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60 Years Ago - May 1954

Marc Bergman , May 09, 2014; 08:28 p.m.

Welcome to May 1954.

I thought we would start with an excerpt from Jacob Deschin's book "35mm Photography". Photography magazine published this excerpt and I think it is a good introduction to this prolific author. You can still find his books on Amazon.com and Ebay. I have his Canon book.

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Marc Bergman , May 09, 2014; 08:30 p.m.

For those of you following Mike Gammill's "Vintage Filters" posts here is a nice article.

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Marc Bergman , May 09, 2014; 08:32 p.m.

Here is an interesting article on the Speed Graphic from this month's Modern Photography.

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Marc Bergman , May 09, 2014; 08:34 p.m.

Another article from Modern on the effects of different shutter speeds.

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Marc Bergman , May 09, 2014; 08:36 p.m.

Here is this month's camera equipment ads.

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Marc Bergman , May 09, 2014; 08:39 p.m.

Here are this month's dealer ads. I really like the Burleigh Brooks ad.

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Marc Bergman , May 09, 2014; 08:39 p.m.

That is it for May 1954. All comments and suggestions welcome.

Louis Meluso , May 09, 2014; 10:03 p.m.

Always a pleasure, Marc. Thanks! I enjoyed the Speed Graphic article very much.

Mike Gammill , May 10, 2014; 08:44 a.m.

Thanks, Marc. Always fun to see pages from these old magazines.

Gus Lazzari , May 10, 2014; 04:43 p.m.

Wonderful Leica marketing:

"captures all that your eye sees - Set the Summaron to f/11 at 11 feet - Everything from 5 1/2 feet to infinity will be in sharp focus"
Leica May 1954


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