74 posts tagged vintage
Happy Fathers ! Day
Frank Sinatra at Mimi Beach by Renowned British photographer Terry O’Neill
Life Before Photoshop -1950
Bruce Mozert was renowned for being pretty innovative, coming up with underwater tricks to make these scenes seem as real as possible including using baking powder to create the powdery “smoke” coming out of the underwater barbecue.
Sammy Slabbinck renders dynamic collage prints, combining vintage photographs with contemporary compositional styles. The images are cut up into pieces and redistributed, playing with exaggeration and proportions. Other times, the images are placed in a reverse context, juxtaposing modern ideals with traditional states of mind.
Chiropractors Beauty Contest
by Wallace Kirkland, in the LIFE photo archive
George A. Van Biesbroeck (1880-1974), an astronomer at Yerkes Observatory, observing Mars when it approached close to the Earth that year. Van Biesbroeck is shown using the observatory’s 40 inch refracting telescope, the largest of its kind in the world.
Photograph via Smithsonian Institution
By Jack Hughes
Save Gas ! - 1940
Riotous, decadent, excessive … the 1920s were an era of lavish, vulgar, complete sensory saturation. Baz Luhrmann’s 2013 adaptation of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s 1925 novel, The Great Gatsby, endeavors to capture this feeling of dizzying, glittering hedonism with its vibrant sets and swooping 3-D shots.
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