A simple smile can make a significant change. Apparently, it can sometimes also “break the internet.” A photo from the late 19th century has recently emerged and quickly went viral. Unlike most photos from that era, it contains something so small, yet so powerful: a smile.
Most of us know Unsplash as a home of free stock photos (and an endless source of discussion about whether or not we should share our images for free). But today, there’s a good news story coming from the company. Thanks to its latest partnership, Unsplash is now offering a selection of historical photos free for everyone to download and use.
Like many photographers, I’m a connoisseur of old, analogue cameras. Sure, many of them don’t work and others can’t be shot due to the film stock no longer being produced, but there are a dozen or so that I continually cycle through when I go on a random film spree.
Something I haven’t yet done with my cameras is review them, much like I have with a few digital cameras over the past few years. Thankfully, Ade Torrent, a man behind a YouTube channel appropriately titled ‘Old Cameras’ is doing that which I have not; review old, analogue cameras one by one and share them online for the world to see.[Read More…]
When looking back through old photos, have you ever wondered why subjects rarely smiled, even if the portrait was of an exciting event like a wedding? If so, a new video from Vox will help address your questions.
In his latest episode, he reviews a 136 year old large format camera lens—one of the first to ever have an internal aperture mechanism.[Read More…]
Kids reacting to stuff that didn’t exist anymore when they were born is hilarious. TheFineBros recently let kids react to an old-school point-and-shoot film camera, the final video is incredibly funny but see for yourself:
Here are a couple of the best things the kids said in response to the cam: