Boris Pavlovich Kudoyarov (1898-1973) was a prominent master of photo-reportage and one of the best known Russian photographers. In 1925 he started as a reporter for Physical Culture and Sport magazine.
On the set of the American biographical crime film ‘Bonnie & Clyde’. The film received Academy Awards for Best Supporting Actress (Estelle Parsons) and Best Cinematography (Burnett Guffey). It was among the first 100 films selected for preservation in the United States National Film Registry.
The first Premier of the People's Republic of China, photographed by Marc Riboud, during an interview with Alain Peyrefitte of France, 1971.
That same year, the United States finally gave up its opposition, and the PRC gained China's seat within the United Nations.
Yousuf Karsh photographed Albert Einstein at Princeton's Institute for Advanced Study in 1948. Most portrayed Einstein as a wild eyed eccentric whose theories had brought havoc in the world. Thirty years earlier he'd had won a Nobel Prize for his description of the physical universe.
Nikon and Leica, two of the most absurd camera brands after World War II. Their history is so intertwined with spy games and conspiracy that is to the point of ridiculousness.
The asian companies are famous for copying european camera designs and its an old story, partially directed by the good old yankees.
This photo, taken by the South African photographer Jürgen Schadeberg, shows Nelson Mandela's prison cell measuring 2x2.5 meters, where Mandela spent 18 of the 27 years he was imprisoned by the apartheid regime.
In this photograph of the Beatles by Christian Skrein, taken with a Leica M3, he captured a complex, dense staging with a certain ironic twist: in the foreground, one sees the four musicians descending the boarding ramp in a vertical line; in the background the horizontal letters “BEA” on the airplane are automatically completed