Vernacular Finds

Max Sher - A Remote Barely Audible Evening Waltz
Dear Leonardo, everything was much more serious, namely: I was at one of the stages of disappearing. You know, a…

By Bryan Formhals

Discovering Ansel Adams
I first learned about Ansel Adams after reading Christopher Schreck’s post about his photographs from the cave systems of Carlsbad…

By Bryan Formhals

Year: 1961, Variation #1
©Richard Clark ©avaloncm ©Adam…

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Vintage Cochise County
It’s great stumbling upon these type of photographs on Flickr. INFO Vintage Cochise…

By Bryan Formhals

The Scurlock Studio and Black Washington: Picturing the Promise
©Smithsonian Institution ©Smithsonian Institution ©Smithsonian Institution I was in Washington D.C. a few weeks ago and had a free afternoon…

By Bryan Formhals

UPDATED: Vivian Maier and All Those Other Undiscovered Photographers
The story of Vivian Maier and her recently discovered work has been circulating for a few days now ever since…

By Bryan Formhals

Century Old Color Photography From Russia by Sergey Mikhaylovich Prokudin-Gorsky
Tolstoy by Mikhaylovich Prokudin-Gorsky “The process used involved a camera that would take a set of three photographs.  These pictures…

By Bryan Formhals

Enjoy Your Traditions & Superstitions, Whatever Form They May Take.....Plus! Tumblr
via While Seated I’ve been a tad obsessed with Tumblr recently.  It’s kind of like walking into a strange visual…

By Bryan Formhals

Arrested Development Stills
I can think of nothing better to cure the Xmas boredom than to indulge in all three seasons of…

By Bryan Formhals

1,000 Rolls of Kodachrome a Day
“There will be a certain element that will miss it, the artists will miss it, some professionals will miss it.…

By Bryan Formhals

Behind the Scenes Obama Pix on Flickr
©David Katz This is really quit amazing if you think about it.  Obama won the election partly because of he…

By Bryan Formhals

A Shorpy Interlude
© 2008 shorpy.com Shorpy: History in…

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WTC
by Giuseppe Nardacchione by Ian Fish by Juergen Berkessel by Tony Hoffman by ceruleansnake by Ian…

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Vernacular Finds: Kids
by Melinda Gennero by computerteacher78 by kampolerta found by James…

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The Visual Style of Mad Men
Not only is a great show, but it’s also visually interesting.  The colors, angles, compositions and details all come together…

By Bryan Formhals

Overindulging in Vernacular
I haven’t been able to figure out if there’s any benefit to a heavy dose of vernacular photography, but right…

By Bryan Formhals