Present meets past

dear-photograph: “ Dear Photograph, It was 70 years ago when my mother dipped her toes in Lake Cavloc, Switzerland along side her father and sister. Beauty was all around them and so were the echoes.

This one makes me sad.  Enjoy every moment in life.  It only comes once.

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Dear Photograph has a simple premise: Take a picture of a picture from the past in the present. Each snapshot is a return to these singular moments in time, casting a knowing wink to favorite memories. Via: Dear Photograph

A new site, called “Dear Photograph” - in which people place old photographs in the same location, years later, and then write a letter to the photograph - is clever and completely charming.

Dear Photograph - awesome idea to take a picture of a picture from the past in the present.

Overall these photos bring back past memories back to present times, and for that reason we find this new trend very inspiring!

30 Heart Touching Examples of Dear Photograph

Dear Photograph ~ Check out this wonderful site!! Restage photos of an ancestor's or your old home...or the spot of an old family snapshot...then take a new picture matching up the lines of the home or background scenery. Compare the "Then" and "Now" ~ what a clever idea for your heritage scrapbook or genealogical report...or enlarge and frame! This site is full of interesting examples to inspire you.

Dear Photograph, There are so many happy photographs taken in front of this house. Here is your mother holding you, her son, in She would be taken away from you when you were only twenty-one.

21 Heart Touching Dear Photographs | Bored Panda

21 Heart Touching Dear Photographs

Dear Photograph, I still remember every moment I spent with you that summer. You always thought we were just friends, but to me, you alwaysmeant so much more. A year and a half later andnowyou are my valentine. Your Boyfriend, Louis

Dear Photograph, This church holds many special memories for me and my family history past, looking through my grandmas album and finding photos dating back to 1950’s. These photos I have exhibited for my project at college using the Dear Photograph...

Dear Photograph, This church holds many special memories for me and my family history past, looking through my grandmas album and finding photos dating back to These photos I have exhibited.

"Dear Photograph, I told you there would be better days." Joel Witte (21 Heart Touching Dear Photographs)

21 Heart Touching Dear Photographs

I cried like a baby! "Dear Photograph, I told you there would be better days.

What started off as a small blog with just 6 family pictures based on a principle of matching an old photo with the present day setting, has now turned into highly successful site of digital nostalgia with hundreds of submissions from all over the world. Here are some of our favorite and most heart touching dear photograph picks.

21 Heart Touching Dear Photographs

memories<3 This is exactly the reason I want to find the right home the first time I buy one. I want my kids to grow up in the same house all their lives and then for my grand-kids to make memories there too <3

Dear Photograph, New Year’s resolutions and 30 years gone by…what was that little boy inside of me thinking about so long ago? I hope I never quit chasing that little boy’s dreams. It’s what matters.

I could use this idea of putting up an old photo and as it is removed another scene happens

Dear Photograph, Feeling invisible, hiding way up in it’s branches, we shared so many little girl secrets. I wish the city hadn’t cut down it’s lower branch, now it’s imposssible to climb.

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