36 Stunning Autochrome Photographs of Switzerland From the 1920s

Switzerland, officially the Swiss Confederation, is a landlocked country at the confluence of Western, Central and Southern Europe. It is a federal republic composed of 26 cantons, with federal authorities based in Bern. Switzerland is bordered by Italy to the south, France to the west, Germany to the north and Austria and Liechtenstein to theContinue reading “36 Stunning Autochrome Photographs of Switzerland From the 1920s”

42 Incredible Colorized Photos of Scotland During the Victorian Era

The following images show Scottish cities, towns and attractions during the 1890s – and in color. They were created using the Photochrom technique pioneered by Photoglob Zürich AG, which sees color manually added to black and white negatives. The process was extremely time-consuming and required painstaking attention to detail, but the result was color postcardsContinue reading “42 Incredible Colorized Photos of Scotland During the Victorian Era”

36 Glamour Fashion Photos From the 1950s and 1960s

William Klein is an American-born French photographer and filmmaker noted for his ironic approach to both media and his extensive use of unusual photographic techniques in the context of photojournalism and fashion photography. From 1955 to 1965, Klein began shooting glamorous yet innovative pictures for Vogue and other publications expanding the limits of acceptability inContinue reading “36 Glamour Fashion Photos From the 1950s and 1960s”

45 Incredible Photos from the Archives of National Geographic

National Geographic (formerly the National Geographic Magazine, sometimes branded as NAT GEO) is an American monthly magazine published by the National Geographic Society. Known for its photojournalism, it is one of the most widely read magazines of all time. The magazine was founded in 1888 as a scholarly journal, nine months after the establishment ofContinue reading “45 Incredible Photos from the Archives of National Geographic”

46 Amazing Fashion Photos From the 1950s and 1960s

From 1951 to 1955, German photographer Rico Puhlmann studied fashion design, art design, and art history at Berlin University of the Arts (Hochschule für Bildende Künste Berlin). Initially, he had worked as fashion styler for magazines such as Burda Moden, Constanze, and the Textil-Report since 1955. Simultaneously, he worked as fashion photographer. His fashion photosContinue reading “46 Amazing Fashion Photos From the 1950s and 1960s”

26 Amazing Portraits of Pop Stars Posing With Their Younger Selves

These portraits of pop stars posing with their younger selves are brilliant. No sign of Roger Daltry, the leader singer of The Who, who wished “I hope I die before I get old”, but plenty of: Agnetha Faltskog?, Amy Winehouse, Annie Lennox, Barbra Streisand, Beyonce, Boy George, Britney Spears, Bruce Springsteen, Cher, Cyndi Lauper, DavidContinue reading “26 Amazing Portraits of Pop Stars Posing With Their Younger Selves”

20 Beautiful Portraits of Women During the Later 19th and Early 20th Centuries

Pictorialism, an approach to photography that emphasizes beauty of subject matter, tonality, and composition rather than the documentation of reality. The Pictorialist perspective was born in the late 1860s and held sway through the first decade of the 20th century. It approached the camera as a tool that, like the paintbrush and chisel, could beContinue reading “20 Beautiful Portraits of Women During the Later 19th and Early 20th Centuries”

16 Amazing Vintage Photos of Niagara Falls during Winter

Niagara Falls is a group of three waterfalls at the southern end of Niagara Gorge, spanning the border between the province of Ontario in Canada and the state of New York in the United States. The largest of the three is Horseshoe Falls, also known as Canadian Falls, which straddles the international border of theContinue reading “16 Amazing Vintage Photos of Niagara Falls during Winter”

40 Wonderful Photochromes of Ireland in the 1890s

Ireland is an island in the North Atlantic. It is separated from Great Britain to its east by the North Channel, the Irish Sea, and St George’s Channel. Ireland is the second-largest island of the British Isles, the third-largest in Europe, and the twentieth-largest on Earth. Geopolitically, Ireland is divided between the Republic of IrelandContinue reading “40 Wonderful Photochromes of Ireland in the 1890s”