1. rayvonn

    TIH 28 February

    These pictures from a week of so ago are of a platform that I only just realised was the scene of the Moorgate tube disaster. Today is the 49th anniversary of that. Never to be forgotten.
  2. CameraderieBot

    TIH Albert W. Stevens, aerial photographer born

    Albert W. Stevens, in full Albert William Stevens, (born March 13, 1886, Belfast, Maine, U.S.—died March 26, 1949, Redwood City, California), U.S. Army officer, balloonist, and early aerial photographer who took the first photograph of Earth’s curvature (1930) and the first photographs of the...
  3. boojum

    TIH Dirck Halstead, Photojournalist Who Captured History, Dies at 85

    Shooting for Time magazine and United Press International, Dirck Halstead documented presidents, the Vietnam War and more. Time designated Halstead as their Senior White House Photographer in 1972. He later accepted a contract with them that same year which lasted for the next 29 years...
  4. CameraderieBot

    TIH World Photography Day 📷

    August 19th is celebrated as World Photography Day! 📷 The day aims to inspire photographers across the globe to share photos of their world with the whole world. 😎 https://www.worldphotographyday.com/ The date of August 19th is in honor of the day the Daguerreotype process, developed by Louis...
  5. Kevin

    Announcement New "Today in History" Forum

    Some folks have already noticed but there is a new "Today in History" forum. The idea behind the new forum is two-fold - a new 'widget' on the front home page will display the matching 'Today in History' results and I'm working on this widget to be the basis of some other date oriented...
  6. Kevin

    TIH Janez Puhar recognized for reproducible glass plate photographs method

    Puhar was not the first to create a working photograph on glass process but is credited for inventing a process that made it reproducible. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_photography In 1839, John Herschel made the first glass negative, but his process was difficult to reproduce...