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Studio Light A Magazine 1916 | by Sara F. T. Price



The harshness of contrast may be materially subdued, but the result is not brilliancy. A greater number of tones cannot be produced because they are not in the negative. Yet the passable result secured in printing is allowed to pass and under-exposure becomes a habit...

TitleStudio light a magazine 1916
AuthorSara F. T. Price
PublisherSara F. T. Price
Year1916
Copyright1916, 1916
AmazonStudio light a magazine 1916
-The Advertising Contest Pictures
The 1915 Kodak Advertising Contest differed from previous contests in some respects and the results, while equally satisfactory, covered a more definite and varied class of advertising subjects. First...
-Artura Brilliancy
One may say there is an equal difference between brilliancy and contrast and brilliancy and flatness, and it is quite certain that a negative or a print cannot be either contrasty or flat and still be...
-The Photographers' Skylight
The matter of skylight construction for a photographic studio has always been debatable and any one seeking information on this subject experiences difficulty in obtaining advice which might be consid...
-Majestic Print Dryers
Majestic Print Dryers have had much to do with the promptness with which Christmas orders have been delivered in many studios during the past month. Properly shaped, bone-dry prints in from fifteen t...
-Economy Of Developers
The present condition of the chemical market should call for extreme economy in the use of developing solutions. By economy we do not mean the skimping of the developing agent in making up a stock so...
-Commercial Skylight
The principles involved in the construction of a skylight for commercial purposes such as photographing furniture and other manufactured products are necessarily somewhat different than for a skylight...
-Remember
The time and the place for the Eastman School of Professional Photography. Toronto St. George's Hall, February 22, 23 and 24 Montreal - Coronation Hall, Feb. 29, March 1 and 2 ARTURA PRINT FROM D...
-The New School
The Eastman School is on the road again after the holiday vacation. Time has been taken to add new equipment, to whip new ideas and working methods into shape and to properly arrange and time demonstr...
-Tone Control
Artura paper is exceptional as to quality and the properties of the Artura emulsion which give it this exceptional quality make it necessary to handle the paper, in developing, in a manner slightly di...
-Getting Easter Business
Next to Christmas and New Year's, Easter offers the greatest opportunity for business getting. Easter is in some ways even a more appropriate occasion for the gift of a photograph, because the Easter ...
-Kodak Safelight Lamp
Wratten Safelights and Safe-light Lamps have introduced a dependable factor in the problem of properly and safely lighting the dark room. The lamps as well as the safelights themselves are constructed...
-Simple Bookkeeping For The Studio
There's such a thing as too much system or too little system. Too much system is like overeating - it slows up your machinery, while just the right amount has a stimulating effect. The Eastman Studi...
-A Substitute For Elon Or Metol Developers
Elon, Roylon, Metol and similar coal tar developing agents are derived from phenol (carbolic acid) which forms a large constituent of medium tar oil. But phenol itself and other phenol substances occu...
-Business In The Future
Never has there been a time in the history of the British Empire when it has been so difficult to forecast the future of any section of our commerce or industries. No true Briton will admit the possib...
-Photography Invaluable As Aid To Salesmanship
The following excerpts from an article recently published in the Detroit Press give a very good idea of the importance the manufacturer attaches to the photograph as a sales force.Good commercial phot...
-The Royal Line Of Plates
Royal Plates, made in Canada, afford the Canadian photographer a fairly complete range for general purposes. First is the Royal, Special Extra Rapid, a straight plate of high speed with abundance of ...
-The Thirty-Sixth Annual Convention, Photographers' Association Of America
Wigmore Coliseum, Cleveland, O. - The Week of July 24th. This will be a practical convention. There seems to be a general demand from photographers in all sections of the country for information and...
-The Thirty-Sixth Annual Convention, Photographers' Association Of America. Continued
This is the outline of what your Executive Board has planned. More detailed information will follow. If this is a program that appeals to you, get busy on your picture exhibit, begin to save your dime...
-Why A Slack Season?
Why there should be a slack season in professional photography nobody knows, but it is certain that the idea of this recurrent period of stagnation has taken firm hold of a large number of photographe...
-Your Stationery
A man's personality is shown in many ways. It advertises him and his business, whether it is shown in his work, his personal manners, his stationery or direct advertising. For the most part, we think...
