I collect discarded treasures; in my bedroom there’s a box filled with hundreds of old photographs I’ve culled from thrift stores, yard sales, and estate sales. When I look at them, I wonder about the people in them. Who are they? What are their stories? What happened to them? Why did someone throw their pictures away? To pay respect to these black-and-white castoffs, I have made some adjustments, creating new worlds for the spectral characters to occupy, and giving these forgotten memories a chance at a new life!
All of these photos had writing on the back when I got them; I’ve included that text under the images.