Today's Memory

Today’s Memory

Today's Memory

Today’s Memory

Margaret Bourke-White

June 14, 1904 – August 27, 1971

Margaret Bourke-White was an American photographer and documentary photographer. She is best known as the first:

– female war correspondent (and the first woman permitted to work in combat zones),

– foreign photographer permitted to take pictures of Soviet industry, 

– female photographer for Henry Luce’s Life magazine, where her photograph appeared on the first cover.

Her interest in photography began as a young woman’s hobby, supported by her father’s enthusiasm for cameras. In 1927 she started a commercial photography studio and began concentrating on architectural and industrial photography and accepted a job as associate editor and staff photographer of Fortune magazine (1929-1935)…

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  1. Interesting , thank you , i wil share . 

  2. I love photography as art and photographers… Margaret Bourke-White was a great one!

    Thanks, Florette Voets!

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