I couldn’t help but feel a strong twinge of nostalgia when coming across this photo from the LIFE archives. As we get older our memories from childhood fade and are replaced with new memories from adulthood. There are sensations, however, like a giant pile of leaves … Read MoreChildren Play in a Pile of Autumn Leaves, Rockland County, New York, 1953.
Sit back, turn out the lights, and get ready to be scared by mother nature. In August of 2011 The U.S. Air Force Space Surveillance Radar in Texas recorded echoes of the Perseid Meteors as they passed over the monitoring facility. Includes imagery of a meteor … Read MoreThis is What A Meteor Shower Sounds Like
“Congratulations for being alive and listening on this night! … Millions didn’t make it.” – Norman Corwin’s opening line of Fourteen August: A Message for the Day of Victory, as read by Orson Welles on August, 14, 1945. Fourteen August is an impassioned message for … Read MoreFourteen August, by Norman Corwin, Performed by Orson Welles
Check out the fantastic photography of then-boy wonder photographer Larry Silver who was living in NYC at the time and shot these photos between 1949 and 1954. He didn’t know it at the time, but Silver’s work (specifically those shot among the hustle and bustle of the … Read MoreBlack & White Photos of NYC in the Early 1950s by Larry Silver
Ted Croner was an American photographer and, like Saul Leiter and Ruth Orkin, was an influential member of the New York School during the 1940s and 1950s. His dynamic photographs often show or represent compositional movement. The New York School of Photography refers to a loosely … Read MoreGorgeous Noir Gelatin Silver Prints of NYC in the 1940s by Ted Croner