MAN INHERITS AMAZING
FROM HIS GRANDFATHER
It actually took him 6 years—and COVID-19 lockdown happening—to finally begin to digitize the film. What he discovered was a treasure trove of incredible photographs depicting street life in Europe more than half a century ago.
Jack Sharp was a British engineer by trade at the CERN laboratories in Geneva, Switzerland. However, in his free time, he was a street photographer between 1950-1970. Even though Scalet was born after his grandfather had died and did not know him, he was told that Sharp fully embraced everything he took an interest in. When he started photography, he researched a lot, understood the mechanics of the camera, how to catch the perfect lighting, and the science of the darkroom.
Now, check out what he found ...
Clancy's comment: What a find, eh? I love old photographs. They inform us about many things.