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that’s how the light gets in – II

Toronto. When the Daguerreotype process was announced in January 1839, it was so slow that only still life and landscape views could be recorded. The news of the process speed resulted in a two direction thrust: chemically, to enhance the … Continue reading

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stretching it

Toronto. Good friend, PHSC member, and photographic historian George Dunbar shared this bit of whimsey with me. The February 1928 issue of “Science and Invention” included an article titled, “Enlarging Photos by Stretching” attributed to an “A W Herbert”. Herbert … Continue reading

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a German perspective on Photography’s history

Toronto. Most of the books I have on the History of Photography are English or American. For a German view point, I look at a ┬átranslation of Eder’s History of Photography. Austrian Josef Maria Eder wrote the 3rd edition of … Continue reading

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