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Can anyone tell me more about Edward Sheriff Curtis's use of cyanotype in his American Native series.I know he used gravure as well but need to rationalise why he used cyanotype.Continue

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Lynette Zeeng replied to Lynette Zeeng's discussion Edward Sheriff Curtis
"Thanks Donald, I thought it may have been the ease of cyanotype over platinum but cant find any reference to support this."
Dec 15, 2014
Donald Stewart replied to Lynette Zeeng's discussion Edward Sheriff Curtis
"Hi Lynette - I was always under the impression that he used cyanotype as did others at the time as a way of proofng his negatives. It was and is very cheap, works on a variety of papers and given the amount of UV aailable would have been realtively…"
Dec 15, 2014
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Can anyone tell me more about Edward Sheriff Curtis's use of cyanotype in his American Native series.I know he used gravure as well but need to rationalise why he used cyanotype.See More
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Gavin Maitland left a comment for Lynette Zeeng
"Sorry Lynette, I don't understand what this is in relation to.....?"
Mar 13, 2013
Paul Godfrey left a comment for Lynette Zeeng
"There is a film on the British Pathe web site that shows a street ferrotype photographer with an Aptus camera in 1947. Have a look at:- http://bps.britishpathe.com/hls-vod/flash/00000000/00044000/00044160.mp4.m3u8 or search for Dave and Dusty…"
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Lynette Zeeng replied to Gavin Maitland's discussion Seaside Tintypes:
"Hi Gavin, I am doing a PHD in one off photographic processes and tintype is one of them. I would love to hear more re tintype in seaside who were the photographers and some of the results. Love the dog."
Mar 10, 2013
Lynette Zeeng commented on Lynette Zeeng's blog post 175th Anniversary of Photography
"Thank you for that.  I have managed to get a copy oif Larry's book on Sun Gardens - Anna Atkins and have a lot of info re Talbot from his books also.  The website you gave me was  or should I say will be a great help "
May 24, 2012
Michael Pritchard commented on Lynette Zeeng's blog post 175th Anniversary of Photography
"The work of Larry Schaaf on the pre-history and very early (pre-1839) history of photography is always useful. R Derek Wood's papers are also important (see: http://www.midley.co.uk/) "
May 24, 2012
Lynette Zeeng commented on Lynette Zeeng's blog post 175th Anniversary of Photography
"Again, thanks robert, You are correct and I have started with an introduction to the background starting a brief leading to the discover of photography - of photography mentioning Bittista Della Porta, Barbaro, Steele, Schultz and Wedgewood etc.…"
May 23, 2012
Robert Alexander Albright commented on Lynette Zeeng's blog post 175th Anniversary of Photography
"Excellent, Lynette. It might be advisable in your thesis to explain why you have chosen 1837 as your start point for the 175 years, acknowledging the earlier established photography. Equally you could conduct further research into the published…"
May 23, 2012
Lynette Zeeng commented on Lynette Zeeng's blog post 175th Anniversary of Photography
"Thank you for that Robert, I have Gernsheims history of photography and am aware of Niepces visit to England where he left some images.  I also know that Gernsheims collection in Texas has the view from the window.  I will keep looking for…"
May 23, 2012
Robert Alexander Albright commented on Lynette Zeeng's blog post 175th Anniversary of Photography
"It is likely that institutions are cognisant of the Niépce in England Conference held in October 2010. This focused on results from the first scientific investigation and historical and conservation research findings related to some of the…"
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175th Anniversary of Photography

I was just wondering if anyone knows of anything planned for this anniversary. I am doing my PhD in the one off image through photographic history from Talbot and Daguerre right up to the present use of Instax film.  It would be good if there were any workshops or programmes relating to my thesis.See More
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175th Anniversary of Photography

I was just wondering if anyone knows of anything planned for this anniversary. I am doing my PhD in the one off image through photographic history from Talbot and Daguerre right up to the present use of Instax film.  It would be good if there were any workshops or programmes relating to my thesis.

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At 13:14 on March 13, 2013, Gavin Maitland said…

Sorry Lynette, I don't understand what this is in relation to.....?

At 10:01 on March 13, 2013, Paul Godfrey said…
There is a film on the British Pathe web site that shows a street ferrotype photographer with an Aptus camera in 1947. Have a look at:-

http://bps.britishpathe.com/hls-vod/flash/00000000/00044000/00044160.mp4.m3u8
or search for Dave and Dusty Photographer

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Paul.
 
 
 

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