Re: OT, Historical Photo Question

From: Nick Zentena ^lt;[email protected]>
Date: 10/10/05-11:22:57 AM Z
Message-id: <200510101322.57195.zentena@sympatico.ca>

On Monday 10 October 2005 13:15, Dan Burkholder wrote:
> Sorry to clutter the list with this but I don't know of a more
> knowledgeable group to ask. A friend sent the following inquiry so any
> info is much appreciated and will be forwarded to him with the
>
> appropriate credit line:
> > Some "old time" black and white photographers use to take two
> > photographs, one for foreground and one for sky and "meld" them some
> > how into one plate (back in the days of glass plates). Just at a talk
> > with Robert Glenn Ketchum who was talking about it. Do you know what
> > photographers there were, the name of the process and where I might
> > find out more info on it?
>
> Thanks for helping!

        It was because the film was only green sensitive. Before Ortho film. I
think-)

        Nick
Received on Mon Oct 10 11:23:36 2005

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