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Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire - The New York Times - Errol Morris on veracity in photos.

Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire - The New York Times - Errol Morris on veracity in photos.

“I think the new way to save memories is through interesting and creative pictures,” he says. “Gone are the days of lining up at every family gathering or looking back at photos trying to figure out where you were by context clues. Hashtags and the amount of description we get to add to digital photos make it so easy to capture a moment.”

How Millennial Parents Are Reinventing the Cherished Family Photo Album

It’s never been easier for parents to take pictures of their kids. But preserving them for posterity is another matter.

“I don’t want to live in a hole and only have two pics of me online. I want to be a person who is a person. I want people to know who I am,” she said.

When Kids Realize Their Whole Life Is Already Online

Googling yourself has become a rite of passage.

The Burns Archive serves as the premier source of images related to death, mourning and medical practices.  "Flowers, like forget-me-nots and calla lilies, were common in postmortem photography"

Providing Photographic Evidence

By PETER MANSEAU for The Vault (Slate) - October 2017

How Photos of Child Ghosts Comforted Grieving 19th-Century Parents

Among the creepiest of creepy 19th-century cultural artifacts, postmortem photographs of children have all the awkwardness of staged moments of family...

"Rosy retrospection" and "Reminiscence bump" (Autobiographical memory is not necessarily consistent through time. Memory storage actually increases and changes during times of identity changes.)

7 Memory Biases You Didn't Know Existed

Our memories aren't always reliable. Our brains often manipulate, invent, and distort memories to fit their own agenda.

The Obama Portraits and the History of African American Portraiture: "Viewers often assume that painted portraits emerge from the imagination of the artist, while photographic portraits come from a transparent, documentary transcription of life. But the above examples show the artistry and intention involved in all kinds of portrait-making, whatever the medium. Portraits, whether photographic or painted, aim to reveal something about the sitter."

The Obama Portraits and the History of African American Portraiture

Like many African American portraitists, Amy Sherald and Kehinde Wiley represent the Obamas as themselves, and as more than themselves.

"It’s reckoning with them as people again, a one to one. The point is to unhistorcize the person, to remove that divide of time, where we can have a relationship." - Daisy Patton

Reanimating Women from Found Photographs

From images of funerals to portraits of women who underwent forced sterilization, Daisy Patton's works allow "the person to come back from death for a moment."

Magoffin artist and business owner to hold first solo art exhibition | Salyersville Independent  Photographs: A Life Between Water & Color is an autobiographical celebration of the family photograph, with each piece being directly inspired by photos of her own family that she has either taken herself, or have been family keepsakes from years gone by. “These pieces showcase the beauty of the family photo album, highlighting scenes of past and present,” said the artist of her current body of…

Magoffin artist and business owner to hold first solo art exhibition

Married couple discovers they appeared in same photo 11 years be - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Married couple discovers they appeared in same photo 11 years before they met

KHQ.COM - Have you ever looked at your significant other and wondered, "did our paths ever cross before we met?" Or, "were we ever in the same place, at the

Young Esther

Beautiful 40's/ 50's style.

Fashion History Archives

Lady, circa 1940

Cult of Aphrodite Vintage

Cult of Aphrodite Vintage added 31 new photos to the album: People.

Vera Mulkey, 1954 Graduate, Polytechnic High School Long Beach, California

Sunny Nash - Ethnicity and Culture

Race Relations in America

1967 - TownandCountrymag.com

Princess Margaret's Glamorous Life In Pictures

A look at the royal life of Queen Elizabeth's younger sister.

1930s black girl in the moon. African American vintage look

Black History Album .... The Way We Were

1930s black girl in the moon. African American vintage look

Photo de Nina Leen, avril 1950

Vintage et cancrelats

Sisters in Skirts, circa 1950’s, donated by the Earl McCann Collection [from Twisted Sifter]

Preserved Moments of Historical Sass (Vol. 8)

I haven't done one of these for a while and I think it's about time we got the series going again. Not much to it, just me having a bit of fun curating the sassiest old school pictures I can find on net or from my inbox of pictures you've kindly sent in of your sassy ancestors. Oh and please keep se

Beach portrait - Young Esther and Hank?

