22 December 2019

Jules Richard

The success story of French stereoscopy

Jules Richard - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

Jules Richard was a French industrialist who had a great influence on the popularity of stereo photography at the beginning of the 20th century. He introduced two new image formats and launched a wide range of stereo cameras, stereoscopes and accessories in various price ranges.

7 December 2019

Stéréo-Panoramique Leroy

An innovative camera developed by Lucien Leroy

Category: Stereo Cameras   Tags: Lucien Leroy
Stéréo-Panoramique Leroy - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

The Stéréo-Panoramique Leroy was an innovative camera developed by Lucien Leroy. The camera could produce both stereo photos and panoramic photos on 6x13cm glass plate negatives.

26 November 2019

Field Camera with Balbreck Lenses

Category: Stereo Cameras   Tags: Balbreck / Photo-Sport
Field Camera with Balbreck Lenses - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

My latest acquisition is a wooden 6x9 field camera from the 1890s. It's a stereo camera with two lenses from Balbreck ainé.

21 August 2019

The Glyphoscope

Category: Stereo Cameras   Tags: Jules Richard
The Glyphoscope - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

The Glyphoscope was a stereo camera using glass plates, developed by the famous manufacturer Jules Richard from Paris. It was a compact, simple and affordable camera that could also serve as a stereoscope.