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I LOVE daguerreotypes. I love teaching people about daguerreotypes. I love making little leather daguerreotype cases, hand embossing velvet, and polishing brass mats that I’ve cut myself. I love the chemistry, the science, the polishing, the little purpose-built tools necessary … Continue reading
On this date in 1787 the namesake of my preferred photographic medium was born. Happy birthday Louis-Jacques-Mandé Daguerre! I’m more than a little disappointed that Google didn’t commemorate the event with a special version of their logo.
I returned last Sunday evening from the 2010 Daguerreian Symposium held this year in Atlanta, Georgia USA. This was my second Symposium and it didn’t disappoint. What a pleasure it was to be surrounded by friends and colleagues I haven’t … Continue reading
Thank you to everyone that has e-mailed with questions, comments, etc. over the past year. I love hearing from you and answering you questions. A few weeks ago I met with a local student who is making daguerreotypes. She and … Continue reading