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The power of pictures is celebrated in this portfolio of the most forceful still images of all time. Robert Capa's dispatches from the beach at Normandy and Joe Rosenthal's photographic report of Iwo Jima stirred a nation, as did--in quite an opposite way--Eddie Adams' and Larry Burrow's searing imagery from Vietnam. LIFE thinks outside the box in this book: Did Marilyn Monroe's pinup change the world? Did Harry Benson's photography of the Beatles deplaning in New York in 1964 alter our cultural focus? The pictures in this book are sometimes beautiful, often striking--and undeniably powerful.

Synopsis:

The power of picture is celebrated in this portfolio of the most forceful still images of all time. Robert Capa's dispatches from the beach at Normandy and Joe Rosenthal's photographic report of Iwo Jima stirred a nation, as did--in quite an opposite way--Eddie Adams' and Larry Burrows' searing imagery from Vietnam. Life thinks outside the box in this book: Did Marilyn Monroe's pinup change the world? Did Harry Benson's photography of the Beatles deplaning in New York in 1964 alter our cultural focus? The pictures in this book are sometimes beautiful, often striking--and undeniably powerful.
- This book captures the moments that changed our modern world forever--from war and peace times.
- Robert Capa. Harry Benson. Alfred Eisenstadt...and the work of many other photographers who helped to define the modern era is on display in this book.
- The ultimate coffee-table book for its generation.

Synopsis:

This collection of photographs captures the moments that changed our modern world. The pictures are sometimes beautiful, often striking - and undeniably powerful.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781931933841
Editor:
Life Magazine
Publisher:
Life
Editor:
Life Magazine
Author:
Life Magazine
Author:
Editors, Of Life Magazine
Author:
Parks, Gordon
Location:
New York ; Des Moines
Subject:
Photography
Subject:
History
Subject:
Journalism
Subject:
Mass Media - Newspapers
Subject:
Photojournalism
Subject:
Documentary photography
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Life Books
Series:
Life
Series Volume:
108-107
Publication Date:
August 2003
Binding:
Hardcover
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
176
Dimensions:
11.14x9.26x.85 in. 2.41 lbs.

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Product details 176 pages Life - English 9781931933841 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , The power of picture is celebrated in this portfolio of the most forceful still images of all time. Robert Capa's dispatches from the beach at Normandy and Joe Rosenthal's photographic report of Iwo Jima stirred a nation, as did--in quite an opposite way--Eddie Adams' and Larry Burrows' searing imagery from Vietnam. Life thinks outside the box in this book: Did Marilyn Monroe's pinup change the world? Did Harry Benson's photography of the Beatles deplaning in New York in 1964 alter our cultural focus? The pictures in this book are sometimes beautiful, often striking--and undeniably powerful.
- This book captures the moments that changed our modern world forever--from war and peace times.
- Robert Capa. Harry Benson. Alfred Eisenstadt...and the work of many other photographers who helped to define the modern era is on display in this book.
- The ultimate coffee-table book for its generation.
"Synopsis" by , This collection of photographs captures the moments that changed our modern world. The pictures are sometimes beautiful, often striking - and undeniably powerful.
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