Times Square 1945 Analysis

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Times Square, 1945, the end of the Second World War. A beautiful nurse and a handsome sailor embrace in celebration that war has come to an end. Maybe lovers, maybe complete strangers, but still in love with the idea of freedom and safety. Old black and white photos bring a kind uniqueness of perspective. Instead of seeing colors, you have to see and feel what the photographer sees and feels from taking the photo. This makes analyzing more interesting. The photo’s purpose is, no matter how tough life gets, there is always love in the world. Half way around the world or in Times Square, love is infinite. The way the photographer structured this piece is compelling, just because of the contrast between them. He photographs rapid changing events
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