The Street People of Mumbai

The Street People of Mumbai

Recently I received a message from Michael Sturgess on Twitter as he wished to donate some slides to the project. These slides were somewhat different to the many, many thousand of slides in the project as these were neither lost nor found as they were taken by...
Vintage Hong Kong At Night

Vintage Hong Kong At Night

Here’s a nice little set of commercial slides of Hong Kong dating back to the 1960s. While the project’s main remit is the discovery and sharing of found ‘amateur’ 35mm slides, I will on occasions scan and share some commercial slides if I find...
The Missing

The Missing

I’ve had this post in drafts for a couple of months now; I was unsure how to write it without sensationalising the fact that millions of people go missing each year. Here in the UK alone, it is estimated that 275,000 people go missing. (The Home Office, 2010:...
Wellington – Then & Now

Wellington – Then & Now

I wanted to share with you a nice little then/now piece from a photographic slide of Wellington, New Zealand taken back in 1964. Regular Flickr location confirmation sleuth Fraser Pettigrew knew instantly where it was as he now lives there and took up my challenge of...

Win a Print – Rules & Stuff

It’s been a busy few months on the project and I’ve spoken to lots of great people over social media; making lots of virtual friends along the way. As way of saying thanks (and to get the project in front of even more eyes), I’m going to run a little...
Ferrania Slides – Late 50s / early 60s

Ferrania Slides – Late 50s / early 60s

Here’s a quick post with a selection of ‘people’ slides from a set of about 75 glass-mounted slides I acquired a while back. I’ve an ever-growing collection of slides, and these ones offer a tiny insight into the fashions of the time. To scan...
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