Changing Planet

Twitter Chat With Retronaut’s Chris Wild


Photograph by James P. Blair/National Geographic Creative.


Have you ever seen a photo that doesn’t seem to belong to the time it was created? Chris Wild’s website, “Retronaut: The Photographic Time Machine,” hosts tens of thousands of photos from across the past.

Wild is releasing a new book—Retronaut: The Photographic Time Machinefor which he selected over 300 of the best photos from his popular website’s most visited themes and events. And now you can ask him questions about the digital collection.

Want to know what makes a photo worthy of Retronaut? Or how Wild got his start? Join us for a Twitter chat with Wild on Friday, September 12 at 12:30 p.m. ET. Tweet your questions with the hashtag #NatGeoLive and make sure to follow @theretronaut and @NatGeoLive to join the conversation.

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