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VICTORIAN WHOLE PLATE CAMERA, 1900's

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VICTORIAN WHOLE PLATE CAMERA, 1900's

Since 1851 professional photographers used these cameras in their studios, once the process of glass plate negatives had been perfected. Other sizes of plate were half and quarter plate which were used by wealthy amateurs because of their convenient size.

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  • photography was extremely popular in the 19th century. earlier camera werent really reliable and often the image would appear to be unstable and sometime,unseenable. the camera in the pre-victorian time is a camera obscura and took at least 8 hours to be developed,opposite of today which only take like 2-3 minutes with digital camera. louis dagurre and nicophere was the inventor of the camera but it was dagurre who created modern photography. back in the 1850s to 1900s, taking a picture was a very long process and the person whose picture were taken must stay still,which proven to be extremely difficult without any support .the camera in the victorian time didnt use film
    .......... nguyen dang quang, vietnam, 20th of May 2015

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