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Last Chance: Summer Photography Sale: 30% off Selected Images and Free Ground Shipping Ends on Sept. 30th

The Vintage Works, Ltd. Summer Sale—like all good things—must come to an end. But you can get 30% off on hundreds of select photographs on the I Photo Central and…

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Featured Exhibit

Ambrotype: Glass Images of a Fragile World

By Matt Damsker

It's a charmed coincidence that the ambrotype process can as easily refer to its Greek root, ambrotos ("immortal"), as to James Ambrose Cutting, of Boston, who patented the…

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Collecting Resources

The Ins and Outs of A Photography Appraisal

Collecting photography may be a labor of love, but taking care of it may be a burden best shared with experts. At the very least, it’s important to keep…

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