-Copying Hints
Exposure for copies is rather a difficult thing to determine owing to the variation of the object to be copied and the necessary camera extension. Of course, it is understood that as the distance from...
-Advertising Slides
We receive letters every few days asking if we would advise advertising in motion picture theatres, and if so, where good lantern slides can be obtained. The answer to the first question is that it d...
-Sweeten To Taste A Substitute Developer - A War Time Study In High Finance
J. Rufus Wallingford has entered the photographic arena. Blackie Dawes has ironed out his silk hat, re-waxed his mustache, put on his famous tan spats and is seeking whom he may devour. The shell gam...
-Construction Of Skylight In Confined Situation
A problem in studio construction which is especially difficult to solve satisfactorily is how to build a skylight to secure the best and most uniform illumination when an adjacent building obstructs t...
-Hydrochinon Results
In the March number of Studio Light we suggested an All-Hy-drochinon substitute for Elon or Metol developers for papers, as many photographers are entirely out of these chemicals and unable to obtain ...
-Terms
1 Each picture is to contain a figure or figures and is to be suitable for use as an illustration in advertising the Kodak or Kodak System of amateur photography. 2 Pictures may be of any size, but a...
-Coloring Glossy Commercial Prints
In certain lines of commercial work such as the photographing of china or other colored objects it is an advantage to be able to show, not only the design but its color as well. And as the customer re...
-Process Film Advantages
Eastman Process Films have a number of good points other than their use for making line negatives. While they may be developed to any degree of contrast desired they do not produce contrasty results w...
-Don C. Scott
It is with deep regret that we announce the death of Mr. Don C. Scott, lecturer and demonstrator with the Eastman School of Professional Photography. Don Scott was probably as popular with and had as...
-Plate Prices Advance On Large Sizes
In some of the larger sizes the present price of dry plates is less than the cost of the uncoated glass. Silver is up over 50%. Bromide of Potassium is selling at from ten to fourteen times its former...
-Plate Prices Advance On Large Sizes. Continued
To make this plain, suppose you have styles of pictures selling at $8.00, $10.00 and $12.00 per dozen. You have determined your overhead is 30%. It costs you $2.40, $3.00 and $3.60 overhead, res...
-Keeping Up To The Minute
Information is a valuable asset and it's one of the things that doesn't cost you anything. In fact, it is almost thrust upon you - but you can secure more of it with a little effort than by merely ...
-The National Convention - Cleveland, July 24th-29th
If prospects count for anything prophesies are unnecessary. Secretary Hoffman informs us that on May 20th, ten weeks before the opening of the Cleveland National Convention, there were fifteen hundred...
-Canadians To Attend Cleveland Convention
At a meeting of the Executive Board of the Photographers Association of Canada it was unanimously decided that owing to the present conditions of the country and in view of the fact that the P. A. of ...
-Why Wratten Safelights Are Safe
Fig. 1 For comfortable working in the dark room one needs as much light as is consistent with safety, which means that the color and the amount of the illumination that can be used depend on two th...
-Why Wratten Safelights Are Safe. Continued
It is necessary in a dark room to see, not only the plate but objects in the room as well. A diffused light is much better for this purpose than a direct light, objects in the room being readily disti...
-Clean The Tank
Any tank continually used for developing will collect a corrosive substance which cannot be got rid of by ordinary washing. If allowed to remain this affects the developer, and the negatives are apt t...
-A Simple Test
A simple test to discriminate between Sodium Sulphite and Sodium Carbonate is as follows: If a crystal of the salt is dissolved in a little water and a drop or two of sulphuric acid added to the solut...
-Stock Solution Of Hardener
Water........ 80 ozs. C. K. Co. Sulphite of Soda . 16 ozs. No. 8 Acetic Acid (28% pure) 48 ozs. Powdered Alum . . . . 16 ozs. Dissolve the chemicals in the order named. We do not say &quo...
-Selecting A Lens To Fit Your Studio
The man who is opening a new studio or who thinks of buying a new lens for the old studio is often at a loss to determine the length of focus the lens should have to suit his needs best Short focus a...
-Small Town Advertising
One hears a great deal of argument to the effect that it doesn't pay to advertise in a small town - a town of five or six or seven thousand because everyone knows the photographer. You would almost th...
