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Question 11: in Our Cryptic Quiz: “Three is the Magic Number”

4th September 2009 by Lisa

If you’re into iconic photography like our photographer friends, you might find this question a little easier than the last one. Take your time and make sure you don’t jump too quickly because today we’re awarding our prizes based on lucky draw, not speed. All that matters is that you get it right (and of course that you’re lucky!). You have until Sunday night to answer.

Go!


UNBEARABLE LIGHTNESS OF BEING

Part 4

The bears had passed their tests with ease, proving they could recognize detail and style. But Goldi wasn’t done with them yet. “But what about composition,” she asked, “if we take away detail are your eyes still keen? Can you tell me who took these, without being mean?”

3 Kisses Image

Poppa bear growled, “Enough with the games, just leave us alone!”
Momma bear roared, “Give us some real work to do!”
Baby bear’s eyes twinkled and he said, “I know these works–they all depict a kiss! Just give me two seconds–if you don’t mind that is, miss.”

Q: Who are the three photographers who took these romantic images?


As usual, answers go in the comments please – and we’ll approve them all Monday, when we put the next clues live and announce today’s winners!

Today’s winners will each receive a set of MOO MiniCards and a free year of Flickr pro.

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Read comments (58)

  1. Melissa Osburn:

    1st pic: Sailor kissing Nurse: Alfred Eisenstaedt
    2nd pic: Lennon & Ono: Annie Lebowitz
    3rd pic: The Kiss by the Hôtel de Ville: Robert Doisneau

  2. Mandie Haberman, Red Gecko Studio:

    The first is Alfred Eisensteadt, the second is Annie Liebowitz, and the third is Robert Doisneau. Gotta love History of Photography class in art school- thanks SVA!

  3. Emily:

    Alfred Eisenstaedt
    Annie Leibovitz
    Robert Doisneau

  4. Fee:

    Victor Jorgensen, Annie Leibovitz and Robert Doisneau.

  5. Juanjo:

    Top left: Victor Jorgensen
    Top right: Annie Leibovitz
    Bottom: Robert Doisneau

  6. Gabrielle Smith:

    Alfred Eisenstaedt
    Annie Leibovitz
    Robert Doisneau

  7. Jenn:

    Top left: Alfred Eisenstaedt (kissing nurse)
    Top right: Annie Leibowitz (John and Yoko)
    Bottom: robert doisneau,(French couple kissing)

  8. Kat:

    Alfred Eisenstadt, Annie Leibovitz, and Robert Doisneau.

  9. jared:

    Top Left: WWII Sailor kiss by Alfred Eisenstaedt
    Top Right: The disturbing john and yoko kiss by Annie Leibowitz
    Bottom: gettin kissy in paris w/ Robert Doisneau

  10. Christiana Aretta:

    1-Alfred Eisenstaedt
    2-Annie Leibovitz
    3-Robert Doisneau

  11. Heather:

    Alfred Eisenstaedt
    Annie Leibovitz
    Robert Doisneau

    said baby bear

  12. Juggling Mike:

    Alfred Eisenstaedt
    Annie Leibovitz
    Robert Doisneau

  13. Stacey:

    Top Left photo taken by Alfred Eisenstadt: Top Right taken by Annie Liebowitz and the bottom photo is taken by Robert Doisneau! Of course!

  14. Catherine G.:

    Annie Leibovitz, Robert Doisneau, Alfred Eisenstaedt

  15. Priscilla Yuen:

    top left – Alfred Eisenstaedt
    top right – Annie Leibovitz
    bottom – Robert Doisneau

  16. Annalisha Johnson:

    Sailor Kissing Nurse in Time Square by Alfred Eisenstaedt
    John Lennon and Yoko Ono Rollingstone Cover by Annie Leibovitz
    Kiss by the Hôtel de Ville’ by Robert Doisneau

  17. Erika Layne:

    Annie Leibovitz- top right
    Alfred Eisenstaedt- top left
    Robert Doisneau- bottom

  18. Janet:

    top left: Alfred Eisenstaedt
    top right: Annie Leibovitz
    bottom: Robert Doisneau

  19. Marisa:

    Alfred Eisenstaedt took the WW2 Victory Kiss photo; and Robert Doisneau shoot the famous Parisian kiss.

