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(Photo of) Vintage Photo(s) of the Day #4

Please accept the fourth and final post in my (Po)VPotD series.  This last batch is my old stand-by theme.  I’m particularly fond of the shot on the left.  The image itself is a fine one, but what I like the … Continue reading

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(Photo of) Vintage Photo(s) of the Day #3

Oops.  I was so busy trying to untangle the plot of Justice League that I almost forgot to do today’s post.  I remembered just in time.  So please accept this photo of two photos: I give official names to all … Continue reading

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(Photo of) Vintage Photo(s) of the Day #2

Did you see yesterday’s post?  If so, you might be interested in the second post in my (Po)VPotD series.  It’s this one right here. I’ve always had a fondness for vintage photographs showing people playing (or at least posing with) stringed … Continue reading

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(Photo of) Vintage Photo(s) of the Day #1

Due to the fact that I don’t currently have access to a scanner, I’ve been forced to take photos of the vintage photos I recently purchased at Fairlook Antiques out here in Seattle.  I didn’t think I’d like the way … Continue reading

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Broken promises & those darned slacks

Remember yesterday when I said I was going to do a post-a-day for a week to celebrate the site’s tenth anniversary?  Well, I may have overstated my level of motivation and competence a bit there.  Today’s post was supposed to … Continue reading

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VPotD: The first of December…

If you look at this vintage photograph on my website (as opposed to in an email on your pocket oracle), you should be able to see the WordPress snow falling on the young woman.  For extra fun, see if you … Continue reading

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VPotD: Women, boats, lakes, piers, etc.

I picked up this pile of vintage photographs during my most recent trip to Fairlook Antiques.  I’ll be out there again soon enough, so I thought I’d post this batch to clear out the backlog. You can read the titles … Continue reading

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VPotD: The Pride of Puget Sound.

The owner of Fairlook Antiques has a name for photographs with writing on the front.  I can’t remember what it is, though.  I think it’s a term coined by the guy who wrote the book that got turned into a … Continue reading

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VPotD: 9 out of 10 old-timey people recommend watermelon.

It tastes great on a rocky beach. Speaking of rocky beaches, I picked up this shot because I initially thought the woman was holding a tiny human skull.  It didn’t take long for me to realize it was just three … Continue reading

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VPotD: Hello Big Boy!

My previous Vintage Photo of the Day post featured an otherwise fine shot that was ruined by a man and his big, dumb body getting in the way.  Well, here’s a second photo from that accidental series…which I guess I’m … Continue reading

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