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Studio Light And The Aristo Eagle - A Magazine Of Information For The Profession 1909



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TitleStudio Light And The Aristo Eagle - A Magazine Of Information For The Profession 1909
AuthorAristo Motto
Publisher
Year1909
Copyright1909, 1909
AmazonStudio Light And The Aristo Eagle - A Magazine Of Information For The Profession 1909
-Studio Light And The Aristo Eagle - A Magazine Of Information For The Profession. New Series. Vol. 1 No. 1. March 1909. Salutatory
With this issue the Eagle spreads its wings to cover the whole professional nest. Devoted bird that it is, it still looks with greatest fondness at the largest, roundest and whitest egg - Aristo. But...
-Let Her Run It
Leave the studio in charge of the receptionist for a week? Certainly - if she is as sharp and business-like as the average, she is certainly competent to run your studio for a week in midsummer. No on...
-A Portfolio Of The Kodak Advertising Competition
The general average of the pictures made by professional photographers for our1908 Kodak advertising contest was much better than the average in the contest for the previous year. This was not only gr...
-Abouquet And A Growl
Dear Eagle: So you are going to have a new name and a new cover and are going to spread yourself. Good for you. You have done a lot toward helping the fraternity to make good. You have stood for qual...
-A Post Graduate Course
It is the ambition of every physician or surgeon, after he has once established a paying practice, to take a post graduate course and perfect himself in the finer and higher practices of his professio...
-Since The Boss Came Back By The Office Boy
I don' know whether I am going to get a raise of pay or get tired. Ever since the Boss got back from that Eastman School (yep, gone a week) he's been flyin' around the place from mornin' till night st...
-Away To Make Some Money At No Increase Of Cost
The better grades of 4x6 paper are not costing you any more today than the regular cabinet. Of course, if you use regular cabinet pictures, you can trim your 4x6 paper, but you know a 4x6 print looks ...
-Studio Advertising
Advertising will make anything good a success, states the editor of Geyer's Stationer. Year after year lines of goods which it was formerly believed could not be sold through advertising have found...
-Scientific Plugging
The only sure way to determine the ripeness of a melon is to plug it. Of course, if the melon is not ripe plugging doesn't improve its chances of arriving at a luscious maturity, but it does save disa...
-It Is
I wonder that it didn't come long ago. And yet, I think there may be good and valid reasons for the delay. For a long time there have been signs that Sepia was the coming tone. To-day Sepia is neithe...
-April 1909. Vol. 1 No. 2. They Do
No business man ever made a bigger mistake than he who attempts to sell an inferior article for a first-class price and imagines that his customers don't know the difference. Now just size up this q...
-The Judges Were Right
After the 1907 Kodak Advertising Competition was over and the judges had decided on where the money had to go, we had a still hunt. We had another one after the 1908 competition. These were still hunt...
-Soft Paper Or Soft Negatives?
In taking up the use of developing papers for portraiture the professional has been seemingly somewhat perplexed as to just the quality of negative to use for best results. This state of mind has been...
-Genuine Oil
I was walking down Sixth avenue a few months ago, and in a window that was much in need of soap and hot water, I saw this sign, Genuine Oil Paintings, $1.98. Curiosity led me within, and (excuse the...
-Some Thoughts On Spring By The Office Boy
Ma says it's time for me to take a spring tonic. I ast the Boss wot was a spring tonic for, an' he says a spring tonic is a dope for a lazy man so he can have an excuse for bein' lazy a little while ...
-A Starter
Yes, I know there is money in making enlargements, and I have been going to take it up, but somehow haven't got around to it. But supposing the other fellow down the street thinks just as you do and ...
-Why Give It To Tompkins?
It's the man who can do unusual things just when they are needed that gets the big money. The only man at hand who can deliver what some one else wants, and wants badly, can come pretty near obtaining...
-A Fair Chance
The busy season is nearly at hand, and we expect our plate tanks to save us a whole lot of time and hard work, but we must give the tanks a fair chance and not expect them to make up for our own carel...
