"Not overly happy with my results. So failed partly in patience, partly not being brave enough to fume mercury, and partly for not being wealthy enough to buy silver plates.... and I forgot about all that polishing. Collodion on the other hand is a…"
"Hi Peter: Very interested in finding out how you get on with this. I have sent the news to a couple of people who are keen on autochromes. Wishing you the very best of luck from a failed daguerreotypist and keen collodion producer."
"Dear All: I am answering my own post here just in case anyone else has even the slightest interest. I have just managed to acquire The History of Photography 1686-1914 by Helmut and Alison Gernsheim (highly recommended) and it has a good…"
The EuropeanaPhotography Final Conference aims to bring together scholars in Photography with professionals from the Photo-archives. Topics covered are Archival practices for Photographic heritage, Digitization and Preservation, Europeana, Public exposure and the Archival mission,...The conference wants to develop an understanding of responsible archival practices towards photographic heritage in the context of the promotion of public access through digital portals.…See More
Does anyone know if anyone other than Niepce created photographic Heliographs? How many are there out there other than the 1826 'first photograph' ? I have only seen examples of etching reproductions.thanks,WITSee More
You might be interested in this 7 minute video of a hand coloured albumen photo album from the photographic studio of Adolph Farsari ( Yokohama ) 1885-1890http://youtu.be/2Oq8zYnDSLkThe video was sent to me by my friend David Iglésias of the CRDI in Girona where the original is kept.The…See More