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Color and Patterns

written by: Clare Shumway

My understanding of the photographic process began 75 years ago when I dropped my Kodak Brownie into a creek. A kindly man helped me by removing the film and hanging it on a clothesline. After it was dry, he rewound it back onto the spool and reinserted into the camera. After the resulting solid white prints were returned from the drugstore, it took me a few days to figure out why they looked that way. Over the next few years, my choice of cameras progressed to a Kodak folding camera, a National Graflex, and a Miniature Speed Graphic. By then Read more »