Photo: 1900 - 1939. Photo: 1940 - 1999. Photo: 2000 - 2020. Colorized Historical Photographs. Then & Now Photography. Iconic Images From 125 Years Of The National Geographic Society. Published 28 January 2013 In January 1888, a small group of scientists and enthusiasts founded the National Geographic Society (NGS) with the aim of creating “a society for the increase and diffusion of geographic knowledge.
" The first issue of the magazine was published in October 1888. Today, 125 years later, the society is one of the largest nonprofit educational and scientific organizations in the world. To mark the occasion, the society is sharing photographs from its archive of more than 11 million images -- photographs that represent some of the most iconic moments in its history. (25 PHOTOS) Gilbert H. By setting off a camera trap, a female tiger captures her own image in Bandhavgarh National Park in India in 1995. The “Ice Maiden,” the 500-year-old mummy of a young Inca girl found on a Peruvian mountaintop by archaeologist and National Geographic explorer-in-residence Johan Reinhard. Three figures on camelback behold the pyramids of Giza in 1938. The rusted prow of the "R.M.S. Rare Historical Images. National Geographic's Antique Autochromes of Women. In 1907, brothers Auguste and Louis Lumière developed the first commercially viable form of color photography.
Their process, called autochrome, used glass plates coated with millions of microscopic color filters, each one consisting of—believe it or not—a dyed, powdered grain of potato starch. The starch grains essentially transformed the plate into a stained-glass window made of red, green, and blue dots, which filtered the light shining onto a light-sensitive emulsion. 20 Rare Historical Photos. 44 rare historical photos. 30 Unique And Must-See Photos From Our Past. CRACKED: 15 Mind-Blowing Old-Timey Photos.
As we've reminded you before, people in the past just didn't give a shit.
They were too busy being crazy and taking pictures of it to be bothered with how those pictures would make them look in 80 or 90 years. Unique pictures. Things that happened a while ago that someone caught on camera. The 50 Most Powerful Pictures In American History. All the Best WTF Retro Pics in One Page. These pics are old, they are black and white, but they are very WTF.
If someone can explain what is going on here, he is very welcome. Voici une série de photos rétro en noir et blanc complètement incompréhensible et très WTF. Si vous avez des explications sur cette série de photos, merci de les soumettre en commentaire. Want more ? 25 of the Most Influential News Images of All Time. News Photography is all about capturing the decisive moment in an aesthetic way.
It is about telling the world a story, through one or more images. Many times, news images come to be remembered as symbolically associated with a certain event, remembered for decades thanks to that special news image. Let us look at 25 such images. Remember, news images need NOT always be technically sound. 50 Years of Nat Geo Covers. CRACKED: Old-Timey Kids Were Way Tougher Than Modern Adults. #3.
Sick Kids Had to Go to School Outside, in Winter Behold the magnificent installations of the St. James' Park Open-Air School in London, one of the many educational establishments from a hundred years ago that intentionally exposed kids to the elements, all year long, due to a tragic misunderstanding of how medicine works. Before the discovery of antibiotics, doctors pretty much took their best guess and made shit up about how to cure disease. To treat tuberculosis, for example, the thinking was that plenty of fresh air, all the time, would fix those lungs right up. Naturally, this custom also found its way to the New World, because we couldn't let those Brits prove that they cared more about the children than us (and if we did so while saving on utility bills, even better) -- here's a school in Minnesota with a troubling lack of walls, made even more troubling by the fact that it's winter: Library of Congress Pneumonia seemed a fair trade for tuberculosis, apparently. #2.
Top 10 Pictures That Shocked The World. It has often been said throughout time that a picture is worth a thousand words.
Any picture may be worth a thousand words, but only a few rare photos tell more than a thousand words. They tell a powerful story, a story poignant enough to change the world and galvanize each of us. Over and over again… The History of the Bikini. Rare and very interesting photos. Interesting and very rare photographs, you may never see.
The first McDonald’s. Che Guevara and Fidel Castro. Capital of Brazil, on the beginning. Pius XII and Hitler. The King. Rare Beatles photos. Photos by Henri Cartier-Bresson [1920's-1970's] CRACKED: Old-Timey Animal Photos You Won't Believe. In the old days, concepts like safety, animal rights and sanity weren't as well-defined as they are now.
And while there's no question that we treat animals better today than we did a few decades ago, sometimes what's good for the animals is bad for the field of insanely badass photography. So, we'll just have to fill that void with old-timey photos like these.