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How an Unknown Photographer Named Carleton E. Watkins Helped Save Yosemite

Did you know that a single unknown photographer helped change the course of history for Yosemite with his photos back in 1861? The video above tells …

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Julia Margaret Cameron: Working Methods - Victoria and Albert Museum

FULL IMAGE CAPTION INFO<p>In her lifetime, Julia Margaret Cameron was criticised for her unconventional techniques, but also celebrated for the beauty …

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Julia Margaret Cameron: A Contemporary Photographer Stuck in the 19th Century

In 1863, at the age of forty-eight, Julia Margaret Cameron received her first camera. A mother of six children, the gift quickly spawned a hobby that …

Julia Margaret Cameron (1815–1879) | Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

In December 1863, little more than a year after Roger Fenton retired from photography and sold his equipment, Julia Margaret Cameron received her …

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Masters of Photography - Julia Margaret Cameron

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Amsterdam gezien door Jacob Olie

• <b>By:</b> contentecontent.com<p>Jacob Olie (1834-1905) fotografeerde Amsterdam aan het einde van de negentiende eeuw. Hij legde de opkomst van de moderne stad …

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Nadar

<b>Nadar</b> may refer to:<p>Nadar (caste), a prominent Tamil caste of India and in the Tamil diaspora<br>• Prix Nadar, an annual award for a photography book edited …

Photographs of the famous by Felix Nadar

Félix Nadar was the pseudonym of Gaspard-Félix Tournachon (1 April 1820, Paris – 20 March 1910), a French photographer, caricaturist, journalist, …

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Quand j'étais photographe / Nadar ; préface de Léon Daudet

Chasing Nadar

Inspired by Nadar collodion photography from a balloon, I decided to project, construct, and attach collodion darkroom to the balloon.<p>Advertisements

From silver mine to wet plate

Phil Coomes Picture editor<p><b>For the first 150 years or so, silver was an essential ingredient to photography, those little particles that reacted to light to create an image. Photographer Sean Hawkey decided to take his camera to the source and photograph the miners who extract the silver from the</b> …

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Wet-Plate Collodion Technique Applied to Old Tin Cans

Arizona-based photographer David Emitt Adams uses a unique, 19th-century process to create detailed photographs on the bottom of tin cans. The project, entitled <i>Conversations with History</i>, compares the past and present of photography as it relates to the desert landscapes of the American West. Adams …

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From Lens To Photo: Sally Mann Captures Her Love

Credit: Photos by Sally Mann; Produced by Bilal Qureshi and Claire O'Neill<p>Photographer Sally Mann's work is rooted in Virginia's Shenandoah Valley, among the rolling hills of Rockbridge County, where she grew up. She shares her 425-acre farm with five dogs and four well-loved Arabian horses …

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Flowing A Glass Plate With Collodion

Camille Silvy: Photographer of Modern Life 1834–1910 - National Portrait Gallery

<b>Mark Haworth-Booth</b><p>This compelling account of Camille Silvy's life and photography is published to mark the centenary of his death and the first …

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Roger Fenton

For the English clergyman, see Roger Fenton (priest).<p><b>Roger Fenton</b> (28 March 1819 – 8 August 1869) was a pioneering British photographer, one of the …

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Julia Margaret Cameron

For the American author, see Julia Cameron.<p><b>Julia Margaret Cameron</b> (née <b>Pattle</b>; 11 June 1815 Calcutta – 26 January 1879 Kalutara, Ceylon) was a British …