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California Photo Dealer Louis Klaitman Passes away after from Heart Congestion

Louis Klaitman, a longtime photo dealer based in Berkeley, CA, passed away on March 28th from heart congestion due to complications from an earlier stroke.

Klaitman originally had a novelties business…

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Featured Exhibit

Dorothy Norman: Simplicity, Elegance and a Modernist Eye for Photography

By Alex Novak

Dorothy Norman was born in Philadelphia, PA on March 28, 1905. She was educated at Smith College, Northampton, MA and at the University of Pennsylvania. In…

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Collecting Resources

Basic Core Photography Collecting Books and Other Media by Category

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…

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