The Romance of Modern Photography

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It is not the author's purpose in the present volume to give any instruction in the practice of photography. There are many works dealing with the practical side of the subject. His object is to tell the romantic story of the discovery of this wonderful art, and the steps by which its range has been extended until it can achieve results which only a few years ago would have been thought impossible. A glance at the list of chapters will show what a wide field photography now covers, and what service it renders to man, both in his everyday life and in his most subtle scientific researches. - Summary by The Author (9 hr 30 min)


How Photography Came to be Invented 17:56 Read by Piotr Nater
Early Photographs on Silvered Plates 36:01 Read by AnnaTro
A Great English Inventor 24:54 Read by Yoganandh T
Instantaneous Photography 18:47 Read by pratibhanair
Can We Photograph in Colours? 41:34 Read by prajak
More About Colour Photography 28:08 Read by prajak
Colour Photography Without Coloured Screens 12:54 Read by Yoganandh T
The Making of Book Illustrations 19:48 Read by Availle
More About Book Illustrations 22:41 Read by ToddHW
The Three-Colour Process of Printing 28:41 Read by HelloCentral
Photography and the Criminal 40:17 Read by EdFoster
Photographing the Invisible 29:47 Read by pratibhanair
More Invisible Rays 18:59 Read by pratibhanair
Photographing Microbes, etc 27:05 Read by prajak
Photographing Under Difficulties 15:55 Read by ToddHW
Telegraphing Photographs 18:51 Read by prajak
Nature's Camera 32:02 Read by roselbex
Some Interesting Achievements 28:20 Read by roselbex
Photographing the Stars 33:47 Read by prajak
Photography and Science 28:49 Read by J. M. Smallheer
A Camera Without a Lens, etc 19:46 Read by prajak
How Light Makes the Photograph 16:45 Read by Anita Hibbard
Conclusion 9:12 Read by Anita Hibbard