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Interesting collection of historic images. (Original Post) alfredo Jul 2012 OP
Gotta' love shorpy. Adsos Letter Jul 2012 #1
His tones are incredible. alfredo Jul 2012 #3
I've got to say that the clarity and crispness of those photos is breathtaking. Adsos Letter Jul 2012 #5
And as you work down the page the images become even alfredo Jul 2012 #6
What stunning photos! Speck Tater Jul 2012 #2
Some are jaw dropping. alfredo Jul 2012 #4
I've always liked Shorpy.com Stevenmarc Jul 2012 #7
It inspires me to hone my black and white skills. alfredo Jul 2012 #8
Well I do have a bit of a thing for B&W Stevenmarc Jul 2012 #9
You are a glutton for punishment. ;) alfredo Jul 2012 #10
LOL Glutton for punishment would be Stevenmarc Jul 2012 #11
Then learning how to make felt hats using 19th century technology. alfredo Jul 2012 #18
My eyes water nadinbrzezinski Jul 2012 #17
They designed a little style into the grungy city bridge Kolesar Jul 2012 #12
There was a bit of artist in that engineer. alfredo Jul 2012 #19
Wow! These are breathtaking! K&R! Rhiannon12866 Jul 2012 #13
Thank you for showing me this site. Amazing! glinda Jul 2012 #14
Never saw this site before, but it's bookmarked now! malthaussen Jul 2012 #15
Thank You! drm604 Jul 2012 #16
Thank you for this amazing group of photographs. northoftheborder Jul 2012 #20
I need to study his work and try to learn from him. alfredo Jul 2012 #21
here is another good website Swagman Jul 2012 #22
I could lose myself in that site. alfredo Jul 2012 #23

Adsos Letter

(19,459 posts)
1. Gotta' love shorpy.
Tue Jul 24, 2012, 09:11 PM
Jul 2012

I was really impressed the first time I saw his colorized images of Lincoln, and the Civil War.

EDIT: Those are some outstanding b&w shots. Shows me what is possible.

Adsos Letter

(19,459 posts)
5. I've got to say that the clarity and crispness of those photos is breathtaking.
Tue Jul 24, 2012, 11:45 PM
Jul 2012

I'm kind of at a loss for clear expression on what they make me feel, but they seem to step right out into living reality.

alfredo

(59,996 posts)
6. And as you work down the page the images become even
Wed Jul 25, 2012, 07:54 AM
Jul 2012

More amazing.

He seems to be the master of sunlight.

Stevenmarc

(4,483 posts)
9. Well I do have a bit of a thing for B&W
Wed Jul 25, 2012, 03:50 PM
Jul 2012

Lately I've gone new school/old school hybrid, shooting and processing digitally then wet printing. However I really want to get into old school with wet plate collodion.

northoftheborder

(7,541 posts)
20. Thank you for this amazing group of photographs.
Thu Jul 26, 2012, 09:18 PM
Jul 2012

The quality of the images is just stunning - such sharp clarity, amazing. And the subjects - from boats and ships, to trains, industrial activity, ordinary people in everyday occupations; these photographs could be invaluable sources for research in a number of topics.

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