National Portrait Gallery is located at St Martin's Place, London. Opening hours daily 10.00–18.00; Thursdays and Fridays until 21.00. Last admission to the exhibition is one hour before…Read More
By Matt Damsker
The salt print was photography's earliest negative and positive print technique, and occupies an exalted place in photography's history, having been developed by William Henry Fox Talbot in…Read More
The following group of classic books and resources is what I consider the basic necessities for a photography collector’s library. There are many other fine examples, but this is…Read More
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