Jeffstclair wrote:Eleni13 wrote: Nice photos. Francis Frith would be proud of you.
Yes they are very nice ... when I look at the work of the photographers like Francis Frith, I think how much stuff they had to cart around to get the job done ... and the people management skills they must have had to keep the subjects ,happy , fed and compliant while process took place ...I'm not good at taking photo of people....the Lady with the shop looks like she is enjoying the attention , well done you ....
Kilkis wrote:A colleague of mine way back in the day was a photography fanatic. He used to use a Linhof camera, I can't remember if it was full plate or half plate but it was absolutely massive. I think it had bellows on both the lens holder and the plate holder so it was possible to create an infinite number of special effects. I remember he spent 4 hours once setting up a shot of a castle and then complained bitterly when he developed the plate because you could see quite clearly both electricity pylons and the suspended cables on a hill about 10 km away. No photoshop then to edit them out. A different world.
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