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Studio Light Incorporating The Aristo Eagle - The Artura Bulletin 1917 | by Aristo Motto



There are still a few people who talk of the good old days, the good old methods, the good old quality, etc., and go right along following the line of least resistance instead of holding on to the good things of the old days that have not been bettered.

TitleStudio Light Incorporating The Aristo Eagle - The Artura Bulletin 1917
AuthorAristo Motto
PublisherAristo Motto
Year1917
Copyright1917,
AmazonStudio Light Incorporating The Aristo Eagle - The Artura Bulletin 1917
-Studio Light Incorporating The Aristo Eagle. The Artura Bulletin. January 1917 Vol. 8 No. 11. Get More Quality
There are still a few people who talk of the good old days, the good old methods, the good old quality, etc., and go right along following the line of least resistance instead of holding on to the goo...
-January. Our Illustrations
For many years a Fifth Avenue Studio has been the ultimate goal of the most ambitious photographer and those who have attained it are especially fitted in ability and business acumen to maintain the l...
-Safer Lights - Better Quality
There are probably more plates fogged from unsafe loading and changing lights than from unsafe developing lights, because a brighter light and one that is less safe is too often used. It takes but a ...
-Timely Hints
January and February should see you putting into practice the many re-arrangements and alterations that you have long since decided upon, though you have put off the actual doing of these things from ...
-Keep The Quality Uniform
Watch temperatures! You have heard this warning often, but it bears repeating. It is for the man in the dark room or printing room, but it is also for you, as you have these men in your charge. In t...
-Advertising Contest Results
Three thousand dollars has been distributed in ten cash prizes to the winners of the 1916 Kodak Advertising Competition. Competition was keen and the work of the judges was made all the more difficul...
-How To Avoid Halation
Halation has been observed from the earliest days of photography, but became more common upon the introduction of glass plates. In the ferrotype and similar processes there was no transparent support...
-February 1917 Vol. 8 No. 12. Better Proofs-Better Orders
There are arguments for and against delivering proofs from retouched negatives, but the arguments against proof retouching do not come from those who have adopted this plan. They have found it profita...
-The Photographic Easter Greeting. Original Easter Cards
Last year, in our Easter advertising for the photographer, we said: Let the Easter card carry the message that lends the personal touch of friendship: Your photograph. This was good advertising - ...
-A Photographer's Lament
We dearly love to advertise And try to Put the people wise To all that's daily taking place On Bell street, where they set the pace. But we've been buried to the eyes With photographs of every siz...
-Reproducing Stained Negatives
A great many photographers think of panchromatic plates only as a means of photographing difficult subjects where it is desirable to secure a correct rendering of various colors in monochrome. Panchro...
-February. Our Illustrations
While we are interested in the success of the profession collectively and individually, we may be pardoned for having a special interest in one who has made his success in Rochester and repeated it in...
-Developer Standards
The war had not been going very long before the photographer discovered that the chemicals most necessary in his business were imported from foreign countries, notably Germany, and that those of domes...
-March 1917 Vol. 9 No. 1. Hands
Hands play a very important part in expression. As an index of character they have always been given a very high place by portrait painters, but it can not be said that many photographers have given t...
-National Convention, 1917
The Executive Committee of the Photographers' Association of America met in Milwaukee, Wis., Jan. 22, 23, 24 and 25, to discuss plans for the convention and the Association work for the year. Septemb...
-Best For The Purpose
Any new product when first introduced is more or less of an experiment no matter how carefully and thoroughly it has been worked out. This was the case with Eastman Portrait Film; we had put in month...
-A Practical Album For Portraits
You may be interested in all things pertaining to photography, but you are most vitally interested in the things that will make more business for your studio. One of the best business-getters that ev...
-March. Our Illustrations
To conduct a big New York photographic business profitably one must have a keen grasp of business affairs, and to successfully continue and enlarge that business - to photograph the same people from t...
-Correcting Distortion With The New Model Easel
The form of distortion which comes from a failure to keep the plate in a perpendicular plane can be readily corrected in enlarging or in making prints the same size as the negative, using an enlarging...
-Correcting Distortion With The New Model Easel. Continued
If you do not own an enlarging camera, the Revolving Back Enlarging Camera should interest you because it embodies all the latest features and adjustments for making enlargements conveniently and accu...
-The Folmer & Schwing Finger-Print Camera
The Folmer & Schwing Division of the Eastman Kodak Company manufacture a great variety of photographic instruments used for special scientific work and of little or no interest to the professional pho...
-April. Our Illustrations
Mr. H. Mishkin, the subject of this sketch, was born in Russia and landed in this country in 1884, a boy of thirteen years with the great New World before him. Its opportunities were unlimited, but wh...
-Filter Factors And Orthochromatic Plates
Color filters used with ortho-chromatic or panchromatic plates necessarily increase the exposure that must be given, because the filters cut out a portion of the light to which the plates are most sen...
-A "Big Photograph" Stunt
There is practically no limit to the photographic stunts the commercial photographer may be called upon to perform, and as it is often up to him to suggest novel uses for photographs, the Giant Newspa...
