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These old photos from Utah are a smattering of the varied ways people were...

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Abraham Lincoln’s statuesque image was carefully staged in his photos to make him look...

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Beautiful faces are frequently sought after by photographers, but sometimes the story behind the...

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There are images here that will truly help you travel back in time.

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It’s a privilege to be able to view these vintage photos of Japan.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-4767824/Photos-life-Japan-early-20th-century.html Past era Images of other cultures are some of the most intriguing photos in existence. They are from a time that most people didn't...

Old photos of contortion-ism – who knew?

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This photo exhibit is showing in my home town Rochester, NY. at the George...

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Quiz

Question #1: This camera came on the market in 1900 is known as a

The Brownie camera was first introduced in February 1900 by Eastman Kodak.  The Panoramic camera was released in the late 1800s.

Question #2: The Impossible Project makes film for what kind of cameras?

After Polaroid announced in 2008 they would no longer be manufacturing Polaroid film, the Impossible Project was founded to continue producing film for Polaroid cameras.

Question #3: The Pin Hole Camera doesn’t have a what?

A pinhole camera is a simple camera without a lens but with a tiny aperture, a pinhole – effectively a light-proof box with a small hole in one side. Light from a scene passes through the aperture and projects an inverted image on the opposite side of the box, which is known as the camera obscura effect.

Question #4: What country developed the first camera phone?

The first camera phone was sold in 2000 in Japan, a Sharp J-SH04.

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Collection Tips

Photo Collection Tips

Question: Is it better to store my photos in albums, binders or boxes? Is one better than the other? Answer: People used to store their photos in shoe boxes, vinyl photo albums, desk drawers, stick them to walls with scotch tape. We’ve all done it...

Photo Storage Tips

Question: What does “buffered” refer to when talking about archival storage supplies? Answer: Buffered materials have an alkaline substance – usually calcium carbonate - added to the material to counteract acids that may form in the storage material. This durable B-Flute  Blue Corrugated Photo Storage Box comes with four...

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