-The Signal
We have had a lot to say about tested chemicals - pure chemicals - in these columns and in our advertising pages. The subject is an important one and demands earnest consideration by you and by us. Ou...
-One Condition
It is obvious that two photographers in the same town would not care to use the same cut, and we are therefore obliged to limit this offer to one photographer in a town. It will be a case of first com...
-May 1909. Vol. 1 No. 3. The Photographers Association Of America. Convention Of 1909
It is with a sense of optimism for the future of the P. A. of A. that plans are contemplated for the Rochester convention which are intricate, arduous and vitally essential to the future welfare of ph...
-The Photographers Association Of America. Convention Of 1909. Continued
There is so much work to be accomplished in this, our first six-day convention, that we are having difficulty in finding time to work out the week's program. One day of the week is given over to Roche...
-A Change Of Base
Dear Mr. Editor: He rose to the hook, didn't he? The editor of the Anti-Organ has tried to fog the question. Unfortunately for him, however, he lost his temper, and is now wandering in the fog of hi...
-Royal Nepera Pure White
If Graduate, the man who took up nearly two pages of March Studio Light telling about how good Royal Nepera (India-tint) is, had only seen the new Royal Nepera Pure White before he wrote his article, ...
-For Convenience
Did you ever hurry into your dark-room, or some other portion of your studio, and crash down goes a rack full of negatives? Mighty careless to leave 'em there, but it is such a hard thing to find a go...
-The Show Case
The introductory chapter in The Art of Decorating has this to say: The show window display is an acknowledged attribute of trade winning. It is the merchant's closest connecting link with the publ...
-Simple And Convincing
Why, they are the simplest sort of pictures - the kind that one could find most any place. Such has been the thought of every one who has examined the pages of the Portfolio of the 1908 Kodak Adver...
-Without Cost
About this time of the year we commence to read articles on Development troubles and Dark room difficulties, and are told how to maintain an even temperature, how to avoid frilling and fog in half a...
-Fixing Up
There is a certain big railroad system that has been made the butt of a good many jokes. One of the stories they tell is this: A local accommodation slowed down, jerked along a little ways and came to...
-June 1909. Vol. 1. No. 4. Reduced Railroad Rates To Rochester Convention - Rochester, N. Y. July 19 To 24, 1909
Do not fail to ask for certificate when purchasing ticket to Rochester which entitles you to three-fifths fare returning. Certificates are issued at the time the going ticket is purchased and may be ...
-The Century Automatic Printing Machine
The Century Automatic Printing Machine is not the first device offered to the profession for the printing of developing-out papers, but it is easily first in simplicity of operation, quality of work a...
-Important Convention Bulletin
Everything points to a record breaking attendance at the National Convention. While Rochester has more than the usual number of good hotels, their capacity is apt to be pretty se-verely taxed Conventi...
-Commodious And Convenient
In the May issue we described the Changing Table and Negative Dryer, in use in our model studio. This article elicited much favorable comment and a demand for further information along the same lines....
-The New Receptionist By The Office Boy
We got a new reception room girl. Miss Higgins she got married to a man las' month an' the Boss had to get a new one. Nope, she aint so much on looks, but she just sorta fits into things - nope, she ...
-School Days
There have been a good many sessions of the Eastman School of Professional Photography, and we have yet to hear from the photographer who did not feel that his time was well spent in attending - and w...
-Ready For Anything
In comes Mrs. Jones, one of your best and wealthiest customers. Oh, Mr. Smith! I am going to give a garden party for my little daughter next week, can't you come out or send some one to make some pic...
-June. The Only Condition
You are proud of your wife and children. Why don't you bring them to us to be photographed? We will give you a picture that will make you prouder still. Growing The demand for our electros for us...
-July 1909. Vol. 1 No. 5. Bigger, Busier And Better: The Rochester Convention - July 19-24, 1909
Every photographer who journeys to the Rochester convention this year will return to his home the week following, assured of the fact, that to keep pace with the times, one must meet his fellow workma...
