In this final video, the George Eastman House discusses the Gelatin Silver Print: the photographic process that heralded the start of the modern photography.
The emulsion involved in this the gelatin silver print process is an emulsion of light-sensitve silver salts such as bromide or chloride combined with gelatin. It is first used on the dry plate process, then eventually coated on paper.
So there you have it folks, the early photographic processes explained and illustrated. We hope that you found this series as fascinating as much as we did, and that it renewed your interests in the history of photography!
Kodak cameras started a photography revolution that progresses to this day. See its evolution and 125 years of existence in this exhibit at the George Eastman House International Museum of Photography and Film.
An ongoing show at the George Eastman House in New York puts the spotlight on a collection of photographs that "explore uses of gardens and how humans cultivate the landscapes that surround them," from the time the medium was invented up to the present.
Marcus DeSieno is a Tampa-based photographer who specializes in merging early and modern photographic processes for his body of work. In this exclusive follow-up feature, DeSieno opens up about his process and gives a detailed walk through on his odd yet undeniably fascinating series, "Cosmos," which was previously featured here on the Lomography Magazine, and "Parasites."
In this follow-up, in-depth exclusive interview, Seoul, South Korea-based photographer and filmmaker Seung-Hwan Oh discusses the inspiration behind his ongoing photographic series "Impermanence" and the painstaking process that goes along with it.
Even great photographers need help in making their prints as brilliant as their artistic vision. In this video, Robin Bell talks about developing and printing the pictures of David Bailey and Terence Donovan the old-fashioned way.
You want your subject be the center of attention? Petzval lens photos are recognizable for sharpness and crispness in the centre, strong color saturation, wonderful swirly bokeh effect, artful vignettes and narrow depth of field that will make your subjects stand out!
"The photographer remains the same but it’s the viewer that is the magic part of the whole process," David Lynch says in this video by LA Review of Books. "Every viewer who stands in front of a certain photograph—they’re getting a different thing."
As an undergraduate majoring in Fine Arts, budding South Korean photographer Jinveun often spends her time drawing portraits for her projects. Inevitably, it was through this that she had started to seriously consider rendering portraits through the medium of photography.
Photography has progressed into a myriad of processes and genres but there are still some people who passionately create imagery using the traditional tools that started it all. Photographer Alex Timmermans is one of those them. See his wet collodion photographs after the jump.