Category Archives: legendary pictures

The Saigon Execution

On the second day of the Tet Offensive, Edward Thomas Adams and an NBC news crew heard gunfire. They followed the noise to a street corner where South Vietnamese soldiers were leading a handcuffed Viet Cong captive to Lt. Col. … Continue reading

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Daca tot am adus vorba de Dali…

Se pare ca Halsman si Dali au avut o relatie fotografica de lunga durata. Mai toate fotografiile celebre ale lui Dali sunt realizate de Halsman si nu sunt char putine.

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Dali Atomicus

It took 26 tries and over five hours to have this image done. Philippe Halsman made this picture in 1948 and the subject was Salvador Dali himself. Of course, all that you see in the image was an real act in front … Continue reading

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The new most expensive picture

“99Cent” by Andreas Gursky, chromogenic color print, 81 1/2 by 132 inches, numbered 6/6, 1999 was sold with the amount of 3,3 millions $. The old record was only 2,9 millions $.

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Raising the Flag on Iwo Jima

If you’ll make a top of the world’s most important war pictures, this Pulizer wining image will be on the first place for sure. For Americans, if they have to describe “patriotism” in a single picture, this will be more than enough.

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Antonescu’s last pictures

I’m sure that some of you already know the pictures and the history of this man but I have to publish these images here anyway. It is very strange for me to see the eyes of a man who will … Continue reading

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The right man at the right moment.

Hindenburg was the pride of the Nazi Germany. Build by Zeppelin company this was the biggest flying machine of those times and the safest. Started from Frankfurt, Germany and ended in Manchester, New Jersey, USA, the flight was the first transatlantic … Continue reading

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James Dean on Times Square

It started out as an assignment and become a legacy. In 1955, the young Magnum photographer Dennis Stock accompanied the rising star James Dean in various locations from US. The resulting photographs would prove to be the best and the … Continue reading

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The Story of The World’s First Picture

If you are going to live the year of 2026, you must remember that you have to celebrate this first picture and the first 200 years of photography. The world of Photography started with one picture and this picture is considered … Continue reading

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The earliest photograph of a human figure on paper

How is it to be the first human figure on a photographic image? First ever photographed and printed on a photographic paper, it is something or not?

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