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Some background In the early days of camera the technology of the day ordered glass plates for carrying the film emulsion. Usually the camera was of the bellows type, and usually they required the use of an individual film plate holder … Continue reading
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Here are some more glass plates from the early 1900’s. In this case I know who the photographer is – it is my grandad, Filip! He was born in 1899 and became interested in photography and chemistry in what must … Continue reading
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Ok, I admit it. It must have been leading to this from the start. Large negatives have a certain je-ne-sais-quoi for me. They attract. After looking at photos from Shorpy (www.shorpy.com – DO take an evening there! Absolutely fantastic shots, … Continue reading
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