Summer always has us thinking about the beach, even though we live in New York City and no longer have those blissfully long summer vacations we once did. But this week, we saw this wonderful photo over at Retronautand felt even more inspired to head out there — but not before we rounded up a few more awesome, adorable, and bizarre vintage beach photos for your midday dreaming. You might want to update the swimwear a little bit though — especially the guys.
But as anyone who has gone to camp will tell you, it isn't just about passing on the faith. Campers develop bonds and build personal skills that help shape their identities for years to come. A look at vintage photos from Jewish summer camps indicates it wasn't much different in decades past.
Facebook Twitter Email. Larry snapped a series of photos of Judy riding the roller coasters and exploring the park. She wore a pink shift dress and carried a white beaded bag, the epitome of '60s chic.
Honeymoon Spots Ghost Adventures. Home Interests Summer Photos. Vintage Summer. Forget about Throwback Thursdays, we could look at vintage summer photos any day of the week!
A woman applying sunscreen. While swim suit styles have evolved over the years, there are some things about summer in America that haven't changed much. From camping trips to amusement park excursionsAmericans have enjoyed the simple pleasures of warm-weather activities for decades.
Bathing suit hemlines have crept higher though we still love a fabulous one-pieceand beach goers across the country have traded belly sliding for stand-up paddle boarding. Back in the day, people flocked to the beach for beauty parades and tanning competitions. There were no tablets or e-readers, no cell phones or Bluetooth speakers.
Barry Lewis built a career around his signature style of photographing with speed and precision for publications such as Vogue, National Geographic, and Life. At the age of 71, this legendary English photographer is showing no signs of slowing down. His new book, Miami Beach —, published by Hoxton Mini Pressoffers a contrast to this speedy mode of working.
Get ready to break out your new swimsuit and fire up the barbecue! This week marks the official start of summer with the summer solstice, which is the longest day of the year. By All That's Interesting.