-Photographing Stained Glass Windows
The problem in photographing stained glass windows is a problem of color contrast, the colors ranging from clear whites to the brightest and deepest reds, blues and greens, to say nothing of the delic...
-May 1917 Vol. 9 No. 3. Better Business For You
When the great European war broke out and England began sending her young men to the help of France there was fear that the English photographers would have to close their shops. The young men employe...
-The Photographic Rendering Of Tone Values. Introduction
A photographer is concerned with reproducing the tone values of his subject as different degrees of light and shade in the print, each tone in the original being represented by a corresponding tone in...
-The Photographic Rendering Of Tone Values. Introduction. Continued
Things differ very much in reflecting power; white chalk reflects about 90% of the light falling upon it, snow about 80%, an ordinary brick wall will reflect perhaps 20%, black printing ink less than ...
-The 1917 Kodak Advertising Competition - $3,000.00 Cash
Fourteen Prizes, $100.00 to $750.00 Each, for the Best Pictures for Illustrating Kodak Advertising. We have increased the number of prizes in the 1917 Advertising Contest to fourteen so that there wi...
-More Albums - More Business
There is a right way and a wrong way to look at the sale of Eastman Portrait Albums. The right way is from the advertiser's point of view, looking beyond the immediate profit and seeing the results th...
-Composite Groups
A clever idea in group arrangement comes to us from the Holmboe Studio, Bismarck, N. D., and we are glad to pass it on to Studio Light readers. The novelty of this idea is in the arrangement of the pi...
-Soldier Business
Advertise for the business of the soldier boys. Every man or boy who leaves home to serve his country leaves those behind who are proud of the part he is taking in his country's defence. Nothing will ...
-The Photographic Rendering Of Tone Values. II. The Translation Of The Tones Of The Subject Into The Opacities Of The Negative
The purpose of the photographic process is to reproduce the scale of tones which occur in the subject photographed as a corresponding scale of tones in the print, and the first step in this is the pro...
-The Photographic Rendering Of Tone Values. The Translation Of The Tones Of The Subject Into The Opacities Of The Negative. Continued
Now, if we join all these points together instead of representing them as a staircase effect, as is shown by dotted line in Fig. 4, we get a smooth curve, Fig. 5, of which the straight line portion (B...
-The 1917 School And What It Offers
Almost every man who sticks closely to his business for a year or more gets into something of a rut. It's just like a boy missing school for a week - he is behind his class, and the man who misses the...
-Advertising For You
The United States has decided upon its method of raising a great army - is actually selecting it now. The loyalty of our citizens is unquestioned, but we have been taught by experience that those men ...
-Mounting On Metal
As a satisfactory method of mounting photographic prints on metal is not generally known, the following method may be of interest to many commercial photographers. Prints may be mounted on metal eith...
-July 1917 Vol. 9 No. 5. The War And Business
As a people we have a reputation for being free and easy with our money - we are not naturally economical though there is gradually spreading across the country a wave of economy. We are beginning to ...
-The Photographic Rendering Of Tone Values. III. The Effect Of Development Upon The Scale Of The Negative
In the last article of this series, published in the June issue of Studio Light, we saw that we can represent the way in which the scale of tones which occur in a natural object are translated into th...
-Fixing Bath Economy
It's a lot better to prevent trouble than to wait until you encounter it and then look about for a remedy. Our demonstrators encounter the same troubles every year as soon as the weather gets hot, and...
-Foggy Negatives
The men in closest touch with the photographers and with the greatest number of them are the demonstrators, and in a conversation with one of these demonstrators the other day I was told of what appea...
-July. Our Illustrations
The Barnum Studio of Cincinnati, so far as its owner, Mr. F. E. Spicker, is concerned, is purely an investment. Mr.Spick-er is a manufacturer to whom photography is a side line. But he apparently knew...
-Copying Photographs And Printed Matter
Occasionally the commercial photographer is called upon to make a copy of a composite picture such as an ordinary photograph ruled about with straight lines and possibly some printed matter, a subject...
-August 1917 Vol. 9 No. 6. War Prices
There are two reasons for raising prices - necessity and opportunity. The first is always valid - the second may be, under some circumstances. Taking advantage of war time opportunities is, in our op...
-The Photographic Rendering Of Tone Values. IV. Printing Papers
Every photographer is aware that the printing paper must be adapted to the negative used. It is hopeless to attempt to print a strong contrasty negative upon a hard paper made for printing from weak n...
-Official Announcement
AFTER careful consideration looking to the best interests of the Association, the Annual Convention of the P. A. of A. scheduled for Milwaukee, September 3rd to 8th, has been abandoned by the Executiv...
-Effect Of Moisture
Humidity doesn't usually bother a photographer until it affects his bodily comfort along with hot weather, but humidity is a bad thing for sensitized materials, especially paper. One of the first pre...
-Removing Developer Stain By Redevelopment
Everyone knows or should know the advantage of a properly developed pyro negative. The pyro color, if regulated to suit the printing medium, makes it possible to secure a quality of print that represe...
