Monday, August 30, 2010

country nights

Friday, August 13, 2010

vacation

Thursday, August 12, 2010

color

This treasure trove has been making its way around the webs, but if you haven't seen it yet, it's really spectacular: color slides from 1939 to 1943. (The above shot is by Jack Delano.) In our visual shorthand for the WWII era it's almost always black and white. To see it in color is like seeing a whole different time (more real in a way, since we relate to color more immediately.) Just look at the difference in conveying the Depression.

Walker Evans:


Russell Lee:

Wednesday, August 11, 2010

time moves backward

Mohican Hotel ad, Providence, RI, 1996


Mohican Hotel ad, Providence, RI, now

Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Monday, August 9, 2010

Friday, August 6, 2010

money's worth

Thursday, August 5, 2010

summertime

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

'96, old new york


Tuesday, August 3, 2010

'96


Monday, August 2, 2010

idaho, '96