Webinar- “Research, preserve and restore old photographs” Peter King

Webinar talks by Peter King. A one hour talk and Powerpoint presentation consisting of, A historical background of photography, How to date photographs, Preservation of photographs, Scanning, copying photographs, Organising photographs,Photo restoration. A popular talk which has been modified from the usual group session because of Covid 19. Held regularly by various libraries, historical societies, … Continued

Faded photographs.

Faded photographs Fading has been a problem since the earliest days of photography. In 1855 The Photographic Society of London established “The Fading Committee”, a title that now seems quaint. The early photographs often show tarnishing or oxidisation caused by exposure to air. “Albumen” prints faded because of the decomposition of the silver-albuminate compounds. Humidity and … Continued