent modern history in a strikingly similar, candid and intimate fashion. 780 more words


The King of Indiscretion?

Erich Salomon, Carnaval de Munich, 1925 (411.1983)

Erich Salomon, Queen Wilhelmina, Princess Juliana and Prince Bernard, Amsterdam, 1938 (409.1983)

Erich Salomon, Dutch Deputies looking at Erich Salomon’s book “Famous Contemporaries During Unguarded Moments,” The Hague… 519 more words

Fans In A Flashbulb

Happy Birthday Alfred Eisenstaedt

Yesterday was the 115th birthday of photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt.  You may not recognize his name, but you no doubt recognize the iconic work he did at Life Magazine, some of his images have made it into the collected American consciousness.  145 more words

Five-day German photojournalism exhibition in Chennai

‘Leap in time/Zeitsprung’ – a photojournalism exhibition, presented by Max Mueller Bhavan was declared open on Tuesday at the Asian College of Journalism (ACJ). The five-day event was inaugurated by Shashi Kumar, a prominent media person and the Chairman of ACJ. 229 more words