Thierry’s chronicle. The photographic technique has an incredible number of tools to allow time and space to be frozen with the help of light. Obviously the tools of this technique have found a considerable number of uses. It is thus that quite naturally a number of important jobs have developed in which the mastery, partial or total, of these tools of photography were required. For example as with medicine, the neighbourhood photographer (with a storefront) was the general photographers who solved all the small local problems of photography, from identity pictures to mortuary photography, from school photography to local life, without forgetting the exceptional achievements of his neighbouring craftsmen: clog maker or tailor. And more, there were all the great specialists in architecture or anthropometric portraits, scientific experiments or ethnography, reportage or fashion, and again industry or portraits of celebrities, landscapes or crimes, zoology or advertising, etc. Most of them were great professionals of whom we have outstanding pictures left over after more than a century. It must be said that the symbiosis of the trilogy was the rule: a...
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