Will the pictures we've taken follow the same trajectory? Decades from now, will someone come across a photo of Eddie and me from our wedding day and wonder: whatever happened to this hopeful young couple?
(And what about this new generation that doesn't even print pictures? Most people now simply
I'm fascinated by family photos - old or new, mine or yours. (I'm the one who will actually ask you to show me your photo albums!) I love the often askew compositions, figures and faces coming and going from the edges of the frame, the cutting off of heads (my father-in-law was actually quite good at this), the humor, the proud poses, the frequently
Below are some displaced family snapshots I discovered and fell in love with today (from a Tumblr site called Look at Me.) They are lovely, ordinary (and not so ordinary) moments, experienced by people who believed those moments were important enough to be remembered.
And here's a short film about a guy who calls himself The Photo Man. It is totally worth watching (get out some kleenex). He's a hero, breathing new life into old pictures sadly destined for trash bins - resurrecting the subjects and the photographers, alike.