Andreas Feininger

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The Photojournalist, 1951.

Andreas Bernhard Lyonel Feininger (27 December 1906 – 18 February 1999) was an American photographer and a writer on photographic technique. He was the son of the painter Lyonel Feininger, studied cabinetmaking and architecture at the Bauhaus and established a Swedish firm specializing in architectural and industrial photography. He immigrated to New York City and became a staff photographer for Life magazine. The most famous photo of Feininger is The Photojournalist, depicting Dennis Stock and published in Life in 1951.