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An Infatuated Photographer’s Pictures of Amsterdam’s People in the 1960s and 70s

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Eduard van der Elsken (10 March 1925 – 28 December 1990) was a Dutch photographer and filmmaker. Continue reading »

Luxury and Decay: Atmospheric Abandoned Ruins in Photographs by Thomas Jorion

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French photographer born in 1976, Thomas Jorion lives in Paris and travels the world to achieve his singular and timeless landscapes. Self-taught, he creates his photographs in natural light using an analogue large format 4×5 » camera. He captures places in ruins or abandoned, and allows us to rediscover and to imagine their past glory in a bygone era. Continue reading »

This Photographer Lets Us See the Less Glamorous Side of His Polished Photos

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We look at polished Instagram photos of “perfect” people with admiration, and sometimes we may wish it could be us. It seems like they are living their best lives and it’s all because the grass is greener in life online. Continue reading »

Before-And-After Pics Reveal How Much These Beautiful Images Are Photoshopped To Look Surreal

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The photographer known as The_Nicest_Misanthrope has presented a collection of pictures in the fantasy genre. He assures us that such photos are in great demand! Seeing the original photos, we can conclude that they have come a very long way to their fairy-tale finale. Continue reading »

Beautiful Photos Show Fashion Styles of Cheryl Ladd in the 1970s

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Born 1951 in Huron, South Dakota, American actress and singer Cheryl Ladd originally came to Hollywood to begin a career in music (she was known as “Cherie Moor” when she was the singing voice of Melody on Hanna-Barbera’s Josie and the Pussycats animated series, and she also sang on the 1970 album of the same name). Continue reading »

For the Record: Photography & the Art of the Album Cover

For the Record: Photography & the Art of the Album Cover celebrates the unique ‘object d’art’ that is the Album Cover and reflects upon its role in shaping and making artists – both in front of and behind the camera.

For the Record brings together over 200 album covers, highlighting the central role photography plays in defining artists and bands, and showcasing some of the most iconic album covers of our times.

Grace Jones – Nightclubbing, Island Records, 1981, by Jean-Paul Goude
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The Nightclubbing cover is regarded as one of the most iconic of album sleeves. Despite Goude and Jones’s controversial relationship, this is perhaps the most memorable image of the singer. Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Images of The 2022 Association of Photographers Awards

Project – Silver – Portrait of a Village
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‘Documenting the Ukrainian village from which my family were taken by Nazis in 1942 – I’m the first of my family to ever go back. The village has witnessed great horrors: epidemics, famines, invasions and murders. The focus was my relief to find such a welcoming and colourful place. A wonderful Ukrainian community that didn’t echo my Black Sea German ancestor’s dark history. The Russian invasion of Ukraine has turned all that on its head. I’m deeply concerned about everyone involved in the project and fear history is repeating itself.’ Photograph: Catherine Losing/c/o AOP Continue reading »

The Candy Men: Photographer Captures Candy Floss Sellers of Mumbai

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Photographer Jon Enoch has released a set of portraits featuring candy floss sellers in the Indian city of Mumbai. Continue reading »

Spectacular Winning Images of The Sony World Photography Award 2022

From migrant self-portraits to a wily vixen, this year’s prize-winning photographers cast a fresh eye on the world.

The Fox’s Tale: Milan Radisics, Hungary (1st place, Wildlife & Nature)
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Radisics says: ‘Over eight months, I spent almost every night sitting at the window of my cottage in the middle of the forest. The young vixen appears in the village after dusk, circles an hour and a half, and appears in a courtyard several times. I observed her movements and behaviour from the darkened room, and took the exposure remotely. I named her Roxy. I set the lights in advance, like in a studio, and waited for the protagonist to walk into the scene’ Continue reading »

Fabulous Photos of Ewa Aulin in the 1960s and ’70s

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Born 1950 in Landskrona, Swedish actress Ewa Aulin won the title of Miss Teen Sweden in 1965 at age 15, and earned the title of Miss Teen International 1966. In 1967, at age 16, she made her feature-film debut with a supporting role in the comedy Don Giovanni in Sicilia (Don Juan in Sicily), based on the novel by Vitaliano Brancati. Continue reading »

The Best Winning Photos From The iPhone Macro Photography Challenge

“Sea Glass” by Guido Cassanelli – Shot on iPhone 13 Pro Max
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Here are the 10 winning photos from the 2022 Shot on iPhone Macro Challenge. Over the course of several weeks earlier this year, iPhone photographers from around the world shared their best macro photos for the Shot on iPhone Macro Challenge, making even the smallest details seem epic in images taken with their iPhone 13 Pro and iPhone 13 Pro Max. Continue reading »

