Category Archives: photography

Some Vintage Night Slides

Yesterday was a stay in the house day because of unpleasant weather. While pondering the situation, I decided to go through another carousel of old slides. After all, I have a projector screen that I found on eBay from someone … Continue reading

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My Antique Tintypes

The small cardboard box kept in the file drawer along with old owner’s manuals, instruction sheets, and letters caught my eye yesterday. I store the box in that place in order to keep track of it and keep it safe … Continue reading

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Sunday Picks

I was in the middle of culling images from my files when Jorge arrived for one of his surprise visits. He looked over my shoulder as I scrolled through the thumbnail views on the laptop. Then my friend suggested that … Continue reading

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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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