Strobe shot of Sarasota photographer Joe Steinmetz "taking a photo the hard way".

Strobe shot of Sarasota photographer Joe Steinmetz "taking a photo the hard way".

Credit this photo: State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory, http://floridamemory.com/items/show/246489
(please include photographer's name when noted).

Title

  • Strobe shot of Sarasota photographer Joe Steinmetz "taking a photo the hard way".

Image Number

  • JJS1355

Year

  • 1947

Date Note

  • Photographed on March 13, 1947.

Series Title

General Note

  • Accompanying note: "Photographer spins a rope as he rights his speed graphic".

    Biography Note

  • Joseph Janney Steinmetz was a world-renowned commercial photographer whose images appeared in such publications as the Saturday Evening Post, Life, Look, Time, Holiday, Collier's, and Town & Country. His work has been referred to as "an American social history," which documented diverse scenes of American life from affluent northeasterners to middle-class Floridians. Steinmetz moved from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Sarasota, Florida in 1941.

Photographer/Personal Author

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 7 x 5 in.

Subject Term

Geographic Term

Personal Subject

Shelf Number

  • Location: 30713, C.

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