-Achange Of Air
Dear Mr. Editor: What is it that will go up a chimney down or down a chimney down, but won't go up a chimney up or down a chimney up? Confusing - but there's an answer - an umbrella. Likewise the It...
-The Work Of Frank E. Dean
At the 1909 Convention of the Inter-Mountain Photographers' Association, held in Salt Lake City, Utah. April 5 to 8, work of an unusually high order was exhibited. The competitive exhibit was divided...
-July. List Of Exhibitors
Will Armstrong, Boston, Mass. H. A. Baird, Pittsburg, Pa. Baker Art Gallery, Columbus, O. F. R. Barrows, Boston, Mass. Howard D. Beach, Buffalo, N. Y. Benjamin Studio, Cincinnati, O. A. F. Bradley, Ne...
-A Simple And Practical Enlarging Apparatus
The professional is appreciating more and more the financial benefits to be derived from well made enlagements. and with the wide range in effects afforded by the Eastman Bromide and developing out pa...
-Are You A Good Guesser?
The Photographers Association of America, in order to still further stimulate the interest in the coming National Convention at Rochester, offers an award of twenty-five dollars to the member of the A...
-How To Be In The Money
We are going to spend two thousand dollars for photographs this fall, and we hope to be able to spend quite a few dollars more for the same purpose. The two thousand dollars prize money for our 1909 K...
-July. The Only Condition
Children at the awkward age?' Still we can make pretty good photographs of them, and you know you'd like to have the pictures to send away and some to keep for yourself too. Bring the children in...
-August 1909. Vol. 1. No. 6. The Business Of The Convention
The business meetings of the twenty-ninth annual Convention of the P. A. of A., were carried out strictly according to program and with a large and highly interested attendance at every session. The ...
-August 1909. Vol. 1. No. 6. The Business Of The Convention. Part 2
Mr. Barrows also spoke regarding the plans and aims of the Congress of Photography, and the advantages of forming a federation of local photographers societies; he also stated the necessity for a revi...
-August 1909. Vol. 1. No. 6. The Business Of The Convention. Part 3
The report of the committee on location for the next convention was the signal for general discussion. The report was read by C. F. Townsend of Des Moines, la., in the absence of Chairman George Sperr...
-August 1909. Vol. 1. No. 6. The Business Of The Convention. Part 4
Honorary Members Sec. 3. Eminent photographers of other countries, inventors and other scientific men, who may be thought worthy of the distinction, may be elected honorary members. They shall not, h...
-The Business Of The Convention. By-Laws
Article I. Meetings Sec. 1. The annual meetings shall be held at such place as may be determined upon by the Association. Sec. 2. Special meetings of the Association may be called by the President w...
-The First Congress Of Photography
The idea of organizing a Congress of Photography originated with Frank R. Barrows, president of the P. A. of A., its object being to foster the organization of state and local associations of the prof...
-The First Congress Of Photography. Continued
I am sure that the results of this are going to be forwarded until we shall number three-fourths of the photographers of the United States under one head. It is unfortunate that with a national body w...
-The Photographers' Association Of Canada
The Photographic Association of Canada, at its meeting at the Chamber of Commerce, got through much business. The Union Jack and the Stars and Stripes hung side by side over the platform. President J...
-A Walk Of Over Two Miles
An elaborate luncheon was served for an hour, until the multitude had been fed. The long procession then started, marching in couples, and the inspection of the great plant began. Every detail had bee...
-The Big Boiler Room
As the visitors walked along and saw the marvels of mechanical genius, the magnitude of the enterprise appeared almost to daze them. First was the boiler room, the seat of energy of the Eastman plant....
-Silver Billion In Piles
A couple of stalwart employes stood guard over the piles of silver bricks. The Eastman company is the largest consumer of silver bullion in the world, outside the United States mint, the consumption o...
-A Full Day Of Instruction
The inspection continued for two or three hours and the chartered cars began to bring the visitors back to the city at o'clock. For an hour the cars ran on short schedule until all had been b...
