Trade: Vintage Camera Illuminator
Locale: Atlanta, GA
"There's a big ol’ passion behind finding modern ways to bring old things back to life."
It’s while perusing local antique stores that Cara’s light bulb moments go off. Namely, transforming vintage cameras into one-of-a-kind lamps. She favors models from the ‘50s, giving modern life to treasured relics that once captured special memories, snapshots of a life lived generations ago. So while the soul of the piece is kept intact, the mechanics of it are not—at least for a moment. With camera in tow, Cara darts from antique shop to hardware store to pick up a lamp kit and vintage-style bulbs to maintain an authentically retro look. Once home, she grabs a cold one and a screwdriver. She works her magic, until suddenly, she sees the light.< less
goods by gilberts antique co.
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