Popularization of Photojournalism in the 1930’s

By |2017-08-23T06:02:49+00:00November 23rd, 2015|Categories: General Blog|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Life started in the early 20th century as a weekly humour publication. When the original Life Magazine was shutting down, the American publisher Henry Luce purchased the name and relaunched the magazine as a picture based periodical on November 23rd 1936. It was the first pictorial magazine published, featuring a cover photo of the Fort Peck Dam by Margaret Bourke-White. The original aim of Time was to tell the news and Life to show the news. It set the stage for the American people to see the world, to witness the events of the world that happened thousands of miles