100 Photo, Times. Hitler at a Nazi Party Rally by Heinrich Hoffmann. 1934

This photo was taken by Hitler’s personal photographer, Heinrich Hoffmann at the Bückeberg Harvest Festival. This symmetrical photo captured Hitler at the center ground and cheering by his troops and people. The sole purpose of Hoffmann’s job is to staging Hitler’s growing pageant of power and choreographing the regime’s propaganda carnivals then selling them to the German public. What is striking about this photograph is how the media can be turned into a Propaganda Machine if it is controlled by authority. Media can be very manipulative and it plays a crucial part in feeding ideology to the general public, which also gave Hitler a chance to rise his power.

Hitler at a Nazi Party Rally

Hitler at a Nazi Party Rally, Heinrich Hoffmann, 1934.

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