-August. List Of Exhibitors
1 O. C. Courtright. Ft. Mad., la., 4. 2 F. W. Tyler. New York. N. Y., 3. 3 Alice Boughton, New York, 4. 4 C. R. Reeves, Anderson, Ind. 5 G. E. Tingley, Mystic, Conn., 4. 6 H. O. Baird, Pittsburg-...
-The Business Of The Convention. Final
The pictures were a feast not only for the novice attending his first convention, but for the hardened old convention goer of many years standing. The various manufacturers of photographic papers had...
-The Business Of The Convention. Final. Continued
Frankie. said Mr. Collings. addressing Mr. Barrows when there was something like silence, I want to remind you that this is the tenth anniversary of your election. If I were to recall all the thing...
-Harmony
Dear Mr. Editor: I never saw such harmony. Even the lobster at your picnic dinner agreed with me. I'm glad that I rubbed the dust off my old traveling bag and came to your town. The only sore spot i...
-Different Point Of View - Will Cundill, Maquoketa, Iowa
This world is what you see of it, as life you journey through, And nothing in it happens, that looks the same to two. The very self-same feature, in the very self-same game, To the best of friends and...
-One-Fifty Per Cabinet Gross Nepera
On and after August 15th the price of Nepera paper will be one dollar and a half per gross, cabinet size, with other sizes in proportion. The Nepera business has grown steadily for two years. Every m...
-The Eastman Gravity Printer
There has been an insistent demand for a simple, inexpensive and rapid printer for developing out papers that could be quickly installed and used with any light. The Eastman Gravity Printer meets thi...
-September 1909. Vol. 1. No. 7. Why It Pays
It pay's to buy the goods that are consistently and persistently advertised. There is no greater fallacy than that contained in the statement that non-advertised goods can be sold cheaper because the ...
-Ready When The Bell Rings
Hello! is this 249 Main - Brown's Studio? How do you do, Mr. Brown. This is Mrs. Got Cash. The children's grandpa is here for a short visit and I'd like very much to have you come out to the house a...
-Three Handy Tables
In arranging and equipping our model studio we endeavored to install only such fixtures as would prove thoroughly practical and convenient and a help in the economy of both time and labor. The three ...
-Convention Recollections By The Office Boy
Say. that new suit of clothes I got to wear to the Convention ain't no good no more. I et so mutch that the pants is too small round an' too short up and down they wasn't any vest with the suit so I a...
-Opportunities
I am a lot more than half tempted to open up a studio again, remarked an old timer. Now-a-days there are so many more ways of attracting trade to your studio, and annexing extra dollars when your comp...
-Dust
We are in receipt of a communication from one of our readers requesting that we deal with the problem of dust elimination in the photographic work room. We know of no absolute preventive, but in our ...
-Increasing Orders
We plan to have every customer that enters our studio leave as many dollars as possible with us, and to that end we employ pleasant and tactful receptionists and do everything else possible to create ...
-September. An Opportunity
Eastman's Etching Black Platinum was one of the big hits at the Convention. As one visitor expressed it, It has just that difference as is between a marble bust and the real human. Etching Black has...
-Avertise
Our plan for providing up-to-date cuts for studio advertising at cost, has been a big success from the start. In almost every instance, those who purchased the first cut issued have ordered each succe...
-October 1909. Vol. 1. No. 8. Negative Quality And Results
In making arguments for the product which they sell, representatives of certain photographic paper concerns frequently state that results on their paper depend upon a special character of negative use...
-First Class
Wanted - a first class receptionist. Quite often we see an advertisement of this nature in the advertising sections of the photographic journals. An attractive young lady to wait on customers in the ...
-Negative And Positive
Men in business advertise what they have to sell in either a negative or positive manner. Negative advertising does not necessarily mean publicity that will give the business a bad name, but an attemp...
-The Women's Section P. A. Of A
To the women of the profession: The movement towards uniting the women photographers of the country, which began in a modest way at the Detroit Convention in 1908, has resulted this year, at the Nati...
-Take Time To Save Time
Every once in a while you come across a photographer who coin-plains of unsatisfactory results with developing out papers, and just so often you find that it is the photographer and not the paper that...
