Wednesday, 16 March 2011

Ooo we've gone all Victoriana

In York down the shambles there's a little photography studio were you get to dress up in one era of time be it Victorian, Fantasy, Maedival etc and for the price of £30 with the price increasing depending on what else and what size of photograph you get a memorable experience and a photograph of yourself and whoever your with all dressed up.

Me and Joe had the idea of visiting this studio called Past Images the last time he was over - but we ran out of time. So thankfully Joe remembered and on Monday just before we left for the airport we popped in and had a really fun twenty or so minutes dressing each other up and getting photographed in our chosen era - that of the Victorian age.You get a good range of dresses or suits to wear, all clipped and tied in at the back so you don't have to worry too much about the sizing, there's even a range of props from hats, walking sticks, fans to parasols.
It lost its vintage real life sepia tone while I scanned it but you get the general gist. The photographer sadly we never caught his name makes you feel really at ease, he takes a number of shots from full on facing the camera, a "serious" look at each other picture which we really couldn't keep a straight face for and pictures facing away from the camera. We feel for the first image he took - its playful and happy like us. I think it captures us brilliantly. We thought it fitting to have the York Minster as our background mind you being a glasses wearer I did have to take them off - seeing they weren't really around in those days so I keep finding it odd seeing myself without having them on.

We ended up getting the image as a gift and got some of the pictures printed off as postcards to keep for ourselves. If your ever in York and you want a memorable giggle it's a place well worth a visit.

You can find out more information on their website and their facebook.

1 comment:

  1. Ohh SO CUTE!! I love taking old time photos!! I have to do this with my boyfriend! =)

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