Day Eighty-two

©Arni Katz

Marietta, United States

Artist's Description

Hugh Hefner’s Hi-Fi Circa 1953

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My Personal 365 Day Project
50mm Prime Lens Group
Art of the Still-life
Absolute Clarity Group

Canon 5D MKII, ISO 400, Nikkor 50mm f1.4 Prime Lens at f1.4

When Playboy Magazine was begun by Hugh Hefner in 1953, the offices were located on Ohio Street in downtown Chicago, Illinois. The main offices, photo studios and Hef’s suite remained there until 1965, when Playboy bought the Palmolive Building.

There are now production facilities and recording studios located at the original location, operated by my family. When this audio equipment was discovered in Hef’s old office, it was painstakingly restored and operates daily in the reception area.

This image is dedicated to Hugh Hefner. Few realize how his vision changed the perception of thought around the world and how many great talents were brought to the public through his efforts.

Cheers Hef!

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