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The Camera George Eastman Patented That Changed History

IT was an invention that would literally transform the way the world saw itself. On this day, 130 years ago, George Eastman received a patent...

35mm Negative Storage: Binder Sleeves vs Boxes

35mm slides viewed through a slide projector were once the standard method of viewing foreign countries in geography class or your neighbor's vacation pictures....

Winners of The Collectors Scavenger Hunt!

Come one, come all for the great reveal! Thank you all for entering our Collector's Scavenger Hunt! As you know the prizes were grand! $100...

Capturing Images: How It All Works

Following up The Evolution of the Camera comes the use of the camera, because just as important as the camera was, the way the image...

The Evolution of the Camera

From the camera obscura to smart phone digital cameras, very few discoveries and inventions have had such a major impact on our lives. Recorded...

Early Photography’s role in Science

Medical and scientific advancements with the help of early photography Early photographers, in many cases, were artists always looking for ways to expand on their art....

Preservers of the Native American culture through photography

There is no way to accurately know the number of Native Americans before 1850. The first counting of Native Americans for the United States...

The Lighter Side of Early Photography

The lighter side of early photography Photography is the visual capture of time: the good times, bad times; the happy times, and sad times. All...

Have Old Photos? Here are some Scanning Basics

Cold boring days? A good time to do some scanning. Unusual weather we are having. It’s cold and snowing one day, then cold and...

Vacation Slideshows in the modern age

Vacation Slideshows in the modern age "Just got our Yosemite trip slides back. You’re going to love these! Someone, please turn out the lights." Anyone...

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How Photography Expanded Our World View

Recording history has come a long way. From early cave drawings to the digital age, people have been able to see the past and...