Photography

Iconic images colorized

Lincoln

Iconic images restored and colorized. (via NPR)

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Copley Square, 1910

Copley Square 1910

Copley Square from the roof of the Boston Public Library, ca. 1910 (Boston Public Library, via Park & Tremont)

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Harlem, 1946

Pierce Arrow

Mr. Perkins Pierce Arrow, Harlem, New York
1946
Todd Webb

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New York, 1946

Street Market, Suffolk Street, New York

Street Market, Suffolk Street, New York
1946
Todd Webb

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Manhattan, 1959

Broadway at Wall Street

Broadway at Wall Street, New York
1959
Todd Webb

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Emily Dickinson was here

Emily Dickinson dress

Emily Dickinson’s only surviving dress, Amherst Historical Society, Amherst, Massachusetts, 2010 (photo: Annie Leibovitz, from Pilgrimage).

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Italy, 1940

Duce Duce Duce

Photo by Carl Mydans. (Life Magazine)

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Face of the Day

Water boatman

Water boatman viewed in reflected light. Photo by Charles Krebs. (Click to view full size.) From the Nikon Small World Photomicrography Competition 2011.

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Think Different, cont’d

Think Different Amelia Earhart poster

Poster from Apple’s Think Different campaign (1997).

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The Master

Henry James

Henry James, age 63
Rye, England, 1906
Photogravure by Alvin Langdon Coburn, 1882-1966

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Orange sunrise

orange sunrise

This photo, by Frans Lanting for National Geographic, has not been Photoshopped or retouched in any way. It shows a place called Dead Vlei in Namibia in the early light of dawn. Details about the making of the photo are here. (Via PDN.)

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Miller & Monroe, 1957

Monroe and Miller by Avedon (1957)

Marilyn Monroe and Arthur Miller, 1957, by Richard Avedon.

Note to my sons: once upon a time it was very, very cool to be a writer.

Sand Dunes, Oceano, California 1936

Weston - Sand Dunes

Sand Dunes, Oceano, California 1936
Edward Weston

(via MFA Boston)

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Prague, 1924

Sudek

Josef Sudek, Morning Trolley (Prague)
1924
Gelatin silver print
26.4 x 22.9 cm (10⅜ x 9 in.)

(via MFA Boston)

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Lartigue

Lartigue

Le Grand Prix A.C.F.
Jacques Henri Lartigue
1913
Gelatin silver print
4½ x 6¾ in.

via Art Blart

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Boston, 1971

Boston, 1971

Photo by Nick DeWolf (via)

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New York, 1964

André Kertész – Untitled (woman sunbathing on roof reading), September 21, 1964

Untitled (woman sunbathing on roof reading), September 21, 1964
André Kertész

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Photo of the Day

Men in Hats Watching the Sky (BBC)

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California, 1936

Dorothea Lange - Daughter of Migrant Tennessee Coal Miner

Daughter of Migrant Tennessee Coal Miner Living in American River Camp near Sacramento, California. Photo by Dorothea Lange, 1936.

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Building the Empire State Building

Building the Empire State Building

Empire State Building 2

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