History Stories
CATEGORY: Photography
A Look Back at the Crime Scene Photos That Changed How Murder is Documented
October 26, 2017

A Parisian police clerk created scientific methods for capturing images of murder and mayhem. Read More

These Are the 10 Most Controversial Moments in the History of Photography
March 27, 2017

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Woman Thought to Be in Iconic V-J Day Kiss Photo Dies
September 13, 2016

Greta Friedman, the woman believed to have been kissed by a sailor in Times Square in an iconic V-J Day photograph, has passed away at age 92. Read More

One Mystery of a Famous Kiss is Solved…Thanks to Physics
July 9, 2015

A physicist and his colleagues used scientific analysis to pinpoint exactly when photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt snapped his iconic photo “V-J Day in Times Square.” Read More

Louis Daguerre, Photo Pioneer Honored By Google: Interesting Facts
November 18, 2011

Explore the life of Louis Daguerre, whose birthday is celebrated in today’s Google Doodle. Read More