American War Photographers in LIFE Magazine

November 5, 1945 LIFE magazine with essay on photographers

Toronto. My thanks to George Dunbar for this link to the November 5, 1945 issue of LIFE magazine. The November 5th issue featured a photo essay on the American war photographers with a photograph they took accompanied by a small portrait. The essay begins on page 97.

As I browsed the issue, I recognized two things. The products advertised were familiar to me – some still around, others lost in the mists of childhood. Secondly all the colour images I saw were drawn, while many black and white images  – both ads and editorial content –  were actual photographs. Today, everything in a magazine is in full colour – unless black and white is used for emphasis…

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