Alfred Eisenstaedt (1898 - 1995) German-American photographer and photojournalist. He is
renowned for his candid photographs, frequently made using a 35mm Leica M3 rangefinder camera. Eisenstaedt
best known for his LIFE Magazine front-cover photograph capturing the "Sailors Kiss" celebration of V-J Day
Eisenstaedt emigrated to the USA 1935, where he lived in Jackson Heights, Queens, New York, for the
rest of his life.
He worked as a photographer for LIFE magazine from 1936 to 1972.