The American Amateur Photographer Volume N . 12

The American Amateur Photographer Volume N . 12

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...pictures. Recent doings have included a "Campers' Excursion" to the Santa Cruz Mountains; a visit to Mr. H. B. Hosmer at his "Hunting Shack," and a series of slide exhibitions and practical demonstrations of the working of Aristo Platino, modifications of carbon printing, etc. Taking it all in all, the California Camera Club is one of the most thoroughly alive and practically useful in the country. THE CANESTOGA CAMERA CLUB. We understand that a number of the amateur photographers of Lancaster, Pa., met in the home of Norman K. Sheetz, and organized the Canestoga Camera Club. They will be glad to be joined by all or as many as possible of those living in the district. All necessary information may be got from Walter C. Myers, 307 West Orange street, Lancaster, Pa. THE CAMERA CLUB OF NEW YORK. At the regular monthly meeting of the club, held on May 8, Mr. Charles Becker, of the American Aristo Company, demonstrated or explained the working of the several grades of Aristo papers and exhibited examples of the new Aristo-platinum paper about being placed on the market. Mr. Charles F. Becker spoke of the value of immersing regular Aristo prints first in an alkaline solution of water, usually made so with sal soda prior to toning. He also said the printing should be carried up till the high lights are slightly grayed over. There was a report that Mr. Alfred Stieglitz had tendered his resignation as vicepresident of the club on account of overwork. Several awards of prize cups were announced. On the evening of May 10 Mr. George B. Wood lectured before the club on "The Camera in the Hands of an Artist," illustrated by slides, and a week later, May 17. Mr. Gilbert Ray Hames gave an exhibition of slides illustrating some...show more

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  • Paperback | 228 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 12mm | 413g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236502892
  • 9781236502896