-Small Town Advertising. Part 2
This same studio sends out a neatly printed card to each school graduate which reads: Commencement Greetings Good wishes for your future success. Congratulation upon your graduation. From The Bis...
-Small Town Advertising. Part 3
His hobby runs to Oriental curios, a number of beautiful pieces of bronze, porcelain and carved wood, which are quite valuable because of their age and origin, being used in the decoration of his stud...
-The Cleveland National Convention
The Cleveland Convention has been written into the history of the National Association as one of the most progressive conventions that has ever been held. While records for actual attendance were not...
-A Camera Of New Size - A Picture Of New Proportions
The popularity of various view camera sizes has almost invariably been due to their fitness for pictures of different prices. Very little thought has been given their relative proportions because ther...
-A Camera Of New Size - A Picture Of New Proportions. Continued
A strong light coming from a high point should be avoided with this sitter. Such a light would catch the prominent features and deepen the shadows below them, thus emphasizing the very points you want...
-Our Illustrations And Home Portraiture
In your town or city nearly every one of any means has a home and nearly every home has an attractive lawn or flower garden which is very comfortable and attractive during the summer months. They are...
-Our Illustrations And Home Portraiture. Continued
The ordinary plate is sensitive to blue, violet and ultra-violet. The orthochromatic plate is sensitive to these same colors, and in a certain degree to green and yellow, while the panchromatic is sen...
-Our Illustrations - Portrait Film Results
There have been many changes in photography in recent years, one of which has been the gradual breaking down of many studio traditions by the slow but sure development of home portraiture. And this in...
-Kodelon A New Developing Agent
We hope soon to be able to supply and recommend Kodelon, a developing agent which exhaustive laboratory and practical tests have demonstrated to be a suitable developing agent, in combination with Hyd...
-Getting Commercial Business
We occasionally have requests for cuts suitable for advertising commercial photography, but these requests are usually from photographers who have recently taken up commercial work as a side line.The ...
-Service At Its Best
Do you ever consider what it would have meant to you had there been no Canadian factory to take care of your requirements the last two years? You know that Canadian-made Seed Plates have been raised ...
-At Kodak Heights
For a graceful appreciation of services rendered one would have to go far afield to find anything to surpass the tangible form in which the Officers of the 127th Battalion, C. E. F., are expressing th...
-Good Profits In Oil Colored Prints
Eastman Bromide Fabric is now being used in a number of lines of photographic work and new uses are continually being found for it. It is an excellent quality of fabric coated with a Bromide emulsion ...
-J. B. Schriever Wins First Prize
In the big street pageant of Scranton's golden jubilee the first prize in the advertising division was awarded to J. B. Schriever. His car was changed into a white gondola with trimmings of purple fr...
-A Proportional Reducer
Most photographers are aware that the various reducers used for lessening the density of negatives differ in the effects they produce. Some of them attack the shadows of the negatives, cutting into th...
-A Proportional Reducer. Part 2
40 hydrometer test............. 1 oz. Sat. Solution of Potassium Bromide............... 4 drops. Dissolve 1½ ounces Carbonate of Soda (Des.) in 16 ounces of water to make a solution 40 degrees hydr...
-A Proportional Reducer. Part 3
WINTER FROM AN ARTURA IRIS PRINT By G. E. Tingley Mystic, Conn. We reproduce a good example of this kind of advertising that does not bear the name of any photographer. It occupied a h...
-Speeding Up Your Production
You have last year's experience to profit by in handling this year's rush business, but there are things last year's rush business may not have taught you. You may have handled last year's business v...
-An Appeal To Senti-Ment
Extracts from the address of Mr. Tim Thrift, at the Cleveland Convention of the Photographers Association of America. You will recall that my questionnaire brought out the fact that the most ef...
-Copying Prints With Color And Contrast
Prints having great contrast, that is, very bright highlights and very dark shadows, are difficult to copy successfully, particularly if the shadows are of a non-actinic color such as olive or brown. ...
-Additional Cut Service
For several years we have been supplying the photographer with line cuts for newspaper advertising, as this is the only form of illustration that can satisfactorily be used on the coarse grade of news...









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