All posts tagged: black and white photography

Portraits by Robert Holmgren

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Robert Holmgren is a photographer based in California who is originally from Rockford, Illinois. on his flickr page is a collection of portraits he scanned from old negatives dating back to 1971. here are some of my favourites. They range from my hometown Rockford, IL, my first photography classes in Southern Illinois University, to homes in […]

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Woolwich Dockyard Portraits

got totally sucked in by this amazing set of photos taken by George Plemper in London in the late 70’s & early 80’s For a period of 5 years between 1978 to 1982 photography was a way to prove to myself that I was still alive. Unable to unable to make sense of the “real world” and “real […]

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henri cartier-bresson

been browsing through the henri cartier-bresson interactive exhibition at moma, certainly one of the best photojournalists ever to have lived. he’s famous for his photos from his native france, but i really enjoyed the series taken in the USA between 1930-60ish. the first photo is from the McCann-Erickson advertising agency on Madison Avenue, New York in […]

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riverside school

a wonderful set of photographs from the seventies by george plemper titled riverside school in my early days i was employed as a science teacher at riverside school … my negatives and photographs sat mouldering in the back of my garage for 30 years before the wonders of the digital age allowed me to rescue them.

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