Connect with the Library:
Photography & Photo History
On the topics of Photography and the History of Photography…
…here are a few sites that accentuate photographic media, their many different processes, and how they’ve been used since the mid-19th century. Archival work, such as we do in the Portland Room at PPL, brings together the interpretation and cataloguing of photo media, understanding historic image-creation processes, and their preservation. As we all “read” photographs, we can also benefit from the subjects in the images as well as how a photographer can uniquely communicate their vision through the camera.
Photographic Processes Video Series from the Eastman Museum, Rochester, NY
History of Photography Timeline, by Philip Greenspun
Victoria & Albert Museum’s presentation about Photographic Processes
The Evolution of Cameras and Photography Infographic
Digital Photography Collections – National Archives, Washington
One Hundred Influential Photographs – Time Magazine
International Center of Photography – Exhibitions
Archival Preservation / Conservation of Photographs
Preventive Conservation of Photographs, National Gallery of Australia
Caring for Photographic Materials, Canadian Conservation Institute
…and last, but not least- The History of Photography Podcast,
and its numerous links!