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I'm being driven mad by what may be a false memory.I'm sure I can remember reading about a photographer who advocated a concave mirror based camera for portraits. I think this was in the period pre…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Roger Hyam Nov 14, 2021.
I've just picked up yet another camera, a whole-plate from late 19th or early 20th century. There are no markings and it is similar to many whole and half plate cameras of the period.The bellows…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Roger Hyam Jun 2, 2021.
I've been making my own silver gelatine glass plates and am exploring ways to print and present positives.I'm intrigued by historical orotones such as the ones produced by Edward S. Curtis in early…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Tony Tidswell Mar 11, 2021.
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I enjoy working with historic photographic techniques blended with the modern. Currently I'm exploring using my own 1880s style silver gelatine emulsions.