  20. Doug Bewley:

    Annie Leibovitz
    Alfred Eisenstaedt
    Robert Doisneau

  21. alli:

    Victor Jorgensen
    Annie Leibovitz
    Robert Doisneau

  22. jackie:

    Alfred Eisenstadt (top left), Annie Lebowitz(top right) and Robert Doisneau (bottom)

  23. Clare selley:

    Annie Leibovitz
    Alfred Eisenstaedt
    Robert Doisneau

  24. Armin Talic:

    Top Left: Alfred Eisenstaedt

    Top Right: Tanya Chalkin
    (It’s not correct, but I find her photograph iconic. After over two hours of searching, I gave up with a migraine.)

    Bottom: Robert Doisneau

  25. Pauline:

    1) Alfred Eisenstaedt
    2) Annie Liebovitz
    3) Robert Doisneau

  26. vanou:

    Alfred Eisenstaed
    Annie Leibovitz
    Robert Doisneau

  27. Caro:

    Top left was taken by Alfred Eisenstaedt.
    Top right was taken by Annie Leibovitz.
    Bottom was taken by Robert Doisneau.

    Enjoying these :) Keep up the good work!

  28. Irit:

    Annie Leibovitz, Alfred Eisenstaedt, Robert Doisneau

  29. suki:

    annie leibovitz, alfred eisenstaedt and robert doisneau.

  30. Sarah G:

    Pic 1: Victor Jorgensen
    Pic 2: Annie Leibovitz
    Pic 3: Robert Doisneau

  31. Aaron McFann:

    The top left photo, “Life Magazine VJ-Day Kiss” was taken by: Alfred Eisenstaedt.

    The top right photo, “John Lennon & Yoko Ono-RS 335″ was taken by: Annie Leibovitz.

    The bottom photo, “Kiss by the Hôtel de Ville” was taken by: Robert Doisneau.

  32. Melanie:

    1. Sailor kissing Nurse ~ Alfred Eisenstaedt
    2. John & Yoko ~ Annie Leibovitz
    3. French Kiss ~ Robert Doisneau

  33. Karen:

    Alfred Eisenstaedt, Annie Leibowitz, Robert Doisneau

  34. Gina:

    topleft: Alfred Eisenstaedt
    topright: Annie Leibovitz
    bottom:Robert Doisneau

  35. Michelle:

    Alfred Eisenstaedt
    Annie Leibovitz
    Robert Doisneau

  36. Stephen Miller:

    Alfred Eisenstaedt, Robert Doisneau, Anne Leibovitz.

  37. Hal:

    Alfred Eisenstaedt, Annie Leibovitz, Robert Doisneau

  38. Jennifer Stuart:

    1. Alfred Eisenstaedt
    2. Annie Leibowitz
    3. Robert Doisneau

  39. Evie Milo:

    1. Alfred Eisenstaedt
    2. Annie Leibovitz
    3. Robert Doisneau

  40. istoo:

    Alfred Eisenstaedt, Annie Leibowitz, Robert Doisneau.

  41. Stephanie:

    Top left: Alfred Eisenstaedt
    Top right: Annie Leibovitz
    Bottom: Robert Doisneau

  42. Kajal Nisha Patel:

    Robert Doisneau, alfred eisenstaedt – don;t know the last one :(

  43. katharine:

    Alfred Eisenstaedt “The Kiss at Times Square”

    Robert Doisneau “The Kiss by the Hôtel de Ville”

    Annie Leibovitz “John Lennon and Yoko Ono”

  44. Isabelle:

    Top left: Victor Jorgensen
    Top right: Annie Leibovitz
    Bottom: Robert Doisneau

  45. Mallory Matthews:

    robert doisneau
    alfred eisenstaedt
    annie leibovitz

  46. Milli Apelgren:

    1. Alfred Eisenstaedt
    2. Annie Leibovitz
    3. Robert Dosineau

  47. flutterby:

    Alfred Eisenstaedt, Robert Doisneau, and Annie Leibovitz.

  48. JULIA GRANT:

    top left photo is by Alfred Eisenstaedt
    top right photo is by Annie Leibovitz
    bottom photo is by Robert Doisneau

  49. Niecee:

    Alfred Eisenstaedt
    Robert Doisneau
    Annie Leibovitz

  50. Jonathan nafarrete:

    Alfred Eisenstaedt
    Robert Doisneau
    Annie Leibovitz

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