In a stack of random amateur stereoviews that accompanied a recent Great War purchase on eBay, I was delighted to find this photo that reminded me of some of Diane Arbus's early portraits.
French soldiers passed the interminably long days, weeks, and months in the trenches in numerous ways. One of these ways was by playing the card game Manille.
The first in a daily series on the Great War that will continue through the end of November, to honor the memories of those who fought and those who died.
A light-hearted series of poorly shot stereoviews from the goodly folk at VistaScreen.
An examination of a 3D image of the moon that predates the moon landing by almost a century - and explore its technique and the people and companies involved.
A frank discussion of the notable German stereoscopic company primarily active during the Nazi era, and how its images will be presented on this blog.
In which we examine the first 11 slides in the Puthon Collection, meet some of our cast of characters, and see the beauty of the regions around Chamonix and Salvan through the lens of an inexperienced stereo photographer.
An overview of the Puthon Collection, which inspired the creation of this blog.
People who start reading this blog regularly will notice a recurring theme in my collection - besides Great War views and amateur stereographs, there's nothing I like more than a weird scene. This a pretty weird stereoview, especially when one considers that it was taken by B. W. Kilburn, one of the great American stereo …
Most of my stereoviews are either intentional picks to add to particular collections I'm working on, subjects of particular interest to me, or views that I know a friend would want / are reasonably valuable / are unlike anything I've ever seen. But sometimes, while free-viewing my way through bins of worthless lithos and inane …