'Akiko' by Karl Villamora Has an Old-School Photography Feel

By: Marissa Brassfield - Published: Jan 25, 2010   Updated: Jun 14 2011 • References:
I adore the romance and retro innocence of 'Akiko' by Karl Villamora. I take a look at these overexposed photos and recall a forgotten time where train travel was the elegant norm and a handheld valise was the only luggage option.

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Implications - Photos that are imbued with a sense of nostalgia hark back to a simpler time. Nostalgia, for many consumers, is a powerful and persuasive force. Companies should harness the potential of nostalgia in their ad campaigns to appeal to these consumers and create brand loyalty. Stats for Retro Traveler Shoots Trending: Older & Average
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