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XyZspineZyX
11-10-2003, 04:16 AM
Here is a neat site with color photos from WWI. (I didn't know there were color photos made that early, but the site tells how it was done)

http://toosvanholstein.nl/greatwar/kleur/kleur.html



Regards,

SkyChimp

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XyZspineZyX
11-10-2003, 04:16 AM
Here is a neat site with color photos from WWI. (I didn't know there were color photos made that early, but the site tells how it was done)

http://toosvanholstein.nl/greatwar/kleur/kleur.html



Regards,

SkyChimp

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XyZspineZyX
11-10-2003, 04:37 AM
Thanks for a thought provoking post that should remind us all of the horrors of actual war.

XyZspineZyX
11-10-2003, 04:48 AM
WOW!

For something THAT old...Geez, almost looks like todays digital cameras!

XyZspineZyX
11-10-2003, 04:50 AM
Interesting find, but some of those photos look about as "real" as the cartoon scenes from Monty Python and the Holy Grail.

XyZspineZyX
11-10-2003, 05:04 AM
aerick2 wrote:
- Interesting find, but some of those photos look
- about as "real" as the cartoon scenes from Monty
- Python and the Holy Grail.
-
-

I agree, but some of them are extraordinarily clear.

Regards,

SkyChimp

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XyZspineZyX
11-10-2003, 05:35 AM
SkyChimp wrote:
- I agree, but some of them are extraordinarily clear.



agreed.

XyZspineZyX
11-10-2003, 06:04 AM
...and photoshopped /i/smilies/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

XyZspineZyX
11-10-2003, 06:22 AM
Thanks for the cool link Skychimp.

I was familiar with the Paget plate type but not Autochrome so I googled the Lumiere brothers.

Those fellows must have loved their craft because that was one royal pain in the patoot to make even 1 picture.

XyZspineZyX
11-10-2003, 11:01 PM
Sorry, but they look like they were 'colorized' by ted turner...http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

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XyZspineZyX
11-10-2003, 11:41 PM
nice site chimp, thanks

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XyZspineZyX
11-11-2003, 02:31 AM
What gets me is that ANYONE would discover that potato starch, when died red/green/blue would assist in the making of color pictures.

I mean, how the hell did someone come up with that?

Regards,

SkyChimp

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XyZspineZyX
11-11-2003, 03:28 AM
where there is a will skychimp , where there is a will .......

what amazes me is when i think about some of the things done in acient history , just how much knowledge has been lost / forgotten by the human race about our natural world

XyZspineZyX
11-11-2003, 04:25 AM
SkyChimp wrote:
- What gets me is that ANYONE would discover that
- potato starch, when died red/green/blue would assist
- in the making of color pictures.
-
- I mean, how the hell did someone come up with that?
-
- Regards,
-
- SkyChimp
-


All of photography was created by trial and error procedure. Mostly all great strides in early photography were created by mistake ei: leaving a mercury bottle open in the closet, which developed a silver plate that had been exposed to light. All early photographers were wealthy mad-scientists who had great knowledge in chemistry. Albumen prints,a very popular print from the 19th century to present day, used Egg white as it's base. And eggs and potatoes are not that different. If eggs had worked for decades why not try a potato..
This colorizing process they used is not that different from the same way they colorized early films and restored B+W movies. It is, however, not color film, which came about many years after the Great war had ended.

"Yellow-nosed b@st@rds, 6 o'clock high, coming down now!"

XyZspineZyX
11-11-2003, 09:32 AM
I find this very interesting Skychimp,thanks.How in the hell did you come across this?