Undivided Development

Economics is the controling field of study; it has been for nearly 50 years. Biology has waned since the 19th century, yet it has more to teach, provide us, even economists, than economics has to provide anyone.
economics costs more in lost understanding than any other field, except phrenology.


Aperture:  Founded 1952

Archival Methods:  Supplier of archival materials

Archival Processing of Black and White Photographs as Preventive Conservation: by Jesper Stub Johnsen

Archivart: Supplier of boards, papers, and other archival materials

Art & Architecture Thesaurus OnLine: Courtesy of The J. Paul Getty Museum

Art Collecting: Comprehensive guide to art galleries and museums in the U.S., Europe, and Latin America
Artcraft Chemicals:  Photographic chemical supplier

ArtGrafix: Dry mounting equipment

ASTM, BS, DIN, ISO, and JIS standards for photographic materials and processes  

Berlebach:  Wood tripods from Germany

Bienfang/Seal Products (now D&K Group). Dry mounting tissues and other framing supplies  

Bogen Imaging/Manfrotto Distribution:  Manfrotto and Gitzo tripods

Bogen Tripod Parts: Bogen and Manfrotto tripod & head replacement parts

Bulbman:  Source for enlarger lamp replacements

Camera Retirement Home:  Useful information regarding vintage light meters and other appurtenances – by James Ollinger

Camera Work: Digitized copies of all editions from 1903-1917, courtesy of the Modernist Journals Project, Brown University

CollectiBlend: Antique, classic and used cameras/lenses price guide

Copal Shutters: Specifications for Copal shutters (from the ground-glass.net website)

Competitive Edge: Source for replacement lamps and for dry-mounting supplies

Conservation Resources International:  Supplier of archival materials  

Cooke Optics Ltd: Large format lenses from England

Custom Bellows: Source for new and replacement bellows – Birmingham, England

Deardorff Historical Web Site:  History, grading, and other details related to Deardorff cameras

Fletcher: Substrate cutting

Flutot’s Camera Repair:   Shutter service and repair – Whittier, CA

Freedom of Panorama: A discussion of rules in the USA and abroad regarding photographing architectural subjects

George Eastman House (Eastman Museum)

Glazer’s Camera:  A proper photo supply store in Seattle, WA  

Gralab:  Timing Devices

Graphics Atlas:  Information regarding the identification and characterization of prints and photographs

Guide to Fiber-Base Gelatin Silver Print Condition and Deterioration by Gawain Weaver

Hollinger Metal Edge:  Supplier of archival materials

Ilford B&W Films and Papers:  Specifications for films and papers from England

International Center for Photography

Kerry’s Large Format Homepage:  Information on Fujinon and other lightweight lenses

Kodak Safelight Filters: Technical Information Data Sheet

Lamination Depot: A source for dry mounting tissue and related supplies

Large Format Lens Specifications: Information from the Graflex website, covers 47-800 mm lenses

Library of Congress – Prints and Photographs Division:  Online catalog

Logan Graphic Products: Mat cutters

Mounting Board Information: 1987 essay by Steven Saitzyk

Nielsen:  Metal section frames

Ohaus:  Balances and scales for the darkroom

OmegaBrandess: Distributor of numerous photographic products

Omega Enlarger Guide:  Information about Omega enlargers from KHB Photografix of Ontario, Canada

Origins and Development of Dry Mounting: 1993 essay by Stephanie Watkin

Paterson Photographic: Developing trays and other darkroom supplies

Payless Lighting: Low-cost halogen lamps for your 8×10 enlarger

Peak Optics: Magnifiers, comparators, and loupes for inspection and measuring 2x to 300x

Photo-Eye: Photography bookstore

Photographic Negatives – Nature and Evolution of Processes: 2005 booklet by María Fernanda Valverde

Photogravure:  Art of the Photogravure

Photogravure Gallery

Photomemorabilia:  Excellent Ilford film chronology, review of MG papers, and other information

Photography and the Law: Wikipedia article covering some general legal aspects of photography

Picture Frames:  Source for metal-section frames

Print File: Supplier of archival materials

Quality Light Metric: The place to get your light meter recalibrated

Ries:  Wood tripods from the U.S.

Rodenstock Lenses for Large Format Cameras:  Specifications for Rodenstock lenses from Germany

Rodenstock Lenses Enlarging and Reproduction:  Specifications for Rodenstock’s process lenses  

Rodenstock Serial Numbers by Age:  Information from the ground-glass.net website

Rotatrim:  Trimmers  from England

Rubber-Cal:  Supplier of sheet rubber

Schneider Optics: Specifications for Schneider lenses from Germany

Seeing With Photography Collective:  Impressive work by visually-impaired photographers in New York City

Shen Hao Professional Camera Company:  Large format cameras from Shanghai, China

Shorpy Archive:  Exceptional images available through the Juniper Gallery in Madison, Alabama

S.K.Grimes:  Lens and shutter machinist

Specialty Bottle: A source for Boston Rounds and other containers for the darkroom

Stouffer Industries, Inc:  Transmission step wedges

Talas:  Professional archival, bookbinding, conservation and restoration supplies

Ted Pella, Inc: Spoons and spatulas for the darkroom

The Agnostic Print: Articles regarding photographic technique and procedure

Toning Black and White Materials: Kodak Technical Publication, May 2006

Tru Vue:  Supplier of museum glass and other specialty glazing materials

ULine: Clear plastic bags and other shipping supplies

United Manufacturer’s Supplies, Inc.:  Framing tools and supplies

University Products:  Supplier of archival materials