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Found Photography

Artist Creates An Imaginary History Of Queerness From Found Photos

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.06.2016 | Arts

Two women posing for a photograph, hands casually intertwined. Two men donning swim trunks and a lei, their arms draped across one another. These mome...

Help Us Track Down The Owners Of These Mysterious Photos

The Huffington Post | Jenna Amatulli | Posted 05.03.2016 | Arts

A picture is worth a thousand words... but, sometimes, you need a few more than that. Writer and photographer Pearl Gabel stumbled across a series of ...

See The Photos That Families Left Behind After Hurricane Katrina

The Huffington Post | Chris McGonigal | Posted 08.21.2015 | Politics

Most of the news coverage in the wake of Hurricane Katrina focused on the damage and flooding in New Orleans' Lower 9th Ward. But another area devasta...

One Woman's Stunning Found Photos Launch A Hashtag Mystery

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 08.07.2015 | Arts

Posted by Meagan 'Irene' Abell on Wednesday, July 29, 2015 It's hard to resist a real, bonafide Internet mystery. Particular when said mystery involve...

Enigmatic Found And Staged Photos Create Haunting Depiction Of Female Identity

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 06.26.2015 | Arts

Two dead trouts shoved into frozen cups. A bound acrobat suspended in darkness. A disco ball disrupting a woman's face. These are some of the bizarre ...

The Glorious History Of Giant Fingers Ruining Photos

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 09.16.2014 | Arts

The tradition of photography has undergone oh-so-many changes throughout the centuries. From the camera obscura to the daguerreotype, from black-and-w...

Artist Conjures The Ghosts Hidden In Found Vintage Photos

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 07.23.2014 | Arts

There's something eerie about rummaging through a bin of found photos. Each faded print contains within it a singular moment at once intimate and unkn...

Suspiciously Lovable 'Ghost Photographs' Will Haunt Your Dreams

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.15.2014 | Arts

If you've ever dug through a mound of found photographs, you've undoubtably experienced the strange sensation of encountering the banal and intimate m...

Anonymous Man Took 445 Photobooth Selfies, Gets His Own Exhibition

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 04.04.2014 | Arts

In the years between the Great Depression and the '60s, an unknown man captured his visage in a photobooth, over and over and over again. Over time, t...

Meet Larbi, Wedding Photographer Extraordinaire

Posted 02.05.2013 | Arts

From the intrepid photo scavenger who brought you a theme park of Flickr photos comes a found photography book chronicling the adventures (and fashion...