Found Photos

At the Electric Shoe Hospital.

At the Electric Shoe Hospital.

I’ve long enjoyed collecting photographs of people that I don’t know.  Some of these are discarded or lost family photographs.  These include both snapshots and more formal photo studio portraits.

To me, most of these are worth looking at,  Some are just odd or curious.  Others are mysterious and poetic.

fishtoo

The Cat and the Fish.

I’ve found them at garage sales, at used book stores and in trash piles by the curb.  They just keep turning up.

Some related material:

http://www.other-peoples-pictures.com/home.htm

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Found_photography

http://foundphotos.livejournal.com/

http://look-at-me.tumblr.com/

pointoooo

Four Women, One Pointing.

Minnesota

Minnesota

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One Response to “Found Photos”

  1. Paula Says:

    Interesting stuff…with my overactive imagination I can’t help but wonder about the people in these. And how did the photos become lost. Hmmm

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