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Developing 120-Year-Old Cat Photos Found in a Family Time Capsule

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YouTuber Mathieu Stern recently discovered a ‘time capsule’ in the basement of his old family home. The box—dating from about the year 1900, by Stern’s estimation—contained two glass plate negatives, which he decided to try and develop using one of the oldest photographic printing methods in existence: the Cyanotype. “Because ...

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Video: Family Narrowly Avoids Getting Hit by Train During Photo Shoot

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An ill-advised family photo shoot on a set of active train tracks in Greencastle, Pennsylvania nearly ended in tragedy when a freight train came barreling through, narrowly missing the photographer, parents, and five children. The video was captured by Virtual Railfan, Inc and posted yesterday as “no better example why ...

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Sony Unveils 20mm f/1.8 G: Its Widest Full-Frame E-Mount Prime Lens Yet

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Sony has just released the brand new FE 20mm f/1.8 G: a lightweight, high-performance, ultra-wide prime lens for full-frame Sony mirrorless cameras that the company has dubbed “the widest full-frame prime lens in E-mount lineup.” The 20mm f/1.8 G promises excellent performance in a compact, weather-sealed package. Optically, the lens ...

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