The Photographic Times, Volume 5 (Google eBook)

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Scoville Manufacturing Company, 1875 - Photography
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Page 128 - This famous and fortunate fellow finds himself not "fat, fair and forty," but hale, strong and fifty-five, as fleet of foot, fresh in face, frank and free, and fully fitted for furnishing faultless foto fixings as formerly. He selects such Lenses. Apparatus, and Chemicals as will produce perfectly charming pictures, not showing the subject as flat-faced and forbidding, ill-favored and illformed, false-hearted and fretful, freckled and frowsy, flippant, foolish, and flaunting, but fine-featured, fine...
Page 13 - Lambert insists on the peculiar value of the two semi-transparent, or semi-opaque, surfaces of paper upoa which the touching is effected in breaking up and diffusing the rays of light as they traverse the negative, and so giving a softened effect to every touch, suggestive of much laborious work from a skilled artist. As to the points of novelty claimed byMons.
Page 13 - ... described. The process of intensification is now to begin. It is effected by working on the paper at the back of the negative with powdered blacklead and a stump, the work being broad and comparatively rough ; the softening effect of every touch printing through the thickness of the glass being kept in mind. Hence broad effects of light and shade are only considered when touching on this side of the negative. Next comes the work on the film side, and this is effected with a blacklead pencil,...
Page 17 - OTHERS ARE AN INFRINGEMENT and parties buying, selling, or using them will be dealt with according to law. We warn the trade against buying Carte or Picture Envelopes of travellers who are not connected with the regular Blockhouses.
Page 13 - This paper is attached by rj edging of gum to each side (that is, back and front) of the thin negative we havi described.
Page 12 - The object seemed to be to produce a thin delicate imiige full of detail, but with little contrast and scaicely any density. The iron solution was flooded freely over the plate, washing over the edges much of the free nitrate on its surface. The result rather resembled an ordinary collodion positive than a negative, and no attempt was made to intensify it. This is fix oil and varnished, and is then ready for finishing.
Page 20 - Philadelphia, and sold by the regular stockhonses (who will not deal in contraband goods), is the only Carte Envelope that is patented. ALL OTHERS ARE AN INFRINGEMENT and parties buying, selling, or using them will be dealt with according to law. We warn the trade against buying Carte or Picture Envelopes of travellers who are not connected...
Page 12 - The iron solution was flooded freely over the plate, washing over the edges much of the free nitrate on its surface. The result rather resembled an ordinary collodion positive than a negative, and no attempt was made to intensify it. " All the intensifica. AND CLOUD NEGATIVES. tion," he remarked, " will be effected when ray mode of finishing is applied.

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