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Studio light a magazine 1914 | by Sara F. T. Price



A few clever photographers down there having taken prizes in the earlier of these competitions, their neighbors became interested and went after the perfectly good but by no means easy money. If as large a proportion of the best photographers in all the rest of the country would go into these competitions we would be obliged to engage our judges by the year.

TitleStudio light a magazine of information for the profession 1914
AuthorSara F. T. Price
PublisherSara F. T. Price
Year1914
Copyright1914, 1914
AmazonStudio light a magazine of information for the profession 1914
-Studio Light - The Aristo Eagle Bulletin Vol. 5 January 1914 No. 11
Our Policy Our business was established on a quality basis. It has grown because we act on the belief that we can maintain our position in the trade just so long as we make better goods than our com...
-It Pays
Home portraiture is a natural and logical development of studio portraiture, not as a side line but as an integral part of the portrait photographer's business. Some photographers may think there are...
-Good News For Copyright League Members
Arrangements have been concluded this week whereby Mr. Benno Lewinson has been retained by the year as General Counsel for the League. This means that all members of the Photographers' Copyright Leag...
-Eliminate Danger
The more sensitive the plate emulsion, or as we are accustomed to say, the greater the speed of the plate, the greater must be the precautions taken to protect it from light fog. How safe is your dar...
-The Glad New Year By The Office Boy
I seen in a fambly paper wot ma taiks for 25 centz a yere, a advertizment for a Korrespon-dentz Kourse in How 2 B yure oan shoomaiker inkludin a chapp-ter on how 2 tan yure oan hide. I ast the Boss ...
-After Treatment Of Negatives
How can I improve my work for the coming year? This is one of the questions every man should ask himself occasionally and endeavor to answer. Personally I don't believe in waiting for the beginning o...
-Price Maintenance
It is the right and privilege of every photographer to maintain a fair price for his portraits. He may even ask an exorbitant price if he chooses, but unless his ability is unusual, such policy will t...
-Eastman Safety Envelopes
As there has been considerable demand for these fire-proof filing envelopes in addition to the three supplied with each dozen Eastman Portrait Films, we will furnish same in the sizes and at the price...
-From Home Portrait Demonstration
Eastman Professional School Negative STUDIO LIGHT INCORPORATING THE ARISTO EAGLE ESTABLISHED 1901 THE ARTURA BULLETIN ESTABLISHED 1906 Vol.5 JANUARY 1914 No. 12 The Eastman Profess...
-Good Advertising
We have received a very handsome booklet, issued some time before the holidays by a progressive photographer, and can not refrain from telling how much we like it.There is no question in our minds but...
-The Silhouette
It's a fad - but it's a good live money making fad for the enterprising photographer. The silhouette is having a revival of popularity on the other side of the ocean. It has reached this country and ...
-Photographing Superstitions
We approach this topic with some feeling of hesitancy lest we be misunderstood, because, not so many years ago, photography, in the popular mind, was supposed to be in some way related to the black ar...
-Photographing Superstitions. Continued
I ast the Boss wuzzent it a good thing 4 a feller 2 hav sum littelakkomplishment on the cide so as 2 reeleeve hiz mind affter a heavy days toile an to liten the hartz ov hiz frends, an he sed that moa...
-The Radium Test
It is interesting to know that the United States is furnishing three times as much radium annually as all the rest of the world together. It is also interesting to know that the sensitive photographi...
-The Radium Test. Continued
And to make this the more remarkable - these twelve negatives were made at the first public demonstration of home portraiture in the Eastman Professional School and with a model whom the operator had ...
-Overcome The Prejudice
It is a difficult matter to get the average man into a studio to be photographed. Every photographer knows this. In fact, the writer has in mind a man who knew this fact so well that he capitalized th...
-Profitable Enlarging
A photographer whom I called upon a few days ago asked me to look at a number of very attractive prints in which he seemed to have a great amount of pride. They were excellent prints and I told him s...
-Halation
Halation has been observed from the earliest days of photography, but it became more common on the introduction of glass plates. In commercial work, halation is seen in its most aggravated form in a ...
-Halation. Continued
A commercial photographer has adopted a simple but clever device for keeping an account of the number of sheets of paper used in a large job of commercial work. He has attached a small automatic count...
-Hands
One of the most difficult problems in portrait work for the average photographer is the proper treatment of hands. We say, treatment of hands because posing of hands'' would indicate that this is some...