12 African American Beach Portraits We Adore - Black Southern Belle

Missing the beach, today we are sharing some of our favorite African American Beach Portraits that bring us down memory lane.

Two women on the beach in Blackpool, UK.

Aura's Images of the old Medic.

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Hank or Errol Flynn?

Hank or Errol Flynn?

Dee

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From Brooklyn's Afropunk Festival!

Brooklyn's Afropunk Festival Brought Out the Best in Black Beauty

The mood at the Afropunk festival in Brooklyn was all about adventurous beauty. Before stepping out to the park, the ladies picked out their Afros to

a style Dee would dig?

a style Dee would dig?

Rockabilly Girl style - tough, pretty

Photos, Ideas and Hot Rod Lifestyle

Photo Galleries to Inspire. Browse through the photo galleries below, appreciate the work, and find some ideas... [More...]

Phylicia Rashad (née Ayers-Allen)

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Rosie: Boyle Heights,1940s

Page 2 – Bubbling up since 2006

Sweaters & Cardigans

Jessa

America Ferrera in Years of Living Dangerously (2014)

America Ferrera

America Ferrera in Years of Living Dangerously (2014)

Barbara Bel Geddes in Vertigo 1958

Barbara Bel Geddes in Vertigo 1958

Midge from 'Vertigo' (1958). Costume Designer: Edith Head

Midge from 'Vertigo' (1958). Costume Designer: Edith Head

"Raising Arizona" movie still, 1987.  Holly Hunter as Edwina 'Ed' McDunnough.

"Raising Arizona" movie still, 1987. Holly Hunter as Edwina 'Ed' McDunnough.

Holly Hunter bein' a badass

Holly Hunter hot pic in Saving Grace (#11 of 28)

Picture: Holly Hunter on TNT's 'Saving Grace.' Pic is #11 in a photo gallery for Holly Hunter featuring 28 pictures.

Lauren Velez in I Like It Like That (1994) Directed by Darnell Martin

Lauren Velez in I Like It Like That (1994) Directed by Darnell Martin

Ava

4th #birthday #Alameda

4th #birthday #Alameda

Margaret Cho, standing up

PHOTOS: 53 Amazing Female Comedians You Should Know

In honor of International Women's Day and the upcoming Women In Comedy Festival in Boston, we wanted to put together a list of some of our favorite femal...

Michelle Rodriguez at an event for Girlfight (2000)

Girlfight (2000)

Michelle Rodriguez at an event for Girlfight (2000)

Julia in her Greenpoint studio

In Greenpoint, A Cartoonist's Tiny Studio Is Also a Cabinet of Curiosities

"This apartment is the most me that anything can be," says Julia Wertz of her small Greenpoint studio, which functions as both a living space and makeshift cabinet of curiosities. For about two...

hearty magazine |   Julia Wertz: (Not) Drinking at the Movies

Julia Wertz: (Not) Drinking at the Movies

"This apartment is the most me that anything can be," says Julia Wertz of her small Greenpoint studio, which functions as both a living space and makeshift cabinet of...

In Greenpoint, A Cartoonist's Tiny Studio Is Also a Cabinet of Curiosities

"This apartment is the most me that anything can be," says Julia Wertz of her small Greenpoint studio, which functions as both a living space and makeshift cabinet of curiosities. For about two...

Betty

Vintage Beach images Siesta Key, Florida. #VintagePhotography #beach #Florida #historical #vintagephotograhs (Esther & Betty)

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Esther & Betty

Dust-to-Digital

Esther & Betty

Vintage 1980s Grey Wool Wrap Dress  #vintage #shopvintage

Vintage 1980s Grey Wool Wrap Dress

Vintage 1980s Grey Wool Wrap Dress #vintage #shopvintage

concord pleat dress | vintage 1980s Albert Nipon dress

Timeless & Feminine Clothing Inspired By Vintage / Adored Vintage

concord pleat dress | vintage 1980s Albert Nipon dress

Jacqueline Bisset

Jacqueline Bisset

Natalie Wood, c. 1968.

