Thursday, January 10, 2008

Easy to get lost in Shorpy

An amazing depository of old photos, particularly if you are drawn to these kind:

is a blog about old photos and what life a hundred years ago was like: How people looked and what they did for a living, back when not having a job usually meant not eating.

Photography takes an instant out of time,
altering life by holding it still.
~ Dorothea Lange


Zack said...

Dude, Shorpy is dope. Paul Simon was wrong: Everything looks better in black and white.

Nellicious Bly said...

But, Shorpy does put out those occasional kodachrome classics.

Anyway, now I'm addicted to Shorpy, sigh...thanks to DBP and that easy RSS link.