Women Paint “Stockings” on Their Legs at a Store in Croydon, London, 1941

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Wallace Carothers produced the first nylon fiber in 1935, but it was the 1939 World’s Fair that first introduced the nylon stocking to the public. It was marketed as a fabric made from “carbon, water and air.“ Cheap and durable, better in appearance than silk, nylon soon became the material of choice for manufacturing women’s stockings. Continue reading »

Photographer Captures Stunning Pictures Show The Decline Of The Church In Italy

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Roman Robroek is a professional photographer from The Netherlands. He has a particular fondness for urban photography and has traveled worldwide to explore unique places filled with history, memories, and beauty. Whenever Roman would visit a new destination, he would often find himself looking into abandoned homes, empty buildings, and urban decay. Continue reading »

Nostalgic Photos Show Fashion Styles of Young People in the 1980s

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Fashion of the 1980s placed heavy emphasis on cheap clothes and fashion accessories and very big poofy hair. Apparel tended to be very bright and vivid in appearance. Punk fashion began as a reaction against both the hippie movement of the past decades and the materialist values of the current decade. The first half of the decade was relatively tame in comparison to the second half, which is when the iconic 1980s color scheme had come into popularity. Continue reading »

Sensual and Surreal Fine Art Photography by Oleg Oprisco

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Oleg Oprisco is a photographer nased in Kyiv, Ukraine. His pictures speak for themself. Oprisco shoot in medium format film cameras. He uses film as the way to experience the making of every shot, the reason behind every click, its formulation, and its nature. Continue reading »

Gorgeous Photos of American Actress and Model Joan Staley in the 1950s and ’60s

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Born 1940 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, American actress and model Joan Staley joined The Little Theater in Hollywood with roles in The Robe, Fiona in Brigadoon, and My Sister Eileen with actress Jo Anne Worley. This led to small roles in live television, such as Playhouse 90, Climax!, and Westinghouse Studio One. These appearances opened the door for her in film and television. Continue reading »

God Save the Queen: Amazing Photos of Manchester Punks in the 1980s

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Punk fashion is the clothing, hairstyles, cosmetics, jewelery, and body modifications of the punk counterculture. Punk fashion varies widely, ranging from Vivienne Westwood designs to styles modeled on bands like The Exploited to the dressed-down look of North American hardcore. The distinct social dress of other subcultures and art movements, including glam rock, skinheads, rude boys, greasers, and mods have influenced punk fashion. Continue reading »

Back To Beat Street: Photos of Hip-Hop In The Bronx Back in the 1980s

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Sophie Bramly spent 1982 to 1984 photographing clubs and culture in the Bronx. The New York borough was home to new sound and look. Continue reading »

The Sense Of Emotions In Fine Art Photography By Masha Sardari

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According to a photographer: “My name is Masha Sardari and I am 18 years old. I am a self-taught, fine art photographer and I have been creating art since January of 2010. Continue reading »

A Human Science Teacher Who Is Passionate About Capturing The Human Condition In The Streets

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Jeffrey De Keyser is a Street Photographer from the Belgian city of Ghent. As he says: “Street photography has the power to capture a small slice of the human condition, to evoke people’s emotions and to influence their thinking through a universal visual language. It’s a mirror of our imagination, an existential inquiry into perception, with the ability to express something that is beyond words.” Continue reading »

Beautiful Photos That Defined ’50s Women’s Swimsuits

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The post-war economic boom meant that people were not only spending more money they also wanted luxurious new styles. This economic boom also resulted in the return of fashion. Continue reading »

March 31, 1889: The Eiffel Tower Is Opened

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The Eiffel Tower was built to be the entrance to the 1889 World’s Fair in Paris. Construction was started by Gustave Eiffel’s company in January 1887 and completed in March 1889. Continue reading »

Sensual Fine-Art Portrait Photography By Berta Vicente

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It is an absolute trendsetter for the genre of fine-art photography. Lately there has been many wonderful photographers who take up fineart genre and amaze the world with their talent. Here we have Berta who is from Barcelona. Her pictures are spell bounding in relation to the depth and the feelings it conveys. Continue reading »

1953 Beverly Hills Session Sadness: The Last Photographs of Marilyn Monroe Taken by Andre de Dienes

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This session was to be the last one between Marilyn Monroe by Andre de Dienes, even though he asked to take photos of her several years later. Marilyn suffered from insomnia throughout her adult life. One night yet again in 1953 when she couldn’t sleep she called Andre de Dienes who came and took these poignant photos. Continue reading »

Striking Photos Documented Life of African-Americans in Chicago’s South Side in 1941

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The Great Migrations from 1910 to 1960 brought millions of African-Americans from the rural South to Chicago, where they became an urban population. The mass exodus radically transformed Chicago, both politically and culturally. Continue reading »