Thursday, December 13, 2012

Man Drinking with the Moon

What did we do before PhotoShop??

Check out the fun images in the Metropolitan Museum's Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop.

Quite frankly, this exhibit is best enjoyed online...

And the website shows all 202 images...

... Including Man Drinking with the Moon by Unknown.

1910s Medium: Gelatin silver print with applied color Dimensions: Image: 13.2 x 8.6 cm (5 3/16 x 3 3/8 in.) Frame: 47 x 57.2 cm (18 1/2 x 22 1/2 in.) (Multiple postcards in frame) Classification: Photographs Credit Line: Twentieth-Century Photography Fund, 2010 Accession Number: 2010.194 Here's my second favorite...

1 comment:

Greg said...

I love those old photos. They were pretty ingenious back then with how the created the special effects.