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Paul & Fran Giambarba
Cape Cod, Massachusetts
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Storm photo taken on a later North Atlantic crossing on the Bremen Rough weather, rough seas, medium swells, just off Newfoundland. Ruth out on deck in the morning, came back to our cabin with her face badly wind burned. She says she looks like a very old baby. Cold and... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at Innocents Abroad
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My portrait of our Australian friend, Pat. Oil on canvas, 1958 Raw and choppy – sunny later. Australian girl next to Ruth at table. Loves U.S. Going to Paris where she hopes to find a job for the summer. She’s a nurse. Today is Liberation Day for the Dutch. The... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Innocents Abroad
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A halting attempt at note taking. Ball-pont pen. Wednesday, May 4. Beautiful day – calm sea. Lounged in deck chairs all day – Bouillon served in morning by deck stewards and tea in afternoon. Spoke with real burgher type [tulip] bulb salesman – pink florid face – blond – spent... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Innocents Abroad
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I had been working for a few years freelancing cartoons to Boston advertising agencies and an upstart company across the river in Cambridge called Polaroid. I had illustrated two text books for D.C. Heath and Ginn, and I had sold a spread to True magazine. I earned about $5,000 a... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Innocents Abroad
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There was another thing I heartily disbelieved in - work. Work, it seemed to me even at the threshold of life, is an activity reserved for the dullard. It is the very opposite of creation, which is play… The part of me which was given up to work, which enabled... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at Innocents Abroad
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I've just discovered excellent color photographs that were taken 100 years ago in Britain, in 1913 Christina in Red, an article by Amanda Uren in Retronaut on mashable.com at this link. Click on images to enlarge them. Christina, photographed in 1913 by her father, Mervyn O'Gorman, at Lulworth Cove, Dorset,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 25, 2015 at Analog Photography at its Best
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Dan Farrell, John F. Kennedy, Jr. 25 November 1963 Dan Farrell of the New York Daily News Dan departed this life in 13 April this year, just nine days ago. Click on this Boston Globe link for the story behind the iconic photograph. Continue reading
Posted Apr 23, 2015 at Analog Photography at its Best
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Bettie was born 92 years ago today. By hard work and determination she became the most popular photographic pinup model of her day. You can search for innumerable cheesy photos of her on the web which gets me off the hook, since many of them are what's referred to today... Continue reading
Posted Apr 22, 2015 at Analog Photography at its Best
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These elegant photographs. remarkable for their simplicity and tastefulness, were taken within the last six months with a single camera and lens using the same analog film. Click on images to enlarge them. Kumiko Sekiguchi, rose, Contax Aria, Zeiss Planar 50mm, Kodak Portra 400 film Kumiko Sekiguchi, scabiosa, Contax Aria,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 11, 2015 at Analog Photography at its Best
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Half Past Autumn: The Life and Works of Gordon Parks "In addition to his filmmaking and photography, this genuine Renaissance man was also a poet, a novelist, a musician, and a composer." Available on Netflix. I gave it 5 stars. Gordon Parks in 1948. Gordon Parks Back to Fort Scott... Continue reading
Posted Apr 5, 2015 at Analog Photography at its Best
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Scanned from the original pages of Century and Scribner's monthly magazines from 1903 and 1908. Edward Steichen, Alfred Stieglitz, The Century magazine for January 1908. Click on images to enlarge them. For more about fellow photographer Gertrude Staunton Kasebier, click on this link. Continue reading
Posted Mar 28, 2015 at Analog Photography at its Best
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George Hurrell, selfie George Hurrell's Hollywood lighting at work George Hurrell, Jean Harlow, January 1935 issue of Vanity Fair George Hurrell, Ramon Navarro, 1931 George Hurrell, Anna May Wong, 1938 George Hurrell, Greta Garbo and John Barrymore, 1933 George Hurrell, Carole Lombard, date unknown George Hurrell, Humphre Bogart, 1939 George... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2015 at Analog Photography at its Best
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For Saint Patrick's Day I couldn't resist uploading these wonderful old photos that tell a history of a long-suffering country in its heroic struggle against an occupying empire. Thanks to the staff of the National Library of Ireland for its treasure trove of photographs and history. The laconic captions are... Continue reading
Posted Mar 8, 2015 at Analog Photography at its Best
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Bastian Kalous [Bastiank80] My RITUAL. Fuji FP-100c45, 2015 Bastian Kalous [Bastiank80] Wild Eyes. Polaroid 55 film, 2015 Bastian Kalous [Bastiank80] Rough Sea at Vik. Polaroid 55 film, 2015 Bastian Kalous [Bastiank80] View To The Watzmann. Polaroid 55 film, 2015 Bastian Kalous [Bastiank80] Frozen In The Lake. Polaroid 79 film, 2014... Continue reading
Posted Feb 22, 2015 at Analog Photography at its Best
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Stacie Gerrity [Oh Stacie] Unintentional, 2014 Stacie Gerrity [Oh Stacie] apple, Wooden pinhole camera / Polaroid back / Fuji FP3000B film, 2015 Stacie Gerrity [Oh Stacie] orchid, Wooden pinhole camera / Polaroid back / Fuji FP3000B film, 2015 Stacie Gerrity [Oh Stacie] hydrangea, Wooden pinhole camera / Polaroid back /... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2015 at Analog Photography at its Best
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Andy Jenkins [er_code_blue] Untitled, Leica M6, Polaroid 669, Daylab, 2015 Andy Jenkins [er_code_blue] Untitled, Hasselblad 500 c/m, Fuji fp100c film, 2015 Andy Jenkins [er_code_blue] Untitled, Impossible Project Instant Lab with px 680, 2015 Andy Jenkins [er_code_blue] Untitled, Graflex Crown Graphic, Polaroid 59 film, 2015 Andy Jenkins [er_code_blue] Untitled, Polaroid SX-70... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2015 at Analog Photography at its Best
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Click on the hot links below for a modest and understated introduction by this very talented artist. Angel Pastor, Lumen Print with Indian Ink, Gellatos and Watercolour, 2015 Angel Pastor, The Tree Behind The Wall in Winter, 2014 Angel Pastor, Lingerie Reflection (Angelo Greco style), 2014 Angel Pastor, Scare Crow,... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2015 at Analog Photography at its Best
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Selfies Edward S. Curtis, Self-portrait, c. 1889 Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2015 at Analog Photography at its Best
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Selfies Margaret Bourke-White, Self-portrait, date unknown Continue reading
Posted Jan 29, 2015 at Analog Photography at its Best
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Selfies Gianni Berengo Gardin, Self-portrait, date unknown Continue reading
Posted Jan 28, 2015 at Analog Photography at its Best
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Selfies Grant Hamilton, Self, date unknown Continue reading
Posted Jan 27, 2015 at Analog Photography at its Best
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Selfies Chloe Aftel, Self-portrait, date unknown Continue reading
Posted Jan 26, 2015 at Analog Photography at its Best
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Selfie Bill Brandt, Self-portrait with mirror, date unknown Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2015 at Analog Photography at its Best
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Selfie Eva Flaskas, Self-portrait Continue reading
Posted Jan 24, 2015 at Analog Photography at its Best
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Selfie Wilfried Haillot, Self-potrait Wilfried Haillot, My new shoes Continue reading
Posted Jan 22, 2015 at Analog Photography at its Best