Vintage Snapshots

found photos & other curiosities

Category: Ocean

Light Waves

Odd vintage photo with strange light effect over people pictured in surf

1920s beach scene (click to enlarge)

Summer is about here.

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Into the Void

Fantastic vintage snapshot of two people at Laguna Beach, California, 1944

Beach reverie, 1944

This is labeled “Laguna ’44” on the back, for Laguna Beach, CA. Thanks to the keen-eyed Mike Conger for gifting this amazing shot — an estate sale find, I believe — to me yesterday.

Shooting at Water and Other Pursuits

Horses pull a wagon across a river in vintage photograph

Crossing a river, c. 1900

Here are three great snapshots in, on and around water.

Woman piloting a speedboat across the water in old photo from the 1920s

Speedboat, c. 1920s

Vintage photo of a 1960s young woman shooting a gun at ocean

Gun Woman, 1966

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