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 Tilghman Island 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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