News Stories from March 2017

New Scans

Story posted: 29. March 2017 by Jason Sloan

So I have been doing some more scanning of some negatives I have recently aquired and there are some wonderful colour images from the 1950's. I hope to have some of these uploaded soon. I am still working on some black and white images though and I have uploaded some of London. One is of Tower Bridge and the other is of the Festival of Britain in the 1950's. I have some more from the festival and once clean I will upload them soon. These can be found at the begining of the Historical images gallery




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Picture Mysteries.

Story posted: 8. March 2017 by Jason Sloan

One of the most satisfying things after scanning and cleaning up a picture is actually tracking down where it was taken. Thanks to Google and their desire to map out most of the roads on the planet it is a lot easier to go to where a picture was taken or at least get close. This is something that was not possible 10 years ago and many photos remained unknown.

I recently scanned and spent the best part of 3 nights trying to find a street scene with some 18-20 something men playing American Football. I had some shops on the street and though it would be a doddle. But it wasn't. It turned out…

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