Art Principles In Portrait Photography

How to Apply the Highest Classic Artistic Principles to your Photography.

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the ban of "illegitimate." If we examine into these very possible and even probable doubts, naturally entertained by men unaccustomed to invention, we can allay the distrust awakened by the facts that the for mula for reducing has been a favorite one, and the pigment for making "light" has been employed in one form or another for a considerable time. That a new use of either of these customary helps has been found effective in carrying photography over the line of the purely mechanical into the domain of reason, harmony, beauty, - in short, into the creative field, is certainly no cause for alarm. The mediums by animating the whole picture surface intensify the effect from likeness to life-likeness.
The processes as here given cover the problems contained in the book, but it can easily be perceived that they may be extended, and that their most effective field is to be disclosed when more subtle problems shall be demanded by the profession and the public.