D-Day

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On 6 June 1944  Allied Forces began the liberation of Western Europe. They came from the United States, the British Commonwealth, and other forces ...

D-Day

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On 6 June 1944  Allied Forces began the liberation of Western Europe. They came from the United States, the British Commonwealth, and other forces ...

Meet Creative and Photography Director Niklas Blomkvist

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Niklas Blomkvist is the Creative and Photography Director at IMS Vintage Photos. An explorer from an early age, by growing up in an industrial ...

Lee Harvey Oswald

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Lee Harvey Oswald changed the course of world history when he assassinated the American President John F. Kennedy, on 22 November 1963, in Dallas, ...

International Nurses Day

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From the Crimean War to Covid-19, modern professional nursing has become an essential part of our health and society. Florence Nightingale’s birt...

War Photography

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Amidst the death and destruction of war, courageous photographers have captured some of the most iconic images in history.    The six years of the ...

Chernobyl Nuclear Disaster

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On 26 April 1986, reactor number 4 in the Chernobyl Nuclear Power Station in Ukraine, exploded during a long-delayed safety test.   The Number 4 ...

Earth Day 50th Anniversary

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21Apr Earth Day started on April 22, 1970, when 20 million Americans decided to protest environmental ignorance. Denis Hayes, the man behind thi...

IMS announces partnership with Catawiki

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14 April 2019   We are very pleased to announce that we have joined forces with Catawiki, a renowned online auction platform for buying and sell...

Meet IMS Vintage Photos' CEO Arnaldur Gauti Johnson

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    CEO Arnaldur Gauti Johnson, for his colleagues Gauti, has been in the photo industry for almost 20 years. When he is not working hard in the o...

Bright Young Things

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  In the 1920s and 1930s in London, a group of aristocratic youth dubbed the “Bright Young Things” dazzled the tabloid press. They were known for ...

Ballets Suédois

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After the horrors of the First World War, revolutions, and the Spanish Flu, Europeans were questioning the fundamentals of everything.  This can be...

Parades, Parties, and Pride on St. Patrick’s Day

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Patrick was a Roman-British missionary. He is now the patron saint of Ireland. The anniversary of his death on 17 March has become a religious and ...

The Winter war 1939-1940

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After the defeat and partitioning of Poland by Germany and the Soviet Union in September 1939 the Soviets turned towards Finland.   They sought to...

Max von Sydow | Legendary Actor

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Max von Sydow - legendary Swedish actor  Legendary Swedish actor Max von Sydow died on 8 March 2020. His career included performances in some of t...

Vigdís Finnbogadóttir - The first female president

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Vigdís Finnbogadóttir was Iceland’s fourth president and the first and only woman to hold the position. She was the world’s first democratically e...

The value of photographic paper

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Today, the process of creating a photograph is very simple compared to how it used to be in the 1800s. Because everything is digitized, today is ha...

The Super Bowl!

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One of the biggest TV events broadcasted around the world! American Football’s championship, also known as the Super Bowl is held on the first S...

The Grammy Awards

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The Grammys are the premier awards ceremony for recording artists.  They began in 1959 and were the last of the big four entertainment awards in t...

The Julian Calendar and The Orthodox Christmas

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In the Julian calendar, Orthodox Christmas happens thirteen days later than other Christians. The Julian Calendar was named after Julius Caesar b...

Champagne

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Sparkling white wine is a popular celebratory drink and is often called Champagne. However, this name only refers to a wine that is produced in t...

New Year’s Eve Around the World

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New Year celebrations around the world The New Year is welcomed with parties, fireworks, and alcohol around the world.    However, every country...