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Paris Photo Celebrates 25th Edition of World's Biggest Photography Fair

Founded in 1997, Paris Photo, the leading international fair dedicated to the photographic medium, returns to the Grand Palais Éphémère in the heart of Paris from November 10 to 13,…

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Featured Exhibit

Cyanotypes: Photography in a Blue Mode

By Alex Novak

The cyanotype process was invented and named by Sir John Herschel in 1842, but was most popular around the turn of the century when it was adopted by…

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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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