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Capturing long distance friendship with wet plate photography
Visualizing division through wet plate photography
History of Photography: Advances in Technology for Negatives
History of Photography: The Cabinet Photo
History of Photography: The Carte-de-Visite
Ambrotypes and Tintypes
Rise of The Wet Plate Process

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Ambrotypes and Tintypes

In my last History of Photography article, I talked about the wet plate, or collodion process and how it was quickly adopted as the status quo in the industry. Like many things that are popular, offshoots are invented by people

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The history of photography Civil War Photographs Brady and Gardner

Rise of The Wet Plate Process

After Talbot introduced the calotype (see my previous article here), the world was in search of something photographic in between the calotype’s unique paper characteristics and the daguerreotype’s pristine, crystal clear detail. In the 1840’s photographers began making the move

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On Photography: Ron Sherman, 1942-present

On Photography: Ron Sherman, 1942-present

“My first ‘f8 and be there’ opportunity was when I saw smoke from a fire on the horizon, grabbed my camera, and was first on the scene at a major gasoline fire in Doraville [Georgia] in 1972.” -Ron Sherman Ron

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Cropping with a preset in Lightroom Classic

Note: This post is from our book Develop Great Images in Lightroom (available for iBooks). Often when I crop, its all about precision. I frequently need to crop to a specific aspect ratio. Sometimes it’s for the screen (video projects and

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Bus lights can help create magical cityscape scenes

Like most photographers, I’m always looking for the right location, the right angle, the perfect light and the right moment to make the photograph. Whether I’m traveling abroad or walking around Boston, near my studio, one of my favorite times

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