Who Were They?

Lost and forgotten photos from the past

This week’s Sepia Saturday prompt has a wealth of directions in which to travel. I could have showed you a storefront, or people on a stoop, or even an old business, but since I already used all of those for previous posts I needed a new angle. I have been wanting to showcase this photo, …

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There was only one challenge for photographers in the 19th century that we can really see evidence of today, and that is movement. Because the exposure time was slow, subjects had to sit still for a long time. We see stands behind subjects helping them hold their pose, they lean on chairs or tables to …

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