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Side Eye

Side Eye - Black And White

“Over 60 years ago, my parents had a picture done professionally of my two older sisters and me. This was one of the “proofs” they received. My two older sisters have now passed. I showed this to a friend who sent me one of your cards and suggested I send this to you. My middle sister had no idea why she had the ‘sideways’ eyes, but it has brought a lot of humor to our family for many years.”

(submitted by Mary)

In Black And White • August 15th, 2016 • 2 Comments »

My Boyfriend’s Doppelganger

My Boyfriend’s Doppelganger - Black And White

“That awkward moment when you realize you’re dating your deceased grandpa.”

(via source)

In Black And White • August 9th, 2016 • 1 Comment »

Head Games

Head Games - Awkward Galleries

Via our friends at Mashable and their Retronaut collection, a gallery of Victorian-era “head shots.” Robert E. Jackson, a curator of vintage snapshots who purchased this gallery from eBay and other sources, says the photos offer a weird and hilarious look at 19th and 20th century photo manipulation.

“Sometimes a photo exists simply to provide a smile or a laugh, without any hidden agenda or messages,” says Jackson, who owns nearly 12,000 images in his vintage photography collection. “They might say more about the technical abilities of the photographer than the subjects themselves.”

Proof that ever since cameras were invented, people have found ways to have fun with them.

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In Awkward Galleries • August 1st, 2016 • Add A Comment »

Thongs Not Wrong

Thongs Not Wrong - Black And White

“This is my Dad meeting the queen. He’s wearing “thongs” (aka flip flops). The first time I found out my Dad met the Queen was today when a newspaper re-ran an article called “Even For The Queen, Thongs Not Wrong.”

(submitted by Summa)

In Black And White • July 28th, 2016 • 1 Comment »

Higher Education

Higher Education - Black And White

“Found this in my Mom’s 1973 yearbook.”

(via source)

In Black And White • July 20th, 2016 • Add A Comment »

Why So Serious?

Why So Serious? - Black And White

“When I was five my Dad told me to make my ‘serious face’ for the camera. So I did.”

(via source)

In Black And White • July 19th, 2016 • 2 Comments »

The Twins

The Twins - Black And White

“My two-year-old daughter looks exactly like my Mom when she was two years old.”

(via source)

In Black And White • July 11th, 2016 • Add A Comment »
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