Here are twelve newly released videos that explain the photographic processes of our past — wonderful stuff and well worth watching.
It is paradoxical: thanks to digital technology more photos are being taken every day than ever before, but the truly ingenious photos – and those are the ones that stay in our memory for a really long time – date from a period long before the CCD sensor was invented. To make these iconic photographs, photographers of that era had to resort to processes which were cutting-edge at the time, but seem more like alchemy nowadays. In order to introduce photographers born in the digital age to those processes and to show us “digitally afflicted” ex-analogies something old/new, the George Eastman House released the following video series.
1) Before Photography
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