Archives: Joe Rosenthal

The iconic image

May 14, 2013 | By Jim Stovall | No Comments | Filed in: photojournalism.

Few of us get to leave the impression that Joe Rosenthal did. Rosenthal was the 33-year-old Associated Press photographer who took the picture of Marines raising the flag during the fierce battle of Iwo Jima in the Pacific in 1945. That image struck an instant chord with viewers, and it has been stuck in our • Read More »