We were fortunate to have Kodachrome
Was there ever another film as all-around good as Kodachrome?
Scanning old color slides with the Plustek OpticFilm 8200i SE
Some old color slides, scanned.
It’s about 1948, and you’re looking over the National Mall in Washington, DC
Among my mother-in-law’s Kodachromes are images of the National Mall from atop the Washington Monument — in about 1948. How the Mall has changed!
People in the early 1950s bearing cameras
Vintage early-50s Kodachromes of people holding cameras — common cameras then and now.
Postwar memories on Kodachrome
I scanned in a giant cache of Kodachromes that belong to my wife’s mother. They’re from the late 1940s and early 1950s, and boy do the colors still pop. Check some of them out here!
Imagining the stories behind old photographs of cars that weren’t that old yet
Even for someone who doesn’t love cars like I do, a new car can be a point of pride of pleasure. How many of us have photographs of ourselves with our new cars shortly after we got them? Perhaps that’s why this smiling woman was photographed with her 1966 Falcon. The Kodachrome slide from which…