With all the iPhones, iPads and Androids devices that we use today, it is pretty hard to deduct the functions of a device from the way it looks. This was not always the case. Consider the Gramophone.
It was pretty easy to understand the function of each component of this gadget. This part turns, this part senses the music and this part outputs the voice. Can you do this with a Smartphone? I don’t think so. This is why I miss those old gadgets so much.
Photographer Jim Golden must share similar feelings. His series Relics of Technology is a collection of technology from past times, when you could still understand what a device does just by looking at it.
Jim picks thrift stores finding his relics, and then poses them in a most appetizing ways. [Read more...]