Vintage Snapshots

the wondrous world of vernacular photography

Category: Odd

Hello 1959

Vintage 1959 snapshot of man celebrrating New Year's in 1959 by wearing a giant diaper

Greeting 1959 in his own fashion

Branching Out

Vintage photo of a man standing in front of a tree, with the branches appearing to rise from his hat

“Mantlers” (c 1920s)

Another in the “Backgrounds” series (sampleĀ here). While many of these of course seem inadvertent, I have to wonder whether they weren’t trying for this one.

A Little Odd

Odd, strange vintage photo of two military men with light leaks

Circa 1940s (click to enlarge)

Strange light effect on boy's face in this 1974 vintage snapshot

4-12-74 (click to enlarge)

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