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The Great War by Louis Provot – Black & White Photography Article

The Great War by Louis Provot A rare wooden box with a hundred 45×107 glass stereoviews with images of the First World War and a simple handheld stereoscope.There’s a retailer stamp inside the box:Louis Provot – Edition Stéréoscopique – 52, Rue Ordener, Paris – XVIII° Louis Provot sold stereoview collections in the 1920s in wooden boxes of 50, 100 and 200 slides. The boxes with 100 and 200 slides contained a Unis France handheld stereoscope. A leaflet with an overview…

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The Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO Review – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

The Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO Review – jonasrask|photography Today Laowa released their newest offering for mirrorless camera systems. The Laowa 65mm f/2.8 2x Ultra Macro APO. I was so fortunate to be sent a copy late November 2019 to test out a bit and give my thoughts on.Now, I’m NOT a macro photographer. I don’t do that kind of photography much. I don’t have the fancy ring lights, I don’t have fancy turn-around-lenses-and-mount-them rigs. I don’t particularly…

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fenced – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

fenced – Monochromia Andre, Black And White Photography, Photography People along the coasts try to save the beaches from getting lost during storms. So, the try to break the water streams by putting wooden piles in the sand. More of my images can be seen on my own blog. Like this:Like Loading… Related January 24, 2020January 22, 2020 solaner Tagged Andre, Art, Autumn, Black And White Photography, Europe, Germany, Monochromia, Photography, Sea, solaner, waves, Winter 5 Comments This is only a…

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Friday, 24th January, 2020. – Black & White Photography Article

Friday, 24th January, 2020. I had a hard time choosing again!These were posted by kwarkito (Pas encore lus), tomthebackroadstraveller (The Old Church), NatureFootstep (Waking up in the night), RobertN (Pe deal), Debbie (London in the dark), and betty – NZ (Monochrome shots). Click the links above or the photos themselves to view them full size – it’s worth it! … This is only a snippet of a Black and White Photography Article written by Dragonstar Read Full Article

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Jim – Black and White – Black & White Photography Article

Jim – Black and White 2011 Mr. President, generals, colonels, majors, captains, lieutenants, warrant officers, sergeants, corporals, privates, ladies and gentlemen. We are the Marines. And in this museum, our story is told. It is a single, monumental story, made up of 231 years of many separate stories of heroism and courage, of dedication and sacrifice, of service to our country and to our corps, of honor and loyalty to each other in war and in peace; 231 years of…

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quercus – Black and White – Black & White Photography Article

quercus – Black and White “I willingly confess so great a partiality for trees as tempts me to respect a man in exact proportion to his respect for them. He cannot be wholly bad who has a sympathy with what is so innocent and so beautiful. But quite apart from any sentimental consideration, the influence of trees upon climate and rainfall gives to the planting of trees, and to the protection of them where nature has already planted them, a…

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High Desert State Prison – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

High Desert State Prison – Monochromia The High Desert State Prison was designed to incorporate much of the best technology available to corrections to provide for officer safety and the management and control of inmates. The institution opened September 1, 2000. It is administered by the Warden and 4 Associate Wardens. Command Staff consists of 10 Lieutenants and 13 Sergeants. There are approx 400 security staff and 67 support staff. New construction was completed in 2009 to add 1,344 beds…

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Multiphote Stereoscope 45×107 | André Ruiter Stereoscopy – Black & White Photography Article

Multiphote Stereoscope 45×107 | André Ruiter Stereoscopy The Multiphote is a small table stereoscope based on a Bize and Claparède patent. It’s simple in design with a very clever mechanism.Lucien-Albert Bize and Siméon-Louis Claparède patented a design for a small table stereoscope with the name Minimus in 1907. The device lacks a more advanced mechanism which can be found in stereoscopes like the Hemdé or Planox. The glass stereoviews are simply brought in viewing position by gravity. The Multiphote is…

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Friday, 17th January, 2020. – Black & White Photography Article

Friday, 17th January, 2020. I’m so sorry this is late!  After behaving well for a few days my internet decided to play up again.  I’m just hoping it will last long enough for me to post this.Anyway, these are my favourites from last week.Follygirl (little walk), Elke (Nordseestrand), Julie (Reflection), James (Clope au bec), Molly (Abstract Shapes), and Saša (Japonska – Tokio). Click the links above or the photos themselves to view them full size – it’s worth it! ……

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Waves – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

Waves – Monochromia When standing on the beach and watching the waves rolling in you can every now and then find things. In the surf, you can find stones, shells, algae or other sea plants and even human waste. At the same time, the surf washes away footprints or any other mark in the sand. Heavier waves are able to form the beach and even the coastline anew. This happens usually during the winter storms. Two and a half weeks…

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The Verdun Battlefield ∽ Past to Present – Black & White Photography Article

