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Vladimir Danilov


Free Member, Moscow

Series: Family archieves #1

With this photo I start the new series "Family archiev".

I discovered this and other photos in a family photo archiev of my wife's mother under quite usual photos like we all have. I was stunned by them. The man who had taken them should have had a very storng sence for photography (I suppose he wasn't a professional when viewing how the films have been developed and printed. Or he just had no right tools abailable). My wife's mother could hardly remember his full name but confirmed he was an amateur photograher, her uncle. As he died many years ago the most of his photos are lost now. I am now the only holder and owner of a few his works left.

I realize that i have NO COPIRYGHT for them and clearely state that. So I made only a few cosmetic corrections. I just want to share them, because after almost 50 years passed they became a reflection of the past century, and especially of the life in the Soviet Union.

The girl on the left is my wife's mother in the age of 8-9 years (now 53).

Other pics from the series:


Comments 14

  • Inez Correia Marques 02/04/2007 13:51

    Amazing. love it.
  • Alex Fuchs 02/18/2006 22:04

    Gooood! Vlad I like it much!+++
  • Sergio Pessolano 01/28/2006 20:18

    Another excellent document. This time a very special composition and atmosphere too.
  • Vera Guk 01/26/2006 13:29

    Vladimir!!!Very valuable family photo! Very much it is pleasant!
  • Vladimir Danilov 01/26/2006 8:04

    @Thomas Weber: no idea whether it's kolkhoz, but in comparance with your Kingdom it could be called so... 8-)) That was the life.
    Thanks for visiting again!
  • °°° celle °°° 01/25/2006 20:07

    +++
  • PINDORIUS 01/25/2006 18:43

    good and very interesting pic,
  • Istvan Stefan 01/25/2006 18:06

    +++
  • Thomas Weber II 01/25/2006 18:02

    they called him Elvis at the accordion. ;-)

    I like that scene, it's so "movie-like", romantic, the pleasures of the hard working people.... was that a kolkhoz farm ?
    you're a good archivist btw. :-)
  • Piroska Baetz 01/25/2006 17:13

    a beautiful old memory photo and skillful in addition which you write-writing, your woman is a very beautiful girl
    greetings, piroschka
  • Abdul Khaliq 01/25/2006 16:24

    Many thanks for sharing the series, this shows the life of Soviet Union 50 years back for us and for your wife its treasure of memories. Great work.
    -abdul
  • Anastasiya Ivanova 01/25/2006 15:59

    Yes...the actual recording of the "good" old days...seems still to be preserved well.
  • rwesiak 01/25/2006 15:53

    vladimir die idee ist einmalig, sehr interessant alles zu sehen, die lebensart, die kleidung damals! er muss ein toller fotograf gewesen sein lg rosi
  • Luca Und Irmi Meo 01/25/2006 15:23

    an interesting documentary of your life 50 years ago.
    very nice family-pic!!
    lg irmi