Alfred Eisenstaedt’s work has come in and out of MIR Appraisal Services’ office for years. The famous LIFE Magazine, black and white photographer is world renown and can be found nearly everywhere. From college dorm room posters of the VJ Day in Times Square, to framed prints of celebrities like Marilyn Monroe, people have purchased recreations of this photographer’s work for years. While Eisenstaedt’s work has stood the test of time through its ability to capture both the beauty of everyday life and iconic moments of history, many people are often unfamiliar with the photographer and his professional achievements. The famous, self-taught, photographer was born in Dirschau, Poland in 1898.