[Alt-photo] HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY FROM DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE

John Brewer john at johnbrewerphotography.com
Tue Sep 1 20:16:15 UTC 2020


Very interesting Bob, thanks for sharing.

Best wishes

John

On Tue, 1 Sep 2020 at 20:52, ROBERT KISS via Alt-photo-process-list <
alt-photo-process-list at lists.altphotolist.org> wrote:

> DEAR LIST,
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>      I found this very interesting because it gives a perspective that is
> not quite as American & British centered as Beaumont Newhall's HISTORY OF
> PHOTOGRAPHY.  I met Newhall on a number of occasions in Rochester at RIT
> and at the Visual Studies Workshop so I was a dyed in the wool fan but it
> is nice to have other perspectives.  E.g., Newhall was not very receptive
> to alt photo printing after the advent of silver gelatin.  He and Minor
> White used to say, "Sure, that's nice.  But is it photography?"
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> The direct link to the pdf is here:
> http://www.eshph.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/2008_Jubilee_lowres.pdf
>   http://www.eshph.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/2008_Jubilee_lowres.pdf
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>                  CHEERS!
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> On 31 Aug 2020, at 14:46, ROBERT KISS < bobkiss at caribsurf.com mailto:
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> DEAR KEES,
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>      Thanks for being a moderator  for the alt photo list. .  The attached
> doc seems to be distributed FOC to people who subscribe to their list.  I
> will leave it to you to determine whether it is OK or violating copyright
> to allow list members to read it.
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>      I hope it is OK because it gives a perspective that is not quite as
> American & British centered as Beaumont Newhall's HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY.
> I met Newhall on a number of occasions in Rochester at RIT and at the
> Visual Studies Workshop so I was a dyed in the wool fan but it is nice to
> have other perspectives.  E.g., Newhall was not very receptive to alt photo
> printing after the advent of silver gelatin.
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>      Anyhow, let me know.  I know we cannot send attachments to the lists
> and I don't have a way to put it on a site with a link so I hope you can do
> that and send the link in emails to the list.
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>                     CHEERS FROM BARBADOS!
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>                                     BOB
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> <z European Society for the History of Photography.pdf>
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