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I have been working on building a database of early photographic works, been doing this for about a decade.The database is currently running off of a thumb drive and is pushing 75GB. The database is…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Dick Bolt Feb 24, 2020.
W.J. Harrison (A History of Photography, 1897, Percy Lund Country Press, London) in 1895, wrote this in his article: Anthony's Photographic Bulletin 1896, pg…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Sullivan HonFRPS Oct 23, 2017.
The Pilot DatabaseI’ve been giving some thought to this and would like to discuss the possibility transferring ownership of my database to some organization. This would be a free donation, if you…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard Sullivan HonFRPS Aug 28, 2017.
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Folks, I need some feedback, and not necessarily some attaboys. It’s called Fifty Prints but at this point is only 23. Maybe 25 is enough? This is in 2nd draft mode, and somewhat formatted. At first I thought of self publishing it, but now thinking maybe finding a publisher, or an agent if…Continue
Posted on August 5, 2020 at 21:00 — 6 Comments
The Pictorialist Movement in photography took place in a parallel time frame to the Arts and Crafts Movement. However, though both were shunned by the academic arts establishment, the A&C movement never embraced photography, perhaps in small ways, but never fully. My take on this is that the A&C Movement was fully engulfed in Medievalism, which was antithetical to photography.
There were separate movements in Pictorial Photoraphy like the Photo-Secession or the Linked Ring,…Continue
Posted on March 27, 2020 at 16:30 — 9 Comments
The following is a rough draft describing my latest project, well late, as I have been working on this for quite a few years now. I would appreciate any comments you may have as I eventually, by year's end, to put it on the market. I hope I am not violating any rules here due to this being a commercial project, much the same as a book might be.
I get the sneaking suspicion…Continue
Posted on August 3, 2016 at 19:30