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George Hurrell

Hurrell originally studied as a painter with no particular interest in photography. He first began to use photography only as a medium for recording his paintings. 553 more words

Photography

GEORGE HURRELL: The Ultimate Hollywood Portrait Photographer

GEORGE HURRELL:
The Ultimate Hollywood Portrait Photographer

By Bill Dobbins
www.billdobbinsphotography.com

In the 19030s, and 1940s there was no television and certainly no Internet.  Lots of people read magazines but almost everybody went to the movies.   945 more words

Photography

Buying Dignity At A Discounted Price

How do you purchase dignity – in particular how do you purchase it in the photographic world? Where is it sold, what is the currency needed to purchase it, and how much do you need to spend? 349 more words

Photography

How Vintage Movie Stars Became Glamorous

Dear Reader: We were recently tagged by Realweegiemidget Reviews and Thoughts All Sorts to list our top “Five Flaming Hotties” from film and television.

This had us wondering about glamour in Hollywood, and whether vintage celebrities were always blessed with impossible* good looks. 553 more words

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Inspired by George Hurrell

George Hurrell inspired shoot. George Hurrell was an American photographer in the 1940’s & 50’s who shot what became to be known as “Hollywood Glamour”. He shot all the famous movie stars of the time in contrasty monochrome. 19 more words

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Past Imperfect - #522

After a grueling twenty minutes of being on the film set with all the Little People, Joan retreats to her Personal Adoration Chamber for a few hours of reflection and self-worship…

Humor

Past Imperfect - #459

Archaeologist #1: “What the hell is that?”

Archaeologist #2: “Well, based on my research notes, this appears to be a rare specimen from the Golden Age of Hollywood.” 23 more words

Humor