Saturday, December 20, 2008

LIFE Archive

Google and Life Magazine have partnered to present the online archive to Life's wealth of photography.

There are astonishing full color photographs of WWII American troops in the Pacific Theater that give a new perspective to wartime.

I like this famous shot by photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt on VJ Day:

Not one to miss out on all the fun, Alfred tried his own version with himself as the guy grabbing a lady from the crowd. Check out the disapproving expression on the two old ladies in the background!

This one by Allan Grant of Audrey Hepburn and Grace Kelly backstage at the Academy Awards in the 1950s is a beaute:

All images are copyright Life Magazine. You can even buy a print of your favorite one!

post by David

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