The Verdun Battlefield ∽ Past to Present My photo project about the First World War started in Verdun in 2009. Nine years later I started collecting stereoviews of the war. This created a nice interaction between these two passions. I’m now searching for stereoviews with images of locations that I’ve photographed during my photo project, but I also started taking new photos of locations that I recognised from stereoviews.Entree de l’ouvrage des 4 Cheminées 8592 – Entree de l’ouvrage des…

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Friday, 10th January, 2020. – Black & White Photography Article

Friday, 10th January, 2020.  My internet is intermittent at the moment, but I’m hoping for the best!These photos were posted by Debbie (Branching out), klara, Brussels (I can do it), kwarkito (Les cent ans de Pierre Soulages), Wordless (Cruise ships), rupam (Tranquility …), and KlaraS (Promenada Bialo Czarn).  Click the links above or the photos themselves to view them full size – it’s worth it! … This is only a snippet of a Black and White Photography Article written by…

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My Bob – In memory of Patricia Fogarty – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

My Bob – In memory of Patricia Fogarty – Monochromia What to say?  I have always loved my records which were bought back in the day after much scrimping and saving for the absolute favourites, to have and to hold in my hands with love forever, never ever to part. Solace in moments of delicious loneliness they wear their needle scratches much as I wear now the lines on my face but hear the songs, the tracks of your youth,…

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Planox Stéréoscope Magnétique | André Ruiter Stereoscopy – Black & White Photography Article

Planox Stéréoscope Magnétique | André Ruiter Stereoscopy My collection contains a Planox Stéréoscope Magnétique table stereoscope for viewing 6×13 glass stereoviews. Special about this stereoscope is that it uses a magnetic pickup mechanism to load the stereoviews.A. PlocqThe Planox stereoscopes were built by Etablissements A. Plocq from Paris. The company was founded in 1895 by Alexandre Plocq and was located on Rue de Center, Les Lilas. They built both hand-held and table stereoscopes for 45×107, 6×13 and 7×13 glass stereoviews.…

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New York City Sunset – In memory of Patricia Fogarty – Monochromia – Black & White Photography Article

New York City Sunset – In memory of Patricia Fogarty – Monochromia As the sun slowly fades into the west I bid farewell to yet another year with fondness and gratitude for your company and support here on Monochromia. Grateful thanks as ever to Joe for not only starting up the enterprise but more importantly for keeping it going with more than a modicum of ease and class. Season’s greetings to one and all! (Did this year just fly by or…

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Lalibela – Ethiopia – Vincent de Groot – Black & White Photography Article

Lalibela – Ethiopia – Vincent de Groot Lalibela – Ethiopia – Vincent de Groot Like this:Like Loading… Related Post navigation This website uses cookies and 3rd party services to improve your experience. We assume… This is only a snippet of a Black and White Photography Article written by Vincent de Groot Read Full Article

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Friday, 3rd January, 2020. – Black & White Photography Article

Friday, 3rd January, 2020. I hard a hard time choosing again this week – you people are just to good!These were posted by Rob (Strasbourg), Elke (Nebelwetter das spinnennetz), tomthebackroadstraveller (Not Much Color), Follygirl (Gas starion at night), Pictografio (Platform #1), and Antonia (Europe and the Bull). Click the links above or the photos themselves to view them full size – it’s worth it! … This is only a snippet of a Black and White Photography Article written by Dragonstar…

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Boadas cocktail bar – Barcelona – Black & White Photography Article

Boadas cocktail bar – Barcelona Boadas cocktail bar – Barcelona – Vincent de Groot Like this:Like Loading… Related Post navigation This website uses cookies and 3rd party services to improve… This is only a snippet of a Black and White Photography Article written by Vincent de Groot Read Full Article

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Seven Photos – Trees (black and white photographs) – Black & White Photography Article

Seven Photos – Trees (black and white photographs) “For me, trees have always been the most penetrating preachers. I revere them when they live in tribes and families, in forests and groves. And even more I revere them when they stand alone. They are like lonely persons. Not like hermits who have stolen away out of some weakness, but like great, solitary men, like Beethoven and Nietzsche. In their highest boughs the world rustles, their roots rest in infinity; but…

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Friday, 27th December, 2019. – Black & White Photography Article

Friday, 27th December, 2019. I’m sorry I was so late visiting you all this time – we expect to be moving to a smaller house next week, and life has been a bit hectic!Anyway, out of a huge crowd of wonderful photos, I finally settled on these six.  They were posted by kwarkito (Grande Arche), KlaraS. (February 2018), BillyB (Forgotten Evangelicals), rupam (Street Stories …), Linda (Gazebo), and RobertN (Coffee). Click the links above or the photos themselves to view…

