Early colour photography from the Motherland

October 23, 2009

Sergei Mikhailovich Prokudin-Gorskii uses a specially designed view camera that creates three separate monochromatic negatives at once. By applying red, green and blue filters to selectively cut colour transmittance, he collects red, green and blue tones on separate negatives, which can later be combined during printing using similar filters to create colour images. All this in 1905!

Via “Captured


zeiss night! (this is what we do in Edmonton)

October 17, 2009

this is what it looked like

Excerpts from a conversation which took place outside New City, just after Scrapbooker’s intense debut:

curious listeners can find the entire conversation (which includes some hot Ikon action) here.