Photo History Today

“Decayed Daguerreotypes” from Public Domain Review

Sometimes photo history just drops something remarkable in your lap. In this case, PHSNE’s esteemed newsletter editor Beverly Regelman came across The Public Domain Review and put a short note in the March 2022 issue of snap shots. Founded in 2011, this non-profit online website seems to have a web? network?

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Louis Daguerre by Jean-Baptiste Sabatier-Blot,1844

Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre was born 234 years ago today

Daguerre (1787-1851), a Parisian theater set designer who staged elaborate hand-painted screens that depicted far away lands like the Swiss Alps, is credited with creating the first complete photographic process, the daguerreotype. He partnered with Nicéphore Niépce in 1829, and after Niépce died in 1833, Daguerre continued to experiment and

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Outside and inside BE-PS in Pikesville.m MD

Who wants those Kodaks sitting on the shelf?

Even the most hardened photographers can be sentimental. Johnny Martyr, a mid-Atlantic Coast film photographer, crafted this paean to a small camera repair shop, Baltimore Photo-Electronic Services, in Pikesville, MD. Anyone who would rather fix an old camera or lens than toss it out for a new one would feel

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Coming Up

June 5 — ZOOM meeting with Vladimir Khazan on the Exakta

PHSNE meetings pause during July and August; our next meeting will be Sunday, September 11, 2022. Check the PHSNE website and watch for email on updates and new features.

To all participants in this year’s Photographica 89 — Thank You!

Get ready for 2023: PHSNE’s 50th year & Photographica 90

Dealers: Contact Show Manager John Dockery

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Coming Up

June 5 – Vladimir Khazan on the camera firm Ihagee and the Exakta

PHSNE Snap Shots and monthly meetings pause during July & August. The September Snap Shots arrives in late August; the next meeting in early September.

Check the PHSNE website for updates, email notices, and new features. Don’t forget to take pictures. Got film?

A Big Thank You!

To everyone who participated in this year’s Photographica 89 Sale, Show, and PHSNE Auction

Get ready for 2023: PHSNE’s 50th year and Photographica 90

Dealers contact show manager John Dockery through the