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Three Colours Beautiful: The Astonishing Early Colour Photography of Bernard F. Eilers

By Paul Gallagher @ Flashbak Bernard F. Eilers (1878-1951) had his own photographic business in Amsterdam, Holland. During the 1930s, business was poor. No-one wanted to hire a photographer or have a studio portrait taken. This lull in business caused by the Great Depression allowed Eilers to concentrate on developing a new process of colour […]

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Photos Of Fifth Avenue, New York, In The 1970s

By Paul Sorene | Flashbak “I’m a native New Yorker and still live in the City,” writes Robert Iulo. “In the 1970s I was a professional photographer doing portfolios for actors, models and dancers but what I really loved to do was street photography. I’d take my camera and roam a particular area of the city.” >> […]

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Marilyn Monroe photos by Milton H. Greene and Douglas Kirkland featured in London exhibit

The Little Black Gallery in London is presenting Gentlemen Prefer Blondes starring Marilyn Monroe by Milton H. Green & Douglas Kirkland today through February 27. Milton H. Greene was a well-known fashion photographer in the 1940s before turning his lens toward celebrities. It was a fateful session with Marilyn Monroe in 1953, however, that he […]