65 Years Ago - April 1951

Discussion in 'Classic Manual Cameras' started by marc_bergman|1, Apr 2, 2016.

  1. Welcome to April 1951. This first article is for Rick. It is called Can Your Box Camera Do Everything?
  2. This Strobe for the Amateur.
  3. How much do you know about Cold Light Enlargers?
  4. It looks like not everyone believed the invention of photography.
  5. They were celebrating 50 years of amateur movies in 1951.
  6. Here is an article on photographer Arnold Newman.
  7. Time for a Coffee Break.
  8. Jacob Deschin has some words to say in his Camera Carrousel column.
  9. Lloyd Varden shows us a modern camera without a lens.
  10. Here are some new products.
  11. Let's go Behind the Scenes.
  12. Here are this month's camera equipment ads.
  13. Here are this month's dealer ads.
  14. That article "it mustn't be true..." is priceless. Thanks for posting these, Marc, please keep them coming.
  15. James G. Dainis

    James G. Dainis Moderator

    That was an interesting article on not everyone believing in the invention of photography - "It Mustn't be True..."

    "An epidemic of vanity-maniacs will break our; for when any face can be given away and admired cheaply by the dozen, man will become wickedly superficial and wickedly vain. "

    Hey, were they talking about digital cameras and selfies back in 1839?
  16. Always a treat. Thanks.
  17. I love the article about men creating images with men made machines and that it was impossible. Nice post yet again. Thank you, Marc.
  18. Yes Marc, this is a good one....and from my birth year too! That darned photography was the downfall of us all :)
    Funny, looking at the ads and seeing the line that everyone loves a slide show...well, it's kind of come back to that with digital images on the television screen. Thing is, we really didn't like a slide show...still don't!
  19. Another great look back as always. Thanks.
  20. Thanks, Marc, I've finally got around to sitting back with a coffee and enjoying the post. Great stuff, as usual; the article on cold light enlarging really took me back, to the debates I had with work associates about whether of not to invest in a new Durst cold-light system. We did, and it was one of the best moves we made, saving hours of "spotting" time and producing marvelous skin tones.

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