Friday, December 30, 2011

Awesome Photos of Photographers in The Past

André Kertész, Self-portrait, 1927

Ed van der Elsken, self-portrait with Ata Kandó, 1953

Walker Evans by Peter Seker, 1935-1936

Dennis Stock by Andreas Feininger, 1951

Margaret Bourke-White by Oscar Graubner, 1934

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Herald Square, 34th and Broadway, Manhattan, 1936

15 Amazing Black and White Portrait Photos of Celebrities Taken by Norman Seeff in the 1970s and 1980s

The legendary Los Angeles-based photographer Norman Seeff has shot candid portraits of everyone from Steve Jobs to Patti Smith, but is perhaps best known for his images of musicians—The Rolling Stones, Tina Turner, and Carly Simon, to name a few.

In the years 1970-1980, Seeff inaugurated his creative sessions with artists and celebrities. His photographs of musicians and actors were often regarded as the defining images of artists at the height of their career. Here's a selection of 15 amazing black and white photographs taken by Norman Seeff from between the 1970s and 1980s.

Mick Jagger

Patti Smith

John Travolta

Steve Jobs

John Belushi

Pictures of Anonymous Lives, Long Past

Florida c.1905

Group at Hokio Beach, Horowhenua District, 1909

AtlanticCity, NewJersey, c.1905

Ballroom, Hyde Park Hotel, 1912

Bathing machine

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Marilyn Monroe hiking, August 1950

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Elvis Presley Playing Touch Football

Elvis Presley playing touch football at the Dave Wells Community Center December 27, 1956. Several hundred people watched the singer pass, kick and run a touchdown. Presley joined the rough game shortly after lunch and played until dark, taking turn in line and backfield.

Marilyn Monroe at Tobay Beach, Long Island in the Summer of 1949

Marilyn Monroe photographed by André De Dienes in June, 1949. These beautiful pictures were taken a week after Monroe's even more famous nude pictures.

Old Photos of North African Women

Sunday, December 25, 2011

Old Chinese Photos

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Christmas Photographs from World War II

Vintage Christmas Photographs Predating 1920