Tag: vintage

Feb 27, 2017

In 1885 Wilson Bentley Took the First Ever Photographs of Snowflakes (23 Photos)

In 1885 Wilson Bentley Took the First Ever Photographs of Snowflakes (23 Photos)

He believed no two snowflakes were the same

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Feb 23, 2017

Picture of the Day: A Mug Shot of the Inventor of the Mug Shot (1912)

Picture of the Day: A Mug Shot of the Inventor of the Mug Shot (1912)

Alphonse Bertillon (24 April 1853 – 13 February 1914) was a French police officer, biometrics researcher, and inventor of the mug shot

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Feb 6, 2017

Picture of the Day: Early HDR Photo From 1856

Picture of the Day: Early HDR Photo From 1856

Early high-dynamic-range imaging sample created by exposing two monochromatic negative images (one for the sky, the other for the sea). The photo was taken by Gustave Le Gray (1820-1884), who has been called “the most important French photographer of the nineteenth century” because of his technical innovations

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Jan 9, 2017

How Movie Effects Were Done in the Silent Film Era

How Movie Effects Were Done in the Silent Film Era

Back then, filmmakers had to be quite creative to pull off effects we might take for granted today

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Dec 14, 2016

Watch These Dancers Perfectly Mimic the Old Chuck E Cheese Animatronic Band

Watch These Dancers Perfectly Mimic the Old Chuck E Cheese Animatronic Band

Marquese “Nonstop” Scott, Julius “iGlide” Chisolm and Brandon “BamTheDancer” Morales destroy the #ChuckECheeseChallenge

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Nov 30, 2016

Picture of the Day: Planet For Sale

Picture of the Day: Planet For Sale

A classic from the NASA archives. Photo taken November 14, 1984

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Nov 22, 2016

Picture of the Day: Colorized Photo of the Tower Bridge Under Construction, 1889

Picture of the Day: Colorized Photo of the Tower Bridge Under Construction, 1889

The color makes this 127-year-old photo feel like it was taken yesterday

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