Practical Portrait Photography


THE author of this little book of 152 pages has endeavoured to “provide simple and intelligible rules of working,” as he states in his introduction, so that those who take up photography as an art should be helped over a number of difficulties certain to occur, and not always provided against in more ambitious works. The lessons chiefly enforced are cleanliness and accuracy in preparing the requisite solutions, and method in carrying out the rest of the processes; though these lessons may seem trite to the regular student of science, they are no doubt much needed amongst photographers who are not at the same time practised chemists,

Practical Portrait Photography.

By Wm. Heighway. (London: Piper and. Carter, 1876.)

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F., R. Practical Portrait Photography. Nature 14, 448 (1876).

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