What’s Happening With Film?
“It is the worst of times; it is the best of times,” said the hapless photographer searching for the right color film he could use to shoot at Photographica 90. That was me, by the way. In 2022, at Photographica
PEM’s “Power & Perspective: Early Photography in China” with Curator Stephanie Tung—Sun, June 4, 7:30PM ET on Zoom
Stephanie Tung, Byrne Family Curator of Photography at the Peabody Essex Museum, will speak about the recent exhibition Power and Perspective: Early Photography in China. Co-curated with Karina Corrigan, the H.A. Crosby Forbes Curator of Asian Export Art, this exhibition explored the introduction and adoption of photography in 19th century
Charles Chevalier (1804—1859) and the Photographe Daguerreotype Camera
In or about 1840, designer/manufacturer Charles Chevalier of Paris produced Le Photographe, a similar but smaller, collapsible camera modeled after the Daguerre camera. Daguerre’s was soon tagged “whole plate” and Chevalier’s, and others that followed, acquired the labels of half, quarter, and sixth plate. Chevalier’s camera could accommodate full plates when rigid,
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