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Alfred Eisenstaedt snippet
Eisenstaedt's most famous photograph is of an American sailor kissing a young woman on V-J Day in Times Square in 1945.
Alfred Eisenstaedt
Alfred Eisenstaedt (December 6, 1898, Dirschau, West Prussia (now Tczew, Poland) - August 24, 1995, Jackson Heights, Queens, New York) was a photographer and photojournalist, best remembered for his photograph capturing the celebration of V-J Day.
Eisenstaedt immigrated to the United States in 1935, where he lived the rest of his life. Eisenstaedt worked as a photographer for Life magazine from 1936 to 1972. His photos of news events and celebrities, such as Sophia Loren and Ernest Hemingway, were featured on more than 90 Life covers.
Eisenstaedt is most renowned for his candid photographs, frequently made using a 35mm Leica M3 rangefinder camera.