It's Throw Back Thor's Day, and as I looked back through old photos, I was reminded of the pre-digital world I grew up in.
Yes, there were cameras, but not everyone had one. Our family didn't get one until around the time, we shipped out for England in 1955.
Before that and even after that, we went to the local portrait studio. These studio trips were always reserved for birthdays and Easter and always required a new outfit. And then there's the one in the tacky flower girl dress.
The ones in color, were hand painted for an extra fee. Color cameras were neither readily available nor affordable to the public til mid to late 50's. We made do with the old Brownie and actually had an 8mm color movie camera before we got the Kodak color camera, #