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What is an Albumen Print?

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Similar to tintypes, albumen prints were one of the early methods for creating a photograph in the 1850’s and throughout the early 1900’s as well until they were phased out. Albumen prints were the first of its kind to be commercially used and a relatively effective way of producing a photographic print onto a paper

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Cinestill Announces Df96 One-Step Solution for Developing Black & White Film Negatives

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Cinestill has launched their newest product – Df96, a ready-to-use, reusable, monobath processor for black and white film. The company has informed the public that it is the world’s fastest process for B&W film – one that can develop your film in only 3 minutes. See Examples and Results of Developing with CineStill’s DF96 Monobath,

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The Dave Kennedy Interview

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Photographer David Kennedy has been working to perfect his craft over the Irish coastline and throughout the world for the past 5+ years and he plans to continue shooting more emotional landscapes and moody nature photos. Originally from Ireland, Dave has always been interested in the way that nature works – how land and water

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What is a Tintype?

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Before photographers had the ability to take a photograph as we know it, they had to first find a way to make a photograph. One of the ways that people created images in the 1800’s and throughout the 1900’s was by creating a positive image on a tin plate. This is what became known as

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What is an Ambrotype?

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Many people, whether photographers or not, have not heard of an ambrotype in a long time, or ever for that matter. Whether it be the digital age that’s taken the ambrotype away or simply the tedious process that it requires, they definitely seem to have disappeared in the past decade or so, but that still

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