Explore Photo Retouching, Brain Teasers, and more!

Photographers and cultural critics have long debated the ethics of retouching—even when it took place directly on the negative in the 19th…

How Photo Retouching Worked Before Photoshop

Photographers and cultural critics have long debated the ethics of retouching—even when it took place directly on the negative in the

Parfois, une photo papier peut être le dernier lien physique entre deux personnes. Mais avec le temps ou d'autres menaces matérielles, ce morceau...

Ukrainian photo retoucher Tetyana Dyachenko incredibly recreated restorations of vintage photos which are damaged. Dyachenko is using her Photoshop skills

O.H. Willard (American)  Séance de pose chez un photographe  1855 (ca) Daguerreotype  Musée d'Orsay

O.H. Willard (American) Séance de pose chez un photographe 1855 (ca) Daguerreotype Musée d'Orsay

Alphonse J. Liébert  [Studio illustration with example portraits]  1878 Book illustration  Musée français de la Photographie

Alphonse J. Liébert [Studio illustration with example portraits] 1878 Book illustration Musée français de la Photographie

Studio photo des photographes hollandais Stafhell et Kleingrothe, en Indonésie (autrefois Indes orientales néerlandaises).

Studio photo des photographes hollandais Stafhell et Kleingrothe, en Indonésie (autrefois Indes orientales néerlandaises).

In a box marked "private", an amazing collection of glassplates were found 30 years ago, amongst the remnants of the two portrait photographers Marie Høeg

In this 19th century cartoon a photographer, as an aside he is meant to be the famous photographer Sarony, is telling a man with no chin why it is not a good idea to take a profile photograph. I call you attention to the posing stand/head rest in the background ready for the photograph about to be made. Is the man dead? No, this kind of posting stand was used in every 19th century studio to help live people hold still.

In this 19th century cartoon a photographer, as an aside he is meant to be the famous photographer Sarony, is telling a man with no chin why it is not a good idea to take a profile photograph. I call you attention to the posing stand/head rest in the background ready for the photograph about to be made. Is the man dead? No, this kind of posting stand was used in every 19th century studio to help live people hold still.

"Based on David Webb's extensive research photoLondon has compiled a database of approximately 9,000 biographical entries on photographic companies and the people who worked within the photographic industry in London during the 19th century."

"Based on David Webb's extensive research photoLondon has compiled a database of approximately biographical entries on photographic companies and the people who worked within the photographic industry in London during the century.

Pinterest
Search