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History of Photography: The Stieglitz Group
The Stieglitz Group was an essential number of photographers who pioneered then promoted the pictorial style of photography. (Check out...
A New Kind of Acrylic: TruLife
Recently, my friend and fellow Photofocus author, Levi Sim, called me up and asked me about how I print my...
History of Photography: The Photo-Secession Movement
Camera Work In 1902 Stieglitz, along with Joseph T. Kelley launched Camera Work, a quarterly publication that supported the ideals...
History of Photography: What is Pictorialism?
In the late 1800's photography was still basically like a baby giraffe learning how to get up and walk for...
History of Photography: An introduction to Alfred Stieglitz
Alfred Stieglitz is a name many photographers may recognize as "a big deal" but also a name that they might...
History of Photography: Early Stages of Color
Since the beginning, everyone wanted color photographs. Images being black and white only was a chief complaint about photography. Initially,...
History of Photography: Advances in Technology for Negatives
Photography moves from wet plates to dry There's no denying that the wet plate process was not easy. It took...
Luminar 2018: My First Impressions
Macphun (Skylum Software) just dropped their latest version of their editing tool, Luminar 2018 and I decided to check it...
History of Photography: The Snapshot
The introduction of the Kodak camera and it’s ensuing popularity started an entirely new school of thought in photography; the...
History of Photography: Introduction of Kodak
In the early life of photography, cameras (and all the gear that came with them) were large, heavy, and cumbersome....
History of Photography: Industrialization
In the late 1800's the world was beginning to take shape into something more of what it looks like today....
History of Photography: Mobile Studios
As long as photography remained chained to any sort of wet plate process, photographers found themselves encumbered by massive hardships...
Lisa Robinson's weekly History of Photography Column

History of Photography: The Stieglitz Group

The Stieglitz Group was an essential number of photographers who pioneered then promoted the pictorial style of photography. (Check out my article on pictorialism here!) Through the efforts of these photographers, photography was ultimately elevated and appreciated culturally to an

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A New Kind of Acrylic: TruLife

Recently, my friend and fellow Photofocus author, Levi Sim, called me up and asked me about how I print my photos for my clients. We discussed the options I have and where I like to have them printed and he

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Lisa Robinson's weekly History of Photography Column

History of Photography: The Photo-Secession Movement

Camera Work In 1902 Stieglitz, along with Joseph T. Kelley launched Camera Work, a quarterly publication that supported the ideals of the Photo-Secession movement with the purpose of to “loosely hold together those Americans devoted to pictorial photography in their

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Lisa Robinson's weekly History of Photography Column

History of Photography: What is Pictorialism?

In the late 1800’s photography was still basically like a baby giraffe learning how to get up and walk for the first time. Photography didn’t really know what it was, processes were still being invented and refined and there was

Read More
Lisa Robinson's weekly History of Photography Column

History of Photography: Early Stages of Color

Since the beginning, everyone wanted color photographs. Images being black and white only was a chief complaint about photography. Initially, there were a few “successes”; Sir John Herschel was able to record blue, green and red on paper coated with

Read More

Luminar 2018: My First Impressions

Macphun (Skylum Software) just dropped their latest version of their editing tool, Luminar 2018 and I decided to check it out. I’m not typically one to edit my work with tons of filters and actions, and those that I do

Read More
Lisa Robinson's weekly History of Photography Column

History of Photography: The Snapshot

The introduction of the Kodak camera and it’s ensuing popularity started an entirely new school of thought in photography; the snapshot. Previously, “snapshot” was used by hunters as a term that meant to shoot instinctively without taking aim. Soon the

Read More
Lisa Robinson's weekly History of Photography Column

History of Photography: Introduction of Kodak

In the early life of photography, cameras (and all the gear that came with them) were large, heavy, and cumbersome. The wet plate processes, the only one available, required the photographer (or an assistant) to do the development. This added

Read More
Lisa Robinson's weekly History of Photography Column

History of Photography: Industrialization

In the late 1800’s the world was beginning to take shape into something more of what it looks like today. Industrialization was coming to cities and taking them, literally, to the next level. Ships were being built larger and larger.

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Lisa Robinson's weekly History of Photography Column

History of Photography: Mobile Studios

As long as photography remained chained to any sort of wet plate process, photographers found themselves encumbered by massive hardships in order to “take the show on the road”. However, as transportation networks grew, architectural technology advanced, and people began

Read More
Lisa Robinson's weekly History of Photography Column

History of Photography: What is Pictorialism?

In the late 1800’s photography was still basically like a baby giraffe learning how to get up and walk for the first time. Photography didn’t really know what it was, processes were still being invented and refined and there was

Read More
Lisa Robinson's weekly History of Photography Column

History of Photography: Early Stages of Color

Since the beginning, everyone wanted color photographs. Images being black and white only was a chief complaint about photography. Initially, there were a few “successes”; Sir John Herschel was able to record blue, green and red on paper coated with

Read More

Luminar 2018: My First Impressions

Macphun (Skylum Software) just dropped their latest version of their editing tool, Luminar 2018 and I decided to check it out. I’m not typically one to edit my work with tons of filters and actions, and those that I do

Read More
Lisa Robinson's weekly History of Photography Column

History of Photography: The Snapshot

The introduction of the Kodak camera and it’s ensuing popularity started an entirely new school of thought in photography; the snapshot. Previously, “snapshot” was used by hunters as a term that meant to shoot instinctively without taking aim. Soon the

Read More
Lisa Robinson's weekly History of Photography Column

History of Photography: Introduction of Kodak

In the early life of photography, cameras (and all the gear that came with them) were large, heavy, and cumbersome. The wet plate processes, the only one available, required the photographer (or an assistant) to do the development. This added

Read More
Lisa Robinson's weekly History of Photography Column

History of Photography: Industrialization

In the late 1800’s the world was beginning to take shape into something more of what it looks like today. Industrialization was coming to cities and taking them, literally, to the next level. Ships were being built larger and larger.

Read More
Lisa Robinson's weekly History of Photography Column

History of Photography: Mobile Studios

As long as photography remained chained to any sort of wet plate process, photographers found themselves encumbered by massive hardships in order to “take the show on the road”. However, as transportation networks grew, architectural technology advanced, and people began

Read More
Lisa Robinson's weekly History of Photography Column

History of Photography: Henry Peach Robinson

Last time, we talked about how Rejlander pushed the envelope with the conventional view of photography as art (thus far). There was another, slightly younger, contemporary of Rejlander’s named Henry Peach Robinson to whom we also owe credit to for

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Lisa Robinson's weekly History of Photography Column

History of Photography: Oscar Rejlander

The battle for photography’s place in the fine art world is a road that is long and seemingly never ending at times, even today. In the 1800’s especially, photography struggled for a place at the table and one man, in

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