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15 Fascinating Vintage Panoramic Pictures

15 Fascinating Vintage Panoramic Pictures

This exhibit of panoramic photographs is but a small sample of the wide variety of panoramic images in NARA`s still picture holdings located at the National Archives Building at College Park, Maryland. The exhibit photographs date from approximately 1864 until 1937. The vast majority of the collection, however, dates from the World War. This exhibit […]

9 Amazing Color Photos of New York Taken From Air At Night

9 Amazing Color Photos of New York Taken From Air At Night

Amazing arial photos of New York at night that will leave you breathless! For 15 years, Pulitzer Prize-winning photographer Vincent Laforet has been participating in aerial photo missions around the world, putting his life in the hands of pilots and aircraft to make photographs nobody else can. And yet, he’s never felt as vulnerable as […]

The Secret History of Hunky Male Beefcakes

In the same way that porn magazines are often hidden under pillows or locked away on the top shelves of closets, the history of “beefcake” photography has been highly secretive. The photographers and models who created the hunky, hypermasculine work beginning in the 1940s right up to the pre-disco age did it on the sly, […]

Never Before Seen Photos of Vivian Maier

Never Before Seen Photos of Vivian Maier

Since Vivian Maier’s photographs were unearthed at an auction several years back, her work and her story have captivated people across the world. The idea that a lifelong nanny was secretly an astoundingly good street photographer—that the greatest collection of photos of Chicago from the 1950s through the 1970s had been sitting undiscovered in storage […]

Vintage Photos Show Amazing Vancouver Neon Signs and Streets Scenes in 1950s

Man with Bandage

These colorful photos show what Vancouver’s Upper East Side and downtown looked like in its’ glory days of the 1950’s. The photographer captures a city basking in the glow of neon signs. The Vancouver photographs of Fred Herzog are awash with vibrant color. They are complex, mysterious, exuberant, and full of life, much like the […]

Stunning Colorized construction photos of 10 global landmarks

Stunning Colorized construction photos of 10 global landmarks

Colorized construction photos of 10 global landmarks. These 10 photographs, in monochrome and then reconstructed color, are taken from the forthcoming book The Paper Time Machine, a collaboration between Retronaut and Jordan Lloyd of Dynamichrome. The finished book will contain 130 reconstructed color historical photographs arranged chronologically, chosen and introduced by Retronaut.       […]

Headless Photos of the Victorian Period

Headless Photos of the Victorian Period

Headless Photos of the Victorian Period. It’s not easy to remember the world before Photoshop and digital photo editing. Probably some people believe that, before the advent of technology, the photographs were simple representations of reality at the time of shooting. These statements are true, but not entirely. In Victorian times, photography was a booming […]