• The Photograph That Gave a Face to the Great Depression

    November 7, 2017 No Comment

    “Migrant Mother” Dorothea Lange, 1936 As era-defining photographs go, “Migrant Mother” pretty much takes the cake. For many, Florence Owens Thompson is the face of the Great Depression, thanks to legendary shutterbug Dorothea Lange. Lange captured the image while visiting a dusty California pea-pickers’ camp in February 1936, and in doing so, captured the resilience of a […]

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  • The Photograph That Raised the Photojournalistic Stakes:

    November 7, 2017 No Comment

    “Omaha Beach, Normandy, France” Robert Capa, 1944 “If your pictures aren’t good enough,” war photographer Robert Capa used to say, “you aren’t close enough.” Words to die by, yes, but the man knew of what he spoke. After all, his most memorable shots were taken on the morning of D-Day, June 6, 1944, when he […]

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