|14 August 1945||V-J Day ended the hostilities of the Second World War and was a time of celebrations for the Allies. The photograph by Alfred Eisenstaedt catches the atmosphere of the occasion when anybody could kiss anybody and get away with it. The photograph is fascinating because of the numbers of people who claimed to be the sailor or the nurse involved to learn more about it go to http://time.com/3517476/v-j-day-1945-a-nation-lets-loose/|
Ernest G. Boon (1864, 14 August - 1959, 17 May) was born - English Antilles, St. Kitts.
Lucien Clergue (1934, 14 August - 2014, 15 November) was born - France, Arles. French photographer best known for his collaborations with Jean Cocteau and Pablo Picasso.
Horst (1906, 14 August - 1999, 18 November) was born - Germany, Weissenfels-an-der-Salle. American fashion photographer who started working for ‘Vogue‘ in 1931 photographing the collections of Chanel, Schiaparelli and Vionnet.
Clarence John Laughlin (1905, 14 August - 1985, 2 January) was born - US, LA, Lake Charles. American photographer specializing in the ‘Old South‘ - an area of abandoned plantations and graveyards around Mississippi and New Orleans. He was deeply interested in luminosity but also the hidden meanings and symbology of objects - More...
Alois L÷cherer (1815, 14 August - 1862, 15 July) was born - Germany, Munich. German photographer renowned for his reproductions of art and portraits.
Franšois Puyplat (1937, 14 August - ) was born - France, Paris. French teacher and photographer.
Willy Ronis (1910, 14 August - 2009, 12 September) was born - France, Paris. French photojournalist and writer.
Paul Senn (1901, 14 August - 1953, 25 April) was born - Switzerland, Aargau, Rothrist. Swiss photojournalist - attached to the German Ministry of Information (1939 to 1945)
Herman Leonard (1923, 6 March - 2010, 14 August) died - US, CA, Los Angeles. One of the greatest photographers of Jazz musicians from the late 1940's to the 1960s.
Nojima Yasuzõ (1889, 12 February - 1964, 14 August) died. Very influential Japanese photographer and painter. Originally a pictorialist his style changed to take into account changing fashions and interests throughout his life.