-On Getting Wise By The Office Boy
I'm goin' to the E. K. School again this year - me. an' the Boss, and Jimmie the printer. Las' year was the first time I ever slep in a sleepin' car, an' in the mornin' when I woke up I forgot where ...
-Increasing The Business Profit
The man who conducts a photographic studio and the man engaged in running a dry goods store are in business for the same reason - to make money. It is true that the dry goods man handles mostly what w...
-The Eastman Studio
We have had the pleasure in previous issues of describing several of the time and labor saving conveniences in use in our model studio. In response to a number of requests we publish in this number th...
-When You Need It
It is human nature that the most of us do not appreciate the value of a life preserver till we come slap bang up against the emergency that makes us wish we had one - then we can clearly see all its a...
-Too Good To Miss
The scope of the Eastman School of Professional Photography is much greater than the photographer who has never attended its sessions can imagine. Every man on the school staff is a picked man. chose...
-A Handy Dark Room Lamp
We illustrate herewith an exceedingly simple and practical dark room lamp to be used where electric current is available. Procure an ordinary two quart glass fruit jar, break out the porcelain lining...
-Smooth Only
IN the September number the profession was advised that Angela Sepia, in certain sizes, was supplied from Toronto, and on page 29 of the same issue a price list was shown. This list reads Grades Smoo...
-About Newspaper Advertising
The editor has consented to let me talk to you about advertising. You know an advertising man's job and an editor's task are a good deal alike in one way - every outsider thinks he could do the job b...
-About Newspaper Advertising. Continued
The average price paid by a general advertiser for space in the standard magazines is a little more than one dollar per page (5 1/4 x 8 type) per thousand circulation. The very high-class magazines li...
-Both Ways Now
In most instances the people who spend money for the higher classes of portrait work have their picture taken frequently and naturally become more or less familiar with styles and photographic possibi...
-A New Post Card Camera
In the advertising section we illustrate the new R. O. C. Post Card Camera. Aside from quality and price there is not a great deal that can be said about an instrument of this type as it has no compl...
-The Aim Of The Women's Section, P. A. Of A
The W. S. of the P. A. of A. is destined, we hope, to greatly further the interest and aims of the women in our profession. The benefit derived from the exchange of prints last year warrants the conti...
-We Do
A man remarked to one of our representatives, Your Company is talking a whole lot about tested chemicals; do you really test them or is that just a talking point? This remark demonstrated that we h...
-November. The Only Condition
We make but one condition in our offer of cuts for the use of photographers. It is obvious that two photographers in the same town would not care to use the same cut, and we are therefore obliged to ...
-Tank Pointers By One Of The Staff Of The Eastman School Of Professional Photography
Before taking up my work with the Eastman School I had to thoroughly familiarize myself with both the theory and practice of tank development and the further I pursued my investigations the more fully...
-Getting At The Men
The majority of the fair sex feel perfectly at home in a studio and thoroughly enjoy having their pictures taken, but with the average man it is quite a different proposition. He views a visit to the ...
-December. An Opportunity
Pretty snappy morning for October, Mr. Johnson - we got pretty well chilled driving over, but I just had to have my picture taken as I couldn't very well leave again between now and Christmas. Mrs. T...
-A Simple Negative Dryer
A correspondent of the British Journal of Photography suggests the following method for drying negatives over night in damp weather: At this damp season a good way to ensure your negatives being dry...
-Lens Bugs
A certain dealer in photographic materials has quite a trade in anastigmat lenses, and is frequently the recipient of complaints regarding the small air bubbles sometimes found in such lenses. Most of...
-Hot Shot
To any one accustomed to throwing hot shot into the competitor's camp, Taprell, Loomis & Co.'s new fall supplement is a delight. Not only does the catalogue clearly illustrate and fully describe new a...
-The Steffens Portfolio
Sample Specimen Letter to Send with Album Dear Sir: I take pleasure in sending: you herewith, by special messenger, an album containing a few specimens of my work, which I trust will interest you as...









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