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Early Photography

The First Paper Photographs Were Made With Salt, And They Look Like This

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 03.06.2015 | Arts

In 1839, British inventor William Henry Fox Talbot created the salt print, the earliest form of paper photography. Talbot was a polymath, intereste...

Is This The First Photograph Of A Human Being?

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 11.15.2014 | Arts

This certainly isn't your average photo. Taken by Louis Daguerre -- the man responsible for the development of the daguerreotype, a very early type...

Allow This Century Old Selfie To Make You Feel Really, Really Old

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 11.07.2014 | Arts

Although "selfie" was only added to the dictionary this year, the omnipresent and much reviled photography method has been around for much longer. In ...

Émigré Photographers Of The 20th Century

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 10.28.2013 | Arts

"Black and white are the colors of photography," Robert Frank once famously said. "To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which ...

Happy Birthday, Alfred Stieglitz!

Posted 01.04.2013 | Arts

Today is the birthday of American photographer and modern art gallerist, Alfred Stieglitz. The avant-garde art promoter and husband of Georgia O’Kee...

Incredible 19th Century Autochrome Photos

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 07.31.2012 | Arts

While it might be easier today to capture an impressive photo on your smart phone, it's good to acknowledge that photography a century ago was produce...

PHOTOS: Ghosts and Cloudscapes From Early Photography

Posted 12.23.2011 | Arts

The simultaneous advent of photography in Britain and France in the 19th century makes for a fascinating study of the two countries' early photographi...

Celebrating Tennyson's 200th Birthday

Josa Young | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Josa Young

Only slowly over the last few years has the significance of uber-poet Tennyson in my own family history become apparent.