How to Make Photographs and a Descriptive Catalogue of Materials

How to Make Photographs and a Descriptive Catalogue of Materials

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1898 edition. Excerpt: ...are willing to put them upon a confiding public, and photographers seem ready to risk their lives, or at least the danger of severely injuring themselves by using them. Even when great caution is used, an explosive compound is always dangerous, and had better be left untouched. If there were no good compounds which were free from dangerous properties, there might be some excuse for adhering to the use of those which are known to be explosive and poisonous, but such is not the case."---P/zotograjfi/zz'c Times. MAGNESIUM FLASH=LIGHT PHOTOGRAPHS. HOW OBTAINED. Since the introduction of the Scovim. MAGNESIUM CAkTRIDGES, photographs are made instantaneously, which could not otherwise be secured without great expense, trouble, and danger, in caves, tunnels, mines, and other places where daylight does not penetrate. These are now made in the evening, with the valued surroundings, under the happiest auspices, which but a short time ago the most skilled photographer would not have thought it possible to secure. Among other occasions where this can be used to advantage are: Family Groups, Dinner, Private, Theatrical and Fancy Dress Parties, Club and College Dinners, Companies, Weddings, Church Fairs, Picnic Parties, Lodge Meetings, etc. The novelty for the public, and consequent advertisement of this method of Photography, will be at once apparent to the intelligent and progressive photographer, aside from the fact that there are many special occasions constantly presenting themselves, where a picture made in the ordinary way could not be obtained, owing to the impossibility of securing proper light. The Sc0v1LL MAGNESIUM CARTRIDGES unite the very excellent quality of extremely actinic light, with conveniency of ignition and perfect safety as...show more

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  • Paperback | 26 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 1mm | 68g
  • Rarebooksclub.com
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236931572
  • 9781236931573