These Early 1900s Color Autochrome Images Look Like Literal Dreams

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These Early 1900s Color Autochrome Images Look Like Literal Dreams
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Born into a wealthy family, John Cimon Warburg (1867 – 1931) was able to devote his time wholeheartedly to photography because bad asthma stopped him from working in a full time job and a private income gave him economic freedom. He excelled at the autochrome process, giving lectures and writing extensively on the subject. Although never a member of The Linked Ring, he seems to have been something of a linchpin in the photographic world. Continue reading »

These Autochrome Photos From The 1920s And ’30s Resulted An A Painting-Like Quality That Not Even Today’s Best Instagram Filters Can Replicate

These Autochrome Photos From The 1920s And '30s Resulted An A Painting-Like Quality That Not Even Today's Best Instagram Filters Can Replicate

The method used to make these dreamy photographs resulted in a painting-like quality that not even today’s best Instagram filters can replicate. Continue reading »