Wednesday, 18 April 2018

Sepia Saturday 415 : 21 April 2018


Sepia Saturday 415 : 21 April 2018
Enginists of the Finnish State Railways playing chess on call duty. (1951)
BOARD GAMES  :  CANTEENS  :  WORKMEN

Now here is an opening gambit: get out your old photos of chess games or canteens or workmen or wooden tables or .... well whatever you want. If you can match our theme image, then you will gain a powerful advantage in the game. Whatever you decide to do, make your move on or around Saturday 21st April 2018 and add a link to the list below.

Whilst your opponent is thinking of his next move, take a look at what lies ahead in this Sepia game of ours.






Saturday, 14 April 2018

Sepia Saturday Theme Images - May 2018

Our Sepia Saturday theme images for May 2018 all come from the Flickr Commons collection of the California Historical Society


Sepia Saturday 417 : Saturday 5th May 2018
Man, Woman And Children Wading In Water
SEA  :  BATHING  :  GROUPS


Sepia Saturday 418 : Saturday 12 May 2018
The Longest Lunch Counter In The World - F W Woolworth, Los Angeles
CAFE  :  LUNCH  :  SHOPS


Sepia Saturday 419 : Saturday 19 May 2018
Group Of Men Sitting On Overhanging Rock, Yosemite
ROCKS  :  DANGEROUS LOCATIONS  :  NATURE


Sepia Saturday 420 : Saturday 26 May 2018
Scenic Railway And Bathing Beach, Venice, California
FAIRGROUNDS  :  TRAINS  :  AMUSEMENTS

Tuesday, 10 April 2018

Sepia Saturday 414 : 14 April 2018



Sepia Saturday 414 : 14 April 2018
A boy pushes a wheelbarrow full of dried fish. (1930s)
FISH  :  FACTORIES  :  WHEELBARROWS

Everyone has a photograph of a wheelbarrow of dried fish somewhere in their collection, so this week's Sepia Saturday theme challenge will be an easy one. The difficulty you will probably have is just deciding which of your many photographic studies of dried fish to share with your fellow Sepians. Whatever the outcome, share your image on or around Saturday 14th April 2018 and add a link to the list below.

Whilst you are waiting for your fish to dry, take a look at what lies ahead for the rest of April. The May theme images will be posted within the next few days.





Wednesday, 4 April 2018

Sepia Saturday 413 : 7 April 2018


Sepia Saturday 413 : 7 April 2018
Songwriter Toivo Kärki and singer-songwriter-actor-screenwriter Reino Helismaa working with a grand piano. (1957)
MUSIC  :  ACTORS  :  PIANOS

What better way to celebrate another Sepia Saturday than to gather around the grand piano and have a good sing-song. There is music, there are actors, there is a piano .... there is almost whatever you want to see in this 1957 image from the Finnish Museum of Photography. Do what you will with it - simply do it on or around Saturday 7th April 2018 and add a link to the list below.

And whilst you are waiting for the long piano introduction, have a look at what is just around the corner.