Life Photographer Martha Holmes Dies
Former Life magazine photographer Martha Holmes has died In Manhattan of natural causes at the age of 83. She photographed celebrities such as Jackson Pollock, Groucho Marx, Lauren Bacall, Humphrey Bogart, Frank Sinatra, Eleanor Roosevelt and many others.
"Martha Holmes was a rarity among professional photographers, because everybody liked her," former Life managing editor Ralph Graves said in a statement. "She made people feel she cared just as much about them as she did about getting her pictures."