Category Archives: photography

Forgotten Things From The Archives

Last week’s post about the miscellaneous pictures from the loose photos drawer inspired me to go through an old cigar box I had set aside from dad’s belongings. I had been meaning to go through it earlier, but had gotten … Continue reading

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Hoarded Snapshots

My friend Jorge and I had been discussing natural disasters that have affected large numbers of people in the past. He brought up the Great San Francisco Earthquake of 1906. Then I remembered the three antique stereoscope photographs stored away … Continue reading

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Modern Artifacts

There’s a common truism that says we can have a happier life if we appreciate the things we already own. It’s easy to understand how this can be true. As societies we build libraries to enshrine the knowledge we possess, … Continue reading

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Here Are Some Snapshots Today

Most people of a certain age and older have some sort of boxes filled with old snapshots that were never mounted into photo albums or were in older albums but were removed for one reason or another. The box might contain … Continue reading

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A Few More Postcards

The cooler weather this time of the year in Nebraska brings out my feelings of nostalgia. Once in awhile, that means it’s time to haul out one of the vintage cigar boxes full of picture postcards from the shelf. This … Continue reading

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Copy Your Photos

In a couple of days, we’ll have the second equinox of the year. Not only does that signal the change of seasons, but it is my reminder to archive photographs to save for posterity. I choose this time of year … Continue reading

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More Personal Pictures

Every so often I remember to file away images in my photo files that are stored on the laptop. While sorting them into categories, I also set a few aside to share with the public. As always, it was difficult … Continue reading

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