1949: Oyster tonger

A. Aubrey Bodine’s sepia-toned photos were legendary. His 1948 “Oyster Tonger” shows his tactile use of light and reflection, which masks the back-breaking work of a <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="PLGEO100100619060000" title="Tilghman Island" href="/topic/us/maryland/talbot-county/tilghman-island-PLGEO100100619060000.topic">Tilghman Island</a> waterman.

( A. Aubrey Bodine, Baltimore Sun file photo )

A. Aubrey Bodine’s sepia-toned photos were legendary. His 1948 “Oyster Tonger” shows his tactile use of light and reflection, which masks the back-breaking work of a Tilghman Island waterman.

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