Monday, January 08, 2007
According to Neatorama Philippe Halsman's most famous 'jump' photograph, Dali-Atomicus, "took 6 hours, 28 jumps, and a roomful of assistants throwing angry cats and buckets of water into the air to get the perfect exposure."
How could anyone not love a photo that features Dali, atomic theory, throwing angry cats and buckets of water?
Ransom Riggs gives the rationale for his picks of 13 Photographs That Changed The World .
I would add the flag being raised at Iwo Jima and certainly something from 9/11, perhaps the cross standing amidst the rubble at Ground Zero.
If you had your own list, which would you add or remove?