Wednesday, June 20, 2012

Dear Photograph

Dear Photograph is a young website run by a young dude. Taylor Jones is only 22, and the site is only 8 months old. Already they’ve made a big mark on the internet. The idea is simple. You take an old photo which means something to you, and bring it back to the place where it was taken. Then you line up the old image with the location today as the background and take a new picture like this:

The picture is also accompanied by a short explanation written in the form of a letter to the photograph:

Here are a few more. (Click the picture to open the full post):

As of May 8th, there is also a Dear Photograph book available for purchase!

Have an idea for a photograph you’d like to send in? Just click on “Submit” on the sidebar of the homepage. Happy memories!

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