In the age of the digital camera, it might seem like a pretty far off time when film didn’t just exist, but it was the only means of recording daily life. People spent their hard earned money to acquire the latest camera and rolls of film and chemistry. There wasn’t “instant gratification” in the process but […]
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I have done several posts on this particular photo project. I guess you could say it’s the one I just keep coming back to. It’s honestly the project that started this obsession of mine with early photographic processes and the history of photography. A little back story for those of you who are just joining […]
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So as many of my blog followers may know, I have been working on identifying a group of negatives I bought online last year from the early 1900s. A year later and I’m still working on getting the answers. It is sort of strange to think of “reading” a photograph. I can’t think of a better […]
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So as I mentioned in my previous post, I am working on a historical photo documentary/archiving project. A little background on the project- I bought a set of negatives off the internet and I had no idea what I was getting (seller didn’t know where they had come from/ no known information on the images). […]
Read more "Finishing The Story- The Unknowns and The Internet"
So the project I’ve been posting about over the last few months, “Finishing The Story” is still well underway. I have been emailing archivists, searching online, and am knee deep in books trying to identify all these images from the early 1900s. I guess you could say I hit a bit of road block in […]
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