Let Us Now Praise a ‘Pioneer of the Made-Up Picture’

In the midst of a wartime lemon shortage, a woman "auctions off" a lemon in London, 1944. (The auction was staged by photographer David Scherman.)
David E. Scherman—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images

"I was enough of a journalist to realize that you invent a good picture. I was the pioneer of the made-up, faked, invented picture." Read More

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