He was a painter, too, you know. A great world leader and an incredible writer, Winston Churchill, certainly knew how to communicate visually. Surely, he would have been able to navigate his way around a subject with a camera. His “V” for victory fingers are a 20th century icon—it doesn’t get much more visual than that.
And here is this great communicator telling us to keep things simple and trust the tried and true. Eliminate the extraneous elements that don’t add anything but distracting fluff. The simple old good stuff still goes right to the center of what we love about being human. Sound familiar. What? You thought I came up with this stuff?
World War II history tells us that Churchill knew what was important and how to inspire people to get there. It’s certainly worth our time to take a photo lesson from the Greatest Britain of All Time—he was voted such in a nation-wide BBC poll.Winston Churchill (1874 to 1965) was a British statesman known for his leadership of the United Kingdom during WWII. Widely regarded as one of the greatest wartime leaders of the century, he also achieved fame as an historian, a writer, and an artist. He is the only British Prime Minister to have received the Nobel Prize in Literature, and was the first person to be made an honorary citizen of the United States.