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If you like Kodachrome, photos of women using tools, and/or old US WWII propaganda, check this out.

http://pavel-kosenko.livejournal.com/303194.html

The photo captions are in English. The introductory text is in Russian, and Google Translate says it goes like this:

Я часто хожу на сайт www.shorpy.com вдохновляться цветом Кодахрома. Сайт широко известен своими архивными фотографиями, так что вряд ли он будет для вас открытием. Но мне вот захотелось сделать себе подборку избранного, чтобы под рукой была на одной странице и в хорошем качестве. Может быть вам тоже будет интересно. Все снимки сделаны в 1940-1943 гг. Подписи переводить не стал, потому что плохо умею и боюсь переврать. Но в целом всё итак понятно. Смотрим, впитываем.

I often go to the site www.shorpy.com inspired color Kodahroma. The site is widely known for its archival photographs, so it is unlikely he will be opening for you. But now I wanted to make a selection chosen to hand was on the same page and in good quality. Perhaps you too would be interested. All images were made in 1940-1943. Signatures transfer did not, because what is bad and I'm afraid I can misquote. But in general, all so clear. Look, we soak.

ETA: [personal profile] maize found an English version here: http://pavelkosenko.wordpress.com/2012/03/28/4x5-kodachromes/

Date: 28 Mar 2012 01:01 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] ailbhe
Thank you so much. That was lovely.

Date: 28 Mar 2012 01:26 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] selki
Look, we soak.

I do wonder what that bit means. Thanks for the pictures link!

Date: 29 Mar 2012 01:46 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] maize
Those are awesome! :)

Date: 29 Mar 2012 02:05 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] maize
The author posted an English version of the post after noticing that it was getting a lot of traffic here.

Date: 29 Mar 2012 04:49 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] eggcrack
Oh, those are beautiful.

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