-The Ground-Glass
The ground-glass of a portrait camera is intended for focusing the image, placing it in its proper position and judging the amount of exposure by the illumination which it shows. Further than this it ...
-Better Photography
When you consider buying a house that has been built by another person there are several things to be taken into consideration. Does the plan or arrangement suit you, has the workmanship been that of ...
-How To Build A Reinforced Concrete Sink
A problem which at sometime confronts the owner of every studio is, how to build a durable water tight sink. Probably a sink lined with sheet lead is the best - but this is expensive. However, any pho...
-How To Build A Reinforced Concrete Sink. Continued
Artura Print From An Eastman Portrait Film Negative By Gerhard Sisters (Of the Women'8 Federation) St. Louis, Mo. Artura Print From An Eastman Portrait Film Negative By Gerhard Sisters (Of...
-When Is An Ounce An Ounce?
You never heard of a photographer using an ounce Pyro can to measure an ounce of soda. Certainly not, for such a proceeding would be so palpably wrong that it would not be thought of. But are you abso...
-An Advertising Idea
Mr. J. B. Schriever, President of the Professional Photographers' Society of Pennsylvania, advises us that on the day the big $1.00 Convention was thrown open to the public, 8472 enthusiastic Scranton...
-Hot Weather Troubles And Their Prevention
There are a number of photographic troubles which crop up each year as soon as it begins to get real warm, and which are invariably due to the same conditions which prevailed at the same time last yea...
-Anew Artura Post Card
There seems to be an increasing demand for a strictly high grade post card of less contrast than the Artura Non Curling cards we have been furnishing, and, to meet this demand, we are now making Non C...
-Increasing Duplicate Orders
What is the value of your stock of negatives? Not the value an insurance company would place on them, but their actual value as an asset of your business? One photographer answered this question for ...
-Suggestions Worth Following
In looking over the work of a certain successful English photographer and reading of his methods and his advice to his fellow workmen, we find a few things which might be of interest to those in our o...
-The Reception Room
The up-to-date photographer can not spend too much thought on his reception room. From a business point of view it is the most important part of the establishment. It is here that the prospective sitt...
-Eastman And Wrat-Ten Adjustable Filter Holders
The Wratten Filters are coming into large general use, and to provide a simple and efficient means for attaching them to the lens barrel, we have produced the Eastman Adjustable Filter Holder for use ...
-Why And How You Should Advertise
Cold facts, when they assume the form of dollars and cents, are readily appreciated by any business man because they give him something tangible to think about and reason over.And if they pertain to a...
-Eastman View Cameras - Improved Models Of Empire State And Century View Cameras
The description of the following cameras and outfits should be of interest to every photographer who has in mind the purchase of an outfit for general commercial or view work. For years there has bee...
-Eastman Film Developing Holders And Loading Fixture For Tank Development
With the introduction of the Eastman Film Developing Holders and Loading Fixture, it becomes a simple matter to develop, fix and wash large quantities of Eastman Portrait Films by the tank method. The...
-Photography At The Panama-Pacific International Exposition
The management of the Panama-Pacific International Exposition is anxious to have a representative display of the work of photographers of the United States, and to this end is using every means to enc...
-Printing Economy
Have you ever figured up how much of your paper is actually turned into salable photographs and how much of it goes to waste? When you have estimated the cost of wasted paper, don't imagine that this...
-The Photograph In Advertising
Many a man deaf to all argument will believe his own eyes! And so, Mr. Advertiser, when he wants to sell Mr. Buyer, uses pictures to tell his story. He is waking up to the absolute necess...
-Better Prices
However varied opinions may be as to causes for the increased cost of living, it is generally conceded that costs have increased. But this is not generally true of photographs or the materials from wh...
-Better Prices. Part 2
Added to these qualities is the fineness of grain of the emulsion, a matter of great importance when enlargements have to be made, or when contact prints are required on a smooth or even an enam...
-Business That Pays
It isn't a good idea for the average photographer in the small town to try to specialize on any one line of work or to cater to only one class of customers. It's too much like having your eggs all in ...
-Negative Diagnosis
Every man knows that a good negative will be easy to print on almost any paper, but to be able to diagnose the defects in poor negatives and know how to improve them, is more important. There are sev...
-A Film Sheath To Fit Any View Plate Holder
With the No. 2 Eastman Film Sheath, Eastman Portrait Films may be used in any ordinary View Plate Holder. The sheath is made of metal and is inserted in the holder in the same way as a glass plate. T...
-No. 4 Majestic Print Dryer
There has been a demand for a practical and inexpensive drying apparatus that would dry large quantities of prints of any description in a short space of time, and the dryer illustrated above fits the...
