Study No. 1. By Will H. Walker, Portland, Oreg. Subject, "Nydia." This picture was made on a very bright day in the month of June. The picture was taken at 7 P. M. Lens used, Zeiss No. 7-A; focal length, 8 1/2 inches; stop used, f. 8; plate used Seed's Non-Halation; developer, Pyro; printing process, Angelo Sepia Platinum, mounted on salmon-color mount. Frontispiece.

Study No. 2. By Louis Fleckenstein, Los Angeles, Calif. Subject, "Bonne Nuit." A duplicate of this print was hung at the Royal Photographic Society Exhibition in London. The subject was Miss Grace Golden, of Minneapolis, Minn., a well-known and very talented violinist. The picture was made in a room 12 x 12 feet; style of light, ordinary window facing north; size of light, the upper half of the window; lens used, Scientific Lens Company f. 4 Portrait; focal length, 10 1/2 inches; stop used, f. 5; exposure given, 2 seconds; plate used, Lumiere Special Portrait; developer, Rodinal; printing process, Autotype Sepia Carbon Tissue, printed from reverse side of negative. The picture was mounted on a deep salmon-color mount with a narrow margin of carbon-brown. (See Page 21.)

Study No. 3. By Mrs. Nancy Ford Cones, Covington, Ky. Subject, "Do You Want a Bite?" The exposure was made at 3 P. M. on a fair day. The lens used was a Bausch & Lomb Rapid Rectilinear; stop used, U. S. 32; exposure given, 1 second; plate used, Cramer Banner developed in Metol-Hydroquinon; printing process, Aristo-platino sepia tone mounted on sepia mount. (See page 22.)

Study No. 4. By Charles E. Fairman, Washington,

D. C. Subject, "Portrait of Child." This is a direct print made from an enlarged negative. In the original negative the head of the child is % of an inch wide. The original portrait was made out of doors and against the light. The printing process was Willis & Clements Sepia Platinum, framed in a sepia oak frame. (See Page 41.)

Study No. 5. By Eva Godley Rolfe, Washington, D. C. Lady at Window. The exposure was made in the morning with a Rapid Rectigraph lens. The lens was used wide open, without stop; plate used, Seed regular 26-X, developed in Pyro. There was no altering or manipulation of the plate after development; printing process, Willis & Clements Sepia mounted on a triple combination mount, first layer sepia-brown, followed with a deep salmon-color and finally a dark brown. (See Page 53.)

Study No. 6. By Mary G. Huntsman, Providence, R. I. Title, "Mother and Child." The exposure was made at noon of a clear day; lens used, Bausch & Lomb Unar; focal length, 10 inches; stop used, U. S. 4; exposure given, 2 seconds; plate used, Seed 27, developed in Edinol; printing process, Angelo Sepia Platinum. The light used was a side light with small over-head light. (See Page 83.)

Study No. 7. By Helen W. Cook, Providence, R. I. * Punishment." Made with a Smith Semi-Achromatic lens; stop used, wide open; print was placed on a cream mount. (See Page 84.)

Study No. 8. By J. H. Field, Berlin, Wis. This picture was taken in a doorway between two rooms and the sunlight from the window of one room furnished the strong high-light. Diffused light was obtained from the windows in the opposite room, which were in shadow. No curtains were used on the windows. The lens used was an 8 x 10 portrait lens; plate used, Seed 26-X; developer used, straight Pyro and Soda with no after manipulation. Mounted on combination mount - first section egg-color, followed with a white. (See Page 108.)

Study No. 9. By Miss Mathilde Weil, Philadelphia, Pa. This picture was made in the home with rectilinear lens, 12 inch focus, largest opening; plate used, 6 1/2 x 8 1/2, developed with Metol-Hydroquinon; print was made on sepia platinum paper mounted on deckle-edged Japanese tissue over nile-green, followed with a sepia-brown and the final mount is a strawboard over which is stretched a deckle-edged Japanese tissue. (See Page 134.)

Study No. 10. By Mrs. M. S. Gaines, Mobile, Ala. Title, "The Cup That Cheers." This picture was taken in the home at 9 A.M.; lens used was a Plastigmat; used wide open; exposure given, 1 second; plate used, Hammer, developed in Pyro; printing process, gum-bichromate. This picture was taken in a white-washed room flooded with sunshine - subject just out of sunlight with back to light. (See Page 158.)

Study No. 11. By Mrs. Nancy Ford Cones, Covington, Ky. Subject, "Fairy Tales." The exposure was made at 2 P. M. of a fair day in the home; lens used, Manhattan Rapid Rectilinear; stop used, U. S. 4; exposure given, 6 seconds; plate used was a Cramer Banner, developed in Metol-Hydroquinon with no after manipulation; printing process, Aristo-platino, sepia tone mounted on sepia mount. (See Page 170.)

Study No. 12. At-home Portrait, a study by the Perry Studio, Allegheny, Pa. This picture was made by an ordinary home window; lens used was a 3-D Dallmeyer; developed in Pyro-soda developer with no local reducing or intensifying; plate used, Seed 27. (See Page 190.)

Study No. 13. By Frances B. Johnston, Washington, D. C. Subject, "Making Paper Dolls." The picture was made in the afternoon about 2 P. M.; lens used, Zeiss 7-A; focal length, 14 inches; stop used, f. 8 ; plate, Seed, developed with Pyro with no after manipulation; printing process, Sepia Platinum, mounted on combination mount - first sepia-brown, second salmon-color. (See Page 196.)

Study No. 14. By John S. Neary, Trenton, N. J. Title, "Two Against One." The exposure was made at 2 :30 P. M. with a Premo camera, 5x7, fitted with a Goerz lens. The picture was taken in the home; size of room, 12 x 15 ft. The light used was from one window in the room; no screens; ordinary plate was used and developed with Pyro. (See Page 202.)

Study No. 15. By W. H. Partridge, Boston, Mass. Subject, "Good Morning." (Child and dog). This picture was made in the home by flashlight with a Nichols' flash machine. The diffusion was obtained by a cotton umbrella attached to the machine; lens used was a Ross; focal length, 10 inches; stop, about 1/3; plate used, Hammer regular, developed with Pyro; printing process, Willis & Clements Platinum paper. (See Page 232.)