The Wounded Warriors Project

TON UP091 - The Wounded Warriors Project

The Wounded Warriors Project is a US based organisation dedicated to helping servicemen and women readjust to society after returning from deployment. The project has a remarkable success rate and over the past 10 years has helped thousands of men and women re-enter society with jobs, social programs, community events and career training. The images…

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Lancia Stratos HF

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This stunning shot of the Lancia Stratos HF shows Sandro Munari in the 46ème Rallye Automobile de Monte-Carlo circa 1978. Sadly, Munari didn’t make it to the end of the course as the Lancia’s engine let itself go shortly after this photograph was taken, Munari did manage to win in 1975, 1976 and 1977 however…

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Evel Knievel

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It’s unlikely we’ll ever see another dare-devil like Evel Knievel, there was something about the era as well as the man that combined to create a character larger than life and far bigger than any single stunt. This image is 2000 x 1636 pixels in size, making it a hell of a cool desktop wallpaper…

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Bonneville Racer

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This is one of those mesmerising photographs from the salt flats of Bonneville, Utah. I’ve done a bit of poking around and I can’t track down whose car this is or who took the photograph, though if you speak Spanish you might be able to learn a little more here. At full resolution this image…

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Hans Herrmann

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The life of Hans Herrmann reads like the script of a film from the golden age of cinema, he was born in 1928 and is a baker by trade, in the 1950s he started racing with the Mercedes-Benz factory team where his talent quickly led to him being hired to race at some of the most iconic motor sport events of the era.

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The Sydney Forensic Photography Archive

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The Sydney Forensic Photography Archive is an incredible resource of early 20th century photographs, the best section of the archive has to be the mugshots – as you can see below they were all taken with “wet plate” cameras, a type of photography that’s actually beginning to catch on again due to the stunning depth and clarity of the images that are produced.

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