Documentary History Photography

Abandoned WWII Bunkers

January 23, 2011

Christopher Jobson

An exceptional and chilling collection of abandoned World War II bunkers by Amsterdam-based photographer Jonathan Andrew. While some photos clearly show the decrepit nature of these 70-year-old structures, it’s bizarre how futuristic some of them appear.



Food History Photography

Rice Krispyhenge

January 10, 2011

Christopher Jobson

Artist Brock Davis (of Boba’s invoice fame) snapped this photo of Rice Krispyhenge prior to it being eaten by ravenous sun worshipers. Now a print over at Society6.



History Photography

Pavel Maria Smejkal, Fatescapes

November 27, 2010

Christopher Jobson

Iconic historical war photos with the subjects removed by Slovakian artist Pavel Maria Smejkal. (via i like this art)



History Photography

Seregey Larenkov: Berlin, Prague, Moscow 1945/2010

November 22, 2010

Christopher Jobson

Russian photographer Sergey Larenkov melds photos taken during World War II with photos he shoots himself from the same vantage point in locations around Berlin, Prague, Moscow and Vienna. The results are an extremely haunting juxtaposition of time and place. See full-size images via his blog. (via theo)



History Photography

My Parents Were Awesome Blog Becomes a Book

November 21, 2010

Christopher Jobson

Some recent submissions to My Parents Were Awesome, a great blog where people submit photos of their parents being awesome. Soon to be a book, My Parents Were Awesome: Before Fanny Packs and Minivans, They Were People Too.



Design History Illustration

Matt Stevens interprets the number 17

November 18, 2010

Christopher Jobson

Designer Matt Stevens uses Pantone swatches to illustrate the past 17 years. So much brilliance in such a tiny space. I think Jobs and Dolly are my favorites. (via drawn)



History Photography

Time Passes

November 3, 2010

Christopher Jobson

Photographer unknown, posted in reverse chronological order. (via I like this blog)



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