-September 1917 Vol.9 No. 7. Delivering Strawberries
National advertising will sell anything. But there are a lot of things that advertising will not sell profitably. On some propositions it would be like using a five-ton motor truck to deliver a quart ...
-Dark-Room Ventilation
The important relation which a well ventilated dark-room bears to results is perhaps not always fully appreciated. Numerous troubles which occur and the cause of which seems hard to locate and difficu...
-The Photographic Rendering Of Tone Values. V. The Relation Between The Scale Of The Printing Paper And That Of The Negative
In the last article (August Studio Light, 1917) we defined the scale of a printing paper as the range of exposures which would just give all the tones of which the paper was capable, so that if an exp...
-September. Our Illustrations
As well-to-do New Yorkers migrate to summer homes along the seashore, certain lines of business in the big city are almost at a standstill during the summer months. The New York photographer whose cl...
-Getting New Business
Under the caption Using the Camera as a Tool of Management, Frank E. Gooding of the editorial staff of Factory told in the June number of that magazine of a number of ways in which the camera could ...
-October 1917 Vol. 9 No. 8. Good Business Ahead
There's nothing to be gained by mixing politics with your business. The Military Service Act, 1917, is the law of the land and will be enforced. Under its provisions there will be 100,000 more Canadia...
-Wide Angle Views From Matched Negatives
Frequently there is a call for a wide angle view to take in a wider range than any lens can cover. This problem is easily handled in the case of landscapes or outside groups by the use of a Panoramic ...
-Sign Your Name
Did you ever get a letter from a man by the name of Lmntz? The initials are either B D or C L. You look at it from an angle and the first initial resembles a B. Hold the letter a bit neare...
-Doretypes And How To Make Them
The new style of picture, the Doretype, which has recently been introduced to the photographic trade through the Eastman School of Professional Photography, has met with an unusual amount of favor f...
-Handling Undeveloped Plates
Many photographers have a habit of taking exposed plates out of the slides and putting them in a plate box until they are ready to develop. There is nothing wrong with the idea, but the way the plates...
-The Height Of The Camera
It is not sufficiently realized by some operators how much the height of the camera influences the expression and character of a portrait. When a sitter has been placed in the best position, and the l...
-Profiles
You cannot make a profile portrait of every sitter. Very few have features so finely chiselled and so well proportioned that they will stand the test of being shown up in outline. Some sitters do not...
-The Choice Of A Lens
Many professionals do not realize how much their work would be improved by the use of a long-focus lens. Examples of distorted perspective, caused by working with the camera too near the sitter, can b...
-November 1917 Vol. 9 No. 9. Selling Enlargements
A marked feature of the business done by professional photographers this year has been the great increase in the number of enlargements sold in good class studios. For some years enlargements have bee...
-Fog And How To Deal With It
When a professional gets a fogged negative he can generally recognize the nature of the fog and put his finger on the cause. The young assistant, however, is apt to assume that all fog is caused by th...
-November. Our Illustrations
The successful home portrait photographers of to-day are the men who anticipated the demand that could be created for such work, realized that it was more difficult than work under the studio skylight...
-Real Causes Of Blisters
Blisters on prints are seldom due to any fault in manufacture of papers, but they may be produced on any gelatine paper by improper manipulation. The best way to prevent blisters is to understand thei...
-Items Of Interest
The commercial photographer often has occasion to deliver prints with gummed backs. The gum must be dry, but it must have adhesive qualities that will permit of its being mounted on any suitable suppo...
-Christmas Suggestions
The photographer who has secured his supply of fuel for the winter and has sufficient help on which he can depend with reasonable certainty will not be troubled with shortages which are affecting many...
-December 1917 Vol.9 No. 10. The Big Film Advantage
The progressive photographer must experiment, but his work is only that of proving up the claims of those who have done the real experimental work. He progresses because he does the minimum of experim...
-Practical Suggestions
When your printer is busy and finds it necessary to stop his work to cut an odd sized mask, time is wasted if you have not supplied him with Mask Charts to make the work easy. The dimensions are accur...
-Displays That Pay
Window displays are probably more important during December than any other month of the twelve. The people who always come to you in December may come to you again, but there are a lot of people who s...
-December. Our Illustrations
An idea is just as big as a man makes it. Home portraiture is as old as photography, but until recently few photographers have used it as more than a means of photographing people who for some reason ...
-Stains On Negatives And Prints. Their Cause And Their Cure
Stains may be due to several causes, and vary accordingly in their nature and color. Thus, we may have red or blue ink stains, iron stains, pyro and iron stains, silver and dichroic fog stains, oxidat...
-Removal Of Yellow Stain
There are two methods of removing the stain - (a) chemically, (b) photographically. Oxidation stain may be removed by bleaching the silver image to silver chloride, and redeveloping, this process, in...
-Silver Stains
If silver stain is treated as above, it will not be removed, but will be changed to metallic silver, and a black deposit will take the place of the yellow stain. When a negative or print is stained, ...
-Put System In Your Business
The more business you do - the more money you make - the more you need system in your studio. System should be looked upon as an accelerator of business - a pacemaker that keeps you at your best pace ...









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