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Renamed Paris Vintage Table-top Fair, "Photos Discovery", Is Another Success

Last year saw the inauguration of the Photo Paris Vintage Fair, a table-top fair with 62 dealers, organized by Bruno Tartarin and held at Pavillon Wagram. It was a great…

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Featured Exhibit

Shadows and Light: The Paper Negative

By Alex Novak

One of the earliest of the photography technologies was the paper negative. Its eventual evolution into more modern photography systems came relatively easily: more and more clarity…

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Collecting Resources

The Ins and Outs of A Photography Appraisal

Collecting photography may be a labor of love, but taking care of it may be a burden best shared with experts. At the very least, it’s important to keep…

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