Natalie Wood

Natalie Wood, c. 1968.

Richard Gregson & Natalie Wood on their wedding day, 1969

Richard Gregson & Natalie Wood on their wedding day, 1969

Betty, wedding, late 60's

Betty, wedding, late 60's

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Barker

Leg o' mutton sleeve

Leg o' mutton sleeve

Esther

How many boyfriends??

Vintage Deluxe

I own a vintage shop and this is my inspiration! Thanks to all my Followers and all those I follow as well!!!

Photo Booth Doll

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Vintage postcard, Ghana, ca 1900

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criticalmera: “ Unknown photographer - Vintage postcard, Ghana, ca 1900 ”

Inez usually had a drink limit of three, but if Troy the lifeguard happened to be on duty, all bets were off...

Inez usually had a drink limit of three, but if Troy the lifeguard happened to be on duty, all bets were off...

Nzema women, Ivory Coast

Nzema women, Ivory Coast

model or street fashion, I wonder?

40's, 50's, 60's

Dedicated to the wonderful fashion/makeup/people/culture of the 1940's, 50's and 60's. None of the content posted on here is mine unless otherwise stated. Enjoy!

Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire - The New York Times - Errol Morris on veracity in photos.

Liar, Liar, Pants on Fire - The New York Times - Errol Morris on veracity in photos.

The Dance, by Gertrude Käsebier, 1905, The Royal Photographic Society.

The Dance, by Gertrude Käsebier, 1905, The Royal Photographic Society.

“I think the new way to save memories is through interesting and creative pictures,” he says. “Gone are the days of lining up at every family gathering or looking back at photos trying to figure out where you were by context clues. Hashtags and the amount of description we get to add to digital photos make it so easy to capture a moment.”

How Millennial Parents Are Reinventing the Cherished Family Photo Album

It’s never been easier for parents to take pictures of their kids. But preserving them for posterity is another matter.

“I don’t want to live in a hole and only have two pics of me online. I want to be a person who is a person. I want people to know who I am,” she said.

When Kids Realize Their Whole Life Is Already Online

Googling yourself has become a rite of passage.

Vintage Beach images Siesta Key, Florida. #VintagePhotography #beach #Florida #historical #vintagephotograhs (Esther & Betty)

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The Burns Archive serves as the premier source of images related to death, mourning and medical practices.  "Flowers, like forget-me-nots and calla lilies, were common in postmortem photography"

Providing Photographic Evidence

By PETER MANSEAU for The Vault (Slate) - October 2017

How Photos of Child Ghosts Comforted Grieving 19th-Century Parents

Among the creepiest of creepy 19th-century cultural artifacts, postmortem photographs of children have all the awkwardness of staged moments of family...

"Rosy retrospection" and "Reminiscence bump" (Autobiographical memory is not necessarily consistent through time. Memory storage actually increases and changes during times of identity changes.)

7 Memory Biases You Didn't Know Existed

Our memories aren't always reliable. Our brains often manipulate, invent, and distort memories to fit their own agenda.

The Obama Portraits and the History of African American Portraiture: "Viewers often assume that painted portraits emerge from the imagination of the artist, while photographic portraits come from a transparent, documentary transcription of life. But the above examples show the artistry and intention involved in all kinds of portrait-making, whatever the medium. Portraits, whether photographic or painted, aim to reveal something about the sitter."

The Obama Portraits and the History of African American Portraiture

Like many African American portraitists, Amy Sherald and Kehinde Wiley represent the Obamas as themselves, and as more than themselves.

"It’s reckoning with them as people again, a one to one. The point is to unhistorcize the person, to remove that divide of time, where we can have a relationship." - Daisy Patton

Reanimating Women from Found Photographs

From images of funerals to portraits of women who underwent forced sterilization, Daisy Patton's works allow "the person to come back from death for a moment."

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