vintage

Vintage photography for the visual historian; trace the evolution of photography as a technology and an art from the era of pinholes and polaroids through the digital revolution.

Ossiana Tepfenhart5 months ago
10 of the Oldest Photos of Celebrities in History
Celebrities have always been a major draw of our attention, and regularly get mentioned by the press. This has been, and always will be the case. When we usually think of celebrities, we think of the ...
Evelyn Starr5 months ago
The 10 Most Coveted Vintage Cameras
In a world where most things revolve around instant gratification, a trend has developed to slow down, and return to the basics. Taking a selfie on your phone camera is quick and easy, but does it tru...
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Anthony Laverty5 months ago
Lomography
Lomography or the art of colourful, throwaway, lo-fi photography celebrates its 21 birthday during the year, 2013. This International photographic movement started humbly by a handful of young student...
Most Iconic Photos Ever Taken
Any number of a hundred or more iconic and influential images could fill this list, but I've narrowed down 10 photographs that I consider to be among the absolute most iconic photos ever taken. Some d...
Riley Raul Reese6 months ago
Oldest Photographs in History
Hard as it may be to believe, the history of the camera is one that spans hundreds of years. Photography, though, has a shorter lifespan. Although cameras and camera-like devices have been around for ...
Blake O'Connor6 months ago
The Most Famous Photographs of All Time
While an average photograph is worth one thousand words, the more famous among them often elicit entire books. The historical context is just as important to the visual composition of a photograph bec...
Ossiana Tepfenhart10 months ago
The History of the Camera: How Each Camera Has Evolved
Ah, the camera. Right now, we take more photos in a single day than humanity has taken, in total, in the past 100 years—or so we're told, anyway. Cameras have become as commonplace as cars, television...
Anna Flahertya year ago
Why We Should All Take at Least One Polaroid
Ah, the polaroid. A long lost tradition. Instant cameras have been commercially available since the late 40s, and were all the range in the late 20th century. People were thrilled at the opportunity t...
Gareth Loughlina year ago
Camera Conning
After some strange days in a rough Casablancan neighbourhood, I take the train north to Tangier. I watch the landscapes from the window—they change from stark and sandy to hilly and floral. The city i...