-Definition In Portraiture
Modern lenses and fast plates have had much to do with improvements in the methods used by professional portraitists, but they have also had a tendency in some instances to encourage methods which do ...
-Practical Suggestions Ideas That Have Been Tried By Photographers And Found To Be Useful
One photographer has found a convenient method of trimming prints with white margins so that an even and uniform width is insured on any number of prints and the work done very quickly. A screw is se...
-The Superiority Of Eastman Portrait Film Negatives
When a good workman wishes to better his work his first thought should be of the quality of the material he is using and whether or not it is limiting the truthful reproduction of the effects he is ab...
-The War And The Photographic Market No Present Cause For Alarm
Owing to the temporary elimination of trade with European countries, a condition precipitated by the present war, the prices of some photographic chemicals will be rather unstable for a time. Our futu...
-A Fall Money Maker
The words Art Noveau may mean many things of more or less merit, but recently, under that name, there has been placed on the market a beautiful line of genuine leather cases that should ap...
-Photographing Colored Objects
To make a negative of a subject containing many colors and from this negative to make a print that will accurately record the luminosity or light reflecting value of each color is simplicity itself. ...
-A Word With A New Meaning
A great many men have a way of ignoring the very things that spell OPPORTUNITY in capital letters, deceiving themselves with the argument that this or that particular thing might help the other man's ...
-Spots
When one clique of men gets control of the visible supply of wheat, there's a corner - but not necessarily a shortage. There is panic and a wild unevenness of prices. When a supply is apparently cut ...
-The Christmas Campaign
The man who plans a systematic campaign for business is more sure of results than the one who takes business as it comes.Business methods have been preached to photographers at all conventions and sch...
-The Seed Graflex Plate
This is an innovation in Seed Plates. It is the most rapid plate we have ever manufactured, and, as the name implies, is the plate for fast Graflex work - the plate for the emergency, that will give a...
-Parcels Post Classification For Photographers.A Message From The Secretary Of The P. A. Of A. To The Photographers Of The United States
There has been an insistent demand on the part of photographers to have photographs included in the Parcels Post classification, but so far the P. A. of A. has been unable to obtain satisfaction from ...
-Film Support As A Means Of Titling And Preserving Negatives
We have received a great many letters of inquiry regarding the method we use in our sample print department for placing titles, or rather lettering on the negative which gives us a neat, clean cut let...
-Film Support As A Means Of Titling And Preserving Negatives. Continued
Photography is mechanical only as it offers a means of reproducing something placed before the camera. The art of portrait photography is in knowing how to place the subject before the camera in the m...
-A Great Photographic Research Laboratory
There was a time when a manufacturing business consisted of raw material, machines, labor and an idea in the form of a patent or formula, often originating outside the organization itself. However, a...
-Sell Large Prints
Tact as applied to salesmanship, may be defined as discrimination in judging the intelligence of the customer and using those methods which accomplish results in the way most satisfactory to all conce...
-Sell Large Prints. Continued
Someone takes a step in a new direction, it meets with public approval and in a short time there is a new style in portraiture. It does not necessarily follow that it is a better style, but it is a ch...
-Advertising And Selling
The cotton crop has been picked, and it was a whopper, but the market is off - the supply on hand is greater than the demand, so the slogan, buy a bale of cotton has started a movement to ...
-Advance In Prices
The price of platinum has been steadily climbing for several years and it has reached a point in the last few months that makes it absolutely necessary to make an increase of 25% in the price of Plati...
-Organized Advertising
To our personal knowledge the photographers of four large cities are conducting organized advertising campaigns, and we have just received word that the professional photographers of Riverside, Califo...
-Chemical Prices Becoming Normal
As we predicted some time ago, chemical prices are rapidly becoming normal, and we have reason to believe that we will be able to continue to supply developing agents without further advance. We are ...
-Live Wires
Hi. Poe is a live wire and can be counted on to get all the business that is coming to him - no one in our town will deny this. And most everyone makes it a point to pass his show-case at least twice ...
-Eastman Enlarging Outfit
Ths Eastman Enlarging Outfit illustrated above is practical and efficient. It has many distinctive features that add to the convenience of manipulation, and make enlarging almost as easy as making con...
-Film Results
The illustration on page 19 is an excellent example of what may be accomplished with Eastman Portrait Film in one branch of commercial work. This picture of Horticultural Hall, Philadelphia, was made ...









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