Category Archives: History

Photography without a camera

Now here’s a thing… photography without a camera! How’s that for cool? Best not think about it too much however else I shall start questioning why the hell I seem to have spent loadsa dosh on cameras and stuff. Interesting … Continue reading

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Capturing the Atom Bomb on Film

Just came across a mention of this on Flickr (in a forum topic started by this guy) and thought it sufficiently unusual and interesting enough to share. For me the images evoke all sorts of not entirely pleasant feelings, and … Continue reading

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The Longest Photographic Exposures in History (via EHehr1955’s Blog)

Talk about capturing moments in time! These are some truly amazing images… Michael Wesely, a German photography artist, has created some of the longest photographic exposures in history using his own self-built pinhole camera. Each image is the result of … Continue reading

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This wonderful world of blog

This is one of those incredibly rare occasions where I post a pic that isn’t actually one of mine! Should be ok though (I hope!) cos, according to where it came from, it’s public domain. The story first however… Begins … Continue reading

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Cyanide? Sounds right up my street!

Collodion photography: self-portrait in cyanide The ancient collodion process produces images of eerie, mysterious beauty. “Don’t be afraid of it. Art can be scary!” says Mark Osterman, as he instructs a group of students on the uses of cyanide. He … Continue reading

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