This is a classic and all thanks to my recent search for old photographs to share with my Dad. This one of my mother from seventy years ago is the perfect portrait to share on Throwback Thursday.
It was black and white and printed on double-weight paper. It was then hand-colored. What I love is the instructions to the hand-coloring artist, which were written on the back.
Throwback Thursday is the perfect time to bring a little marketing discipline into your life as an artist. Make it a point, at least once a week to look for old images. Use those images in blog posts to help educate your clients on the value of photography. You're not just "taking photographs" but creating unique family heirlooms to be handed down to future generations!
Happy Throwback Thursday everybody and remember, if you find a gem you want to share, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org. I'd love to feature some of your throwback images in a blog post. And remember, never compromise on the quality you put into any image you capture/create for a client today, because down the road it's going to be somebody else's classic memory.
Check out "Why?" one of the most popular features on the SCU Blog. It's a very simple concept - one image, one artist and one short sound bite. Each artist shares what makes the image one of their most favorite. We're over 100 artists featured since the project started. Click on the link above and you can scroll through all of the episodes to date.