[Alt-photo] HISTORY OF PHOTOGRAPHY FROM DIFFERENT PERSPECTIVE

Anne Eder chansonette at gmail.com
Wed Sep 2 02:38:21 UTC 2020


What a great resource, Bob— thanks for sharing!

Best,
Anne Eder
www.anneeder.com


> On Sep 1, 2020, at 4:16 PM, John Brewer via Alt-photo-process-list <alt-photo-process-list at lists.altphotolist.org> wrote:
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> Very interesting Bob, thanks for sharing.
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> Best wishes
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> John
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>> On Tue, 1 Sep 2020 at 20:52, ROBERT KISS via Alt-photo-process-list <
>> alt-photo-process-list at lists.altphotolist.org> wrote:
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>> 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!
>>                         BOB
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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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