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morning – Black and White – Black & White Photography Article

morning – Black and White Helen, Ansel, Matilda, Bill, Emma and Rio. on the front stairs of the Starkes house. It’s morning, and again I am that lucky person who is in it.–Mary Oliver Author: WmX I stumbled off the track to success in 1968, started chasing shadows that summer. Since then, In addition to farm-laborer and newspaper photographer my occupational incarnations include dishwasher, janitor, retail photo clerk, plumber, HVAC repairman, auto mechanic, CAT scan technologist, computer worker and politico…

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Jules Richard | André Ruiter Stereoscopy – Black & White Photography Article

Jules Richard | André Ruiter Stereoscopy Jules Richard was a French industrialist who had a great influence on the popularity of stereo photography at the beginning of the 20th century. He introduced two new image formats and launched a wide range of stereo cameras, stereoscopes and accessories in various price ranges.He was born on 19 December 1848. His father Félix Richard produced scientific instruments and was specialised in barometers. The company had financial difficulties. Jules Richard took over the family…

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Friday, 20th December, 2019. – Black & White Photography Article

Friday, 20th December, 2019. These were posted last week by Follygirl (Cold gray day), tomthebackroadstraveller (Not Much Color), NatureFootstep (Squirrel), Pictografio (Winter reflected), Jutta.K. (Withered leaves), and My Desktop Daily (Zebras). Click the links above or the photos themselves to view them full size – it’s worth it! … This is only a snippet of a Black and White Photography Article written by Dragonstar Read Full Article

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symbols – Black and White – Black & White Photography Article

symbols – Black and White Kids love the lions, lions love kids. Bite sized. Called “New York’s most lovable public sculpture” by architecture critic Paul Goldberger, the Lions have witnessed countless parades and been adorned with holly wreaths during the winter holidays and magnificent floral wreaths in springtime. They have been bedecked in top hats, graduation caps, Mets and Yankee caps, and more. They have been photographed alongside countless tourists, replicated as bookends, caricatured in cartoons, and illustrated in numerous…

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Photographers of the French Army – Black & White Photography Article

Photographers of the French Army The First World War was the first major conflict where photography played an important role. Germany recognised its potential and used photographs for propaganda from 1914. The images were used to influence the public opinion in neutral countries. France realized that it could not stay behind and decided to set up its own photography unit to oppose German propaganda.La Section Photographique de l’ArméeFollowing the creation of the film-unit Section Cinématographique des Armées (SCA), the Section…

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Friday, 13th December, 2019. – Black & White Photography Article

Friday, 13th December, 2019. Yet again I have to complain about the quality of your work – you give me so much trouble choosing just six shots for the week!  😀I finally settled on these:  Rob (Monochrome flower shop), kwarkito (Enfants la nuit dans un magasin biocop), Taken For Granted (Machine), Debbie (Near the buses), Lachezar (up and down), and Linda (Our View in Late Day). Click the links above or the photos themselves to view them full size –…

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Julia Anna Gospodarou | Black and White Fine Art Photography and Architectural Photography – Black & White Photography Article

Julia Anna Gospodarou | Black and White Fine Art Photography and Architectural Photography Julia Anna Gospodarou | Black and White Fine Art Photography and Architectural Photography NEW YORK WORKSHOP 2020 – ARTISTIC CREATIVITY AND B&W FINE ART PROCESSING – Julia Anna Gospodarou | Black and White Fine Art Photography and Architectural Photography Home » Blog » Blog and News » NEW YORK WORKSHOP 2020 – ARTISTIC CREATIVITY AND B&W FINE ART PROCESSING …

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The 7artisans 35mm f/1.2 review – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

The 7artisans 35mm f/1.2 review – jonasrask|photography Hey! So it’s been a long time since I did a little writeup on anything other than Fujifilm gear, but that is about to change!Last month saw the launch of the Fujifilm X-Pro3, which I had been very much involved in, and as a result I have been insanely busy doing all sorts of fun stuff because of that particular launch. The Pro3 should be making its way out into the hands of…

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X-Pro3 – Vintage’d – jonasrask|photography – Black & White Photography Article

X-Pro3 – Vintage’d – jonasrask|photography As has become customary on this site of mine, I always end up writing a little about using vintage lenses on the newly released Fujifilm gear. With the release of the X-Pro3, this is no different! – In fact with the X-Pro3 I feel that it’s more relevant than ever since Fujifilm put some nice little features in the camera to aid in using our manual focus glass. Be they vintage or modern.I love to…

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Creating 16-bit luminosity masks | BWVISION – Black & White Photography Article

Creating 16-bit luminosity masks | BWVISION FINAL THOUGHTSCreating luminosity masks in 16 bits isn’t difficult and you can come to any in-between-integers value if you use different Gamma values. If 0.75 brings you to the next half value and 0.5 to the next full value then you can play with any other value between 0.5 and 1.00 to create 1/3, 1/4, etc. masks. It doesn’t matter how you call it, just know you can fine-tune the masks to your needs,…

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