This day in Jewish history / The first photojournalist is born
News shutterbug Erich Salomon created 'photojournalism' by wedging himself into great events - and shooting their images.
April 28, 1886, is the birthdate of pioneering news photographer Erich Salomon, whose ability to insinuate himself into political and social events, as well as courtrooms, in pre-World War II Europe enabled him to capture candid images of the individuals who shaped world history in the early decades of the 20th century. He also coined the term “photojournalist” to describe his job, and helped shape...
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