this is a small update on alexgalmeanu.com. a few new pictures were added
How to make history with a photographic camera.
This man is not dead yet butÂ he will be in the next few milliseconds.
An initially unwanted picture proves to be famous
This is the most expensive picture ever sold
“Ever wondered what an atomic blast looks like before it obliterates everything around it?
If a pornographic picture it is old enough, could be considered art? (I have to warn you that by clicking the “read the rest…” button of this post you’ll see some very explicit porn images, so if you are easily offended orÂ under 18 please do not read the rest of the post, ha ha ha)
The queue, this was the big philosophy of the Romanian communism. It was an ordinary thing for everybody to stand in a queue for something those days
I’m not the only one photographer of my family, my father and my brother had a lot of “know how” in this field also. But the older photographer of my family (as far as I know) was Apostol Galmeanu, one of my uncles.
Apostol Galmeanu had a photographic studio in Bucharest in 1920, the studio was located on 192 Viitor Street in the year of 1920 and 10 Niculae Tei Street in the year of 1930. So, I have to say that my family has at least 90 years photographic activity background, since 1920.
Again for those who know the Bucharest very well and are old enough to remember (this is not my case:)), this is the old Unirii Square with Hanul lui Manuc in the background and Unirii Market in the left.Â Continue reading “Unirii Square in 1967”