Monthly Archives: October 2013
Mystery creates wonder and wonder is the basis of man’s desire to understand. Neil Armstrong Grave marker, Cedar Key FL; photo by the author, 2012 So often in the past several years as I did research on Georgia photographers, I ran into somewhat unusual, but photograph-related articles. Halloween seems a good time to share these […]
These Tuesday Tips items below are all related to prior posts in my series Researching Photographers Working in the South, but are useful for any historic research you may be doing. Although not all this information is brand new, it’s a good idea to become familiar with it if it is new to you. If you are anything […]
Walker Evans, New Orleans, Louisiana Street Scene, 1935; Digital image courtesy of the Getty’s Open Content Program Louisiana, and a Georgia Connection Those of us from elsewhere think only of New Orleans when we consider Louisiana. As far as recognizable images, those of that city are the ones with which we are most familiar. There […]
Happy Friday. Here is a fun post my Georgia friends will appreciate. I have my own worn copy of Tullie’s Receipts so I felt good about sharing an extra with Gena, among other goodies I thought she could use. If you are interested in this topic, see if you can locate a copy from a […]
A very nice post on family photos taken by upstate NY photographers, one succeeding the other. These “Yankee” photographers are also relevant in our search for our Southern photographers and families.
This is a post on another person I find fascinating who was associated with photography in Georgia. I know both “only a little” and “quite a lot” about him, if that’s possible. The fact that his name is that of a twentieth century author and also of a musician certainly made the research I’ve done […]
Here, in an The Old is New Again section are news items that are related to my prior posts in my series, Researching Photographers Working in the South — but the following is information that was new to me, and perhaps to you, too. Eadweard Muybridge. The Horse in Motion as Shown by Instantaneous Photography with a Study […]