Before the era of social media and filters, people actually weren’t taking 20+ photos a day. Photography was quite different decades ago, and with less photos being taken, the shots we see today hold a special look and meaning that take us directly to the breezy world of nostalgia. Candid (or posed) captures were one-of-a-kind that managed to always encapsulate and represent the era they were taken in.
The King with his Queen (1969)
In this iconic shot, the 60’s most popular couple exudes their pure, Hollywood royalty with Elvis Presley reigning from his luxe leather thrown while bride Priscilla stuns in her gorgeous lavender getup, relaxing on a shag carpet. Everything about this photo catapults us back in time to the lavish and bold aesthetic that was the 1960’s.
Sea Breeze Sandwich Bar (1964)
If the staggering prices of the 1960’s economy doesn’t make you do a double take in this summery photo (.45 cents for a steak?!), then the fashion, the automobiles, and the various styles of vintage tin signage definitely should take you back in time.