History of Photography PodcastAuthor: Jeff Curto
13 Nov 2018

History of Photography Podcast

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    History of Photography Podcast 11 : The Cyanotype

    The cyanotype was one of the earliest photographic processes and with its rich, blue color, remains one of the most beautiful. Invented in 1842 by the amazingly prolific Sir John Herschel, the easy-to-produce cyanotype lives on today in the darkrooms of many photographers and artists. Links for this episode: Sir John Herschel –  at the … Continue reading History of Photography Podcast 11 : The Cyanotype

  • Posted on 06 Oct 2015

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    History of Photography Podcast 10 : The Kodak Brownie

    The Kodak Brownie camera was one of the most popular cameras in the history of photography. The Brownie popularized low-cost photography and introduced the concept of the snapshot to a public eager to preserve their personal and family memories. With its simple controls and initial price of $1, it was intended to be a camera … Continue reading History of Photography Podcast 10 : The Kodak Brownie

  • Posted on 28 Jul 2015

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    History of Photography Podcast 9 : Latent Image and Immediate Image

    When light sensitive material is exposed to light, a chemical change happens, but this change isn’t necessarily visible. This idea is perhaps part of why early photographers – and early viewers of photographic images – had a hard time with the concept of the latent image, yet it was one of the most important components … Continue reading History of Photography Podcast 9 : Latent Image and Immediate Image

  • Posted on 02 Jun 2015

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    History of Photography Podcast 8 : Sergei Prokudin-Gorsky

    The photographs of pioneer color photographer Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorsky (1863–1944) give us a remarkable view into a world that is now lost – the Russian Empire just before the Russian Revolution and World War I. In this podcast we explore both Prokudin-Gorsky’s photographs and the unique tri-color photographic technique he employed to create them. Links … Continue reading History of Photography Podcast 8 : Sergei Prokudin-Gorsky

  • Posted on 23 Apr 2015

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    History of Photography Podcast 7 : Tina Modotti

    Tina Modotti (1896 – 1942) was an Italian photographer who was most active in Mexico between 1923 and 1930. Known for her romantic and business relationship with Edward Weston and her friendships with Diego Rivera, Frieda Kahlo and other Mexican artists, Modotti was also a political activist during the Mexican Revolution and beyond. Links for … Continue reading History of Photography Podcast 7 : Tina Modotti

  • Posted on 08 Apr 2015

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