Sunday, November 04, 2007

Lost at sea

Recently I wrote about the Strib's Pulitzer-winning photo of a cop standing over a dead child and his red wagon in 1959 Minneapolis.

I couldn't find an image of it, but I found this one, a 1955 Pulitzer winner, again taken shortly after a child's death. How horrible, how sad.

It seems that the Pulitzer photos of today are more about world events and giant happenings, whereas back then they were small, individual, personal snapshots.

1 comment:

toni said...

That was so sad. My husband and I have had this disagreement. I tend to think the personal images are more powerful, while he prefers the more global images.