Posts in category: History
22 December 2019

Jules Richard

Category: History   Tags: Jules Richard
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.

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15 December 2019

Photographers of the French Army

Category: History   Tags: Autochrome / Gaumont / LSU / SPA / WWI
Photographers of the French Army - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

The First World War was the first major conflict where photography played an important role. Germany recognised its potential and used photographs for propaganda from 1914. The images were used to influence the public opinion in neutral countries. France realized that it could not stay behind and decided to set up its own photography unit to oppose German propaganda.

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29 November 2019

A brief introduction to Stereoscopy

Category: History
A brief introduction to Stereoscopy - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

Stereoscopy is a technique to create the illusion of depth when viewing stereoscopic images. Today we call it 3D, but the technique is more than 175 years old.

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28 May 2019

How my passion for Stereoscopy started

Category: History   Tags: Verdun / WWI / Zeiss
How my passion for Stereoscopy started - Black & White Photography and Stereoscopy Blog

A new passion was born after I looked for the first time through the lenses of my Zeiss Ikon 628/8 stereoscope. I viewed an image of the battle of Verdun and the visual experience and 3D effect made a big impression on me.

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