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September 3rd, 2009


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03:09 pm
... wow.
Courtesy of LocrianSax, http://www.newsweek.com/id/214585
Full color photos from 1900-1915 Russia, taken with a black and white camera with three color filters and composited.
Brilliant technique, plus stunning photos of a long-gone country.
mood: cheerfulcheerful

(5 bits of drivel | babble incoherently)

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From:locriansax
Date:September 3rd, 2009 07:39 pm (UTC)
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so. amazing.
I think the Library of Congress has a description on how they restored the photos from the glass plates, too linked in that article.
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From:inahandbasket
Date:September 3rd, 2009 07:43 pm (UTC)
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There's a wikipedia page on the guy too: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sergey_Prokudin-Gorsky
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From:locriansax
Date:September 3rd, 2009 08:04 pm (UTC)
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ooh neat!
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From:countlibras
Date:September 3rd, 2009 07:47 pm (UTC)
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wow, those are nice!

it makes me wish I took photography seriously.
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From:jjjiii
Date:September 3rd, 2009 10:07 pm (UTC)
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I saw these a couple years ago when they first came out, and they're amazing.
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