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Quest to find old photos of the Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew (Kew Gardens)

Two photo history related news items from Kew - a new book and a request for help with a research project. 1. New book: "The story of Kew G…

Started by James MorleyLatest Reply

National Archive of Geological Photographs online

Dr Anthony H Cooper writes: The British Geological Survey National Archive of Geological Photographs “GeoScenic” is online, but may not be…

Started by Dr Anthony H. CooperLatest Reply

Photohistory questionnaire for PhD thesis

Hello everyone, My name is David Croft and I am currently working on my PhD at De Montfort University. For my thesis I am trying to use var…

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Readings on Carbon Prints

Hello, Can anyone recommend readings on the carbon printing process? Anything ranging from technical explanations to accounts of its histo…

Started by Malcolm Corrigall

1 14 hours ago
Reply by John Minichiello

Origin of the term "camera worker"?

My apologies if this has been discussed previously, but my searches here have not indicated such. I'm trying to find the origin of "camera…

Started by Timothy Greyhavens

5 on Tuesday
Reply by Malcolm Corrigall

The Photographic Collector.

During the 1980s I subscribed to a relatively short-lived publication called The Photographic Collector, edited by Paul Fort. I still own t…

Started by David F. Hall

5 Aug 7
Reply by Michael Pritchard

1840's Dock Salt Print - Identification help asked

 In kind of tandem to my previous post regarding the monogram, i am hoping that perhaps i would receive some help in identifying the docks…

Started by Anaesthete

4 Jul 25
Reply by Anaesthete

Roger Fenton in the Lake District

Hi everyone, Is there a Roger Fenton expert out there somewhere who can help me authenticate some photos of the Lake District, which I thin…

Started by Charlie Nielson

2 Jul 16
Reply by Charlie Nielson

New Photo Podcast

If you enjoy podcasts but are looking for one that does not feature camera reviews, photoshop tips and super slick chat you might enjoy A P…

Started by Grant Scott

0 Jul 16

Copyright of Photography

Is there anyone out there that has a good grasp of photographic copyright.  1. Does it expire 70 years after the death of the photographer?…

Started by Geoff Lowe

11 Jul 9
Reply by Alex Novak

Help with Salt Print & Mystery Monogram identification.

Hello BPH participants!    I am wondering if anyone on this forum may be able to help in the identification of the photographer of this Sal…

Started by Anaesthete

0 Jul 6

Street Photography

The term Street Photography has broadened over the years to include a number of sub-genres of photograpy. However, I assume the term was or…

Started by Brian Law

1 Jul 4
Reply by Michael Pritchard

Photographs to be located, identification of military personnel, and the Author of albumen prints

First of all I apologize for my bad English. I get in touch with this forum because recently I found two albumen prints that have no descri…

Started by Roberto Caccialanza

4 Jul 3
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