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Saturday, January 26, 2008

Color theory and potatoes

[Laura Gilpin (1891-1979). "Basket of peaches," c. 1908-1916.]
In 1903 Auguste and Louis Lumière made a ground-breaking invention: They ground potatoes into microscopic particles and made them the basis for a dazzling new imaging process they called the autochrome, a new method for color photography.
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Laura Gilpin (1891-1979) used the same method in some of her outstanding photography.

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