Ruth Short inducted into the AAPI Hall of Fame
Ruth Short formerly of Short Takes Old Tyme Photos was honored at the 2016 Antique and Amusement Photographers International Convention & Trade Show held February 3 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Short was inducted into the AAPI Hall of Fame, one of the association’s highest honors.
Short, with her late husband Dana Short, were owners of the former Short Takes Old Tyme Photos studio in Plymouth, Massachusetts. The studio closed in 2013. The AAPI’s Hall of Fame recognizes those individuals who have made an important contribution to the old time photo industry and to Antique and Amusement Photographers International Association and are no longer in the industry.
AAPI is a professional association for photographers and vendors specializing in souvenir photography including antique or “Old Time Photos,” special events, historical re-enactments, and amusement portraits. Members are located throughout the United States and Canada, as well as several other countries. For more information, visit the AAPI website at oldtimephotos.org.