Every Picture Tells a Story: Sokos Department Store, Helsinki 1947

Every Picture Tells a Story: Sokos Department Store, Helsinki 1947

Downtown department store Sokos in Helsinki, 1947. Located at the junction between Mannerheimintie and Postikatu department store Sokos was still under construction and resembled a behemoth and imposing ship. Courtesy of the Yle Archives - Yle Elävä arkisto on Flickr  

Every Picture Tells A Story: Stanley Kubrik's mysterious showgirl series

Every Picture Tells A Story: Young Stanley Kubrik’s mysterious showgirl

As a young and upcoming photographer, Stanley Kubrik landed a job for Look Magazine in 1949. This meant he got paid to trail in the wake of stunningly beautiful showgirl Rosemary Williams through the rainy Gothic streets of NYC and to capture her in her intimate surroundings of home along walking the film noir streets…

Every Picture Tells A Story: Lion Tamer for a touring circus at Ascot, 1936

Every Picture Tells A Story: Lion Tamer for a touring circus at Ascot, 1936

A fearless lion tamer goads and encourages her intimidating charges during the Bertram Mills Touring Circus at Ascot.  Shot by Edward G Malindine in 1936. Courtesy of the National Media Museum on Flickr   

Every Picture Tells A Story: Kosciusko Public Swimming Pool, Brooklyn 1974.

Every Picture Tells A Story: Kosciusko Public Swimming Pool, Brooklyn 1974.

Four cool guys scope the vibrant and lively scene at Kosciusko Public Swimming Pool, in the Bedford-Stuyvesant District of Brooklyn (New York City). Taken during a hot summer in June,  1974. Courtesy of the U.S. National Archives on Flickr.  

Every Picture Tells A Story: Shamrock Hurling Club in Waterford, 1915

Every Picture Tells A Story: Shamrock Hurling Club in Waterford, 1915

This photograph of the Shamrock Hurling Club, Waterford Co. Champions, 1915-16: was commissioned by Mr. Murph of, Ferrybank. The 1916 Waterford County Senior Hurling Championship was played in October and resulted in a draw, so Ferrybank Shamrocks (as they were known) played the Young Irelands again on Sunday, 26 November 1916. The Shamrocks won by…

Every Picture Tells A Story: Shanghai Imagined in the year 2114

Shanghai imagined in the year 2114 by Nikolay Razuev See more imaginary cityscapes of the future on Reddit. And witness a breathtaking future retro interpretation of Auckland, done in the past but reflecting the future. Discover more future retro cityscapes.