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for the record

Toronto. In the beginning, photography recorded mostly portraits and landscapes. Workplace and workers came along later – perhaps the best known are the dead combatants in the American civil war photos taken by Matthew Brady. Newspapers and books benefitted from … Continue reading

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don’t take your camera to town, son

Toronto. Once photography took off and became simple for everyone to use (roll film and drug store processing) it became a means to record assets and asset losses amongst other purposes. When automobile accidents became epidemic, Insurance companies demanded proof … Continue reading

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