100 year old frozen negatives from Antarctica
Feb04

100 year old frozen negatives from Antarctica

The Antarctic Heritage Trust was restoring an old expedition hut in Antarctica. Inside the hut, they discovered a box of frozen negatives that had been preserved for a hundred years. The cellulose nitrate negatives were encased in a block of ice and had to be carefully thawed. A century of mold and ice could have easily ruined them, but after hours of painstaking work, the images were successfully extracted. Here are just some of the...

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Rare photos from partition of India and Pakistan
Nov13

Rare photos from partition of India and Pakistan

It was the greatest mass migration in human history. In 1947, the Indian subcontinent gained independence after one and a half centuries of British rule. The resulting partition of India created the two countries of Pakistan and current-day India. Over a million people migrated across the newly created borders. Muslims towards Pakistan, Hindus and Sikhs towards India. Most left their ancestral homes with nothing more than what they...

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America’s Long Forgotten Places
Nov13

America’s Long Forgotten Places

States of Decay is a book by photographers Daniel Barter and Daniel Marbaix on America’s abandoned places. It is a collection of photos that explores the haunting beauty of some of the most amazing constructions in the North Eastern states that time forgot. Here is just some of their work: Pretty amazing and inspiring pics. Available on Amazon...

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Colorized historical photos get a new dimension
Nov10

Colorized historical photos get a new dimension

Check out these historical and memorable, black & white photos that have been colorized. The process has breathed new life into them and given them that extra dimension that we can better relate to. The Hindenburg disaster, 1937 Nikola Tesla Oscar II, King of Sweden and Norway, 1880 Japanese archers, 1860 Charlie Chaplin, 1916 Mark Twain Hydrogen bomb test Anne Frank, 1942 Albert Einstein, 1939 Abraham Lincoln, 1865 Walt Whitman,...

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