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Planet News – a brief history on PPHP


above: Mike at the Picture Editors’ Guild Awards 2012 – by PPHP

Reader Mike Conway – currently a photo editor at EPA – writes:
It was started in the early 1900s by a man called Wallenstein (spelling could be off). Like many of the picture agencies of the time (and fleet street had more than half a dozen ) it was a breeding ground for some famous photographers. At the height of the newspicture business in 1930s Planet News made a reciprocal arrangement with…. read on + Update at the Press Photo History site