From The Attic
These days we're inundated with images. Making pictures is easy. I think this has made it harder to see what is really there to be seen — not only in the pictures, but also in the world beyond them. Making pictures is easy; seeing the world in front of us is hard. These photographs made me stop and look and see. I hope they will do that for you as well. View them in slideshow. Look at the faces.Read More
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Though the pictures are badly degraded, to me this only adds to their charm and their poignancy. What remains on the film is what can never be captured on the film in the first place — not the details of faces and places, but the spirits of people who laughed and cried where I now laugh and cry with my own family. In a sense the pictures are just snapshots of special moments — a girl's birthday party, a family vacation — just a few brief days in the lives of an American family. These are same things we all take pictures of, memorials of days we can never forget.