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Old 09-08-2016, 06:32 PM   #76
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I don't know why it would be such a mystery that people would dress up for planned photos during a time when they would have to have them taken, developed, and printed by a professional photographer. They also had to dial an operator to place a call. Now the vast majority of the world has the technology to do both those things, with a small computer that fits in their pocket.

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Old 09-08-2016, 07:17 PM   #77
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Hell, surely most of us have experiences of dressing well for a family portrait when we were kids, or our parents making us look good for the annual class photo at school. How much did that reflect daily reality? Imperfectly.

If you just take my school photos and the couple of photo shoots my family did when I was a kid, and even if you add in the photos my grandfather would take at big events like Christmas/Boxing Day, you'd think we usually dressed very well. You'd need the rolls of film from everyday shots around the house or day trips to the beach or holidays to get a proper impression. With only 24 photos or whatever per roll and developing them not being that cheap, we didn't go crazy with it. This was the 1990s and early 2000s.

So no wonder photos from eighty years ago look formal.
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I don't know why it would be such a mystery that people would dress up for planned photos during a time when they would have to have them taken, developed, and printed by a professional photographer. They also had to dial an operator to place a call. Now the vast majority of the world has the technology to do both those things, with a small computer that fits in their pocket.

Is this in response to something I said? Cause I wasn't claiming that anything was a mystery.
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Old 09-08-2016, 11:46 PM   #79
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Also, I'm about done with the friggin' shrug smilie. Someone take it out the back and shoot it.
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Sometimes I fantasise about how it would be if someone had managed to develop a working photographic process in the time of Cromwell, say. I believe a lot of the principles were there, in principle, but working, not so much.

As it is, between the high-water mark of Roman portrait sculpture (we have a really good idea of what Pompey the Great, Julius Caesar and Sulla looked like, in part because that republic's veneration of seniority and experience really let all the jowls, wrinkles and baldness show), and the perfection of European painting techniques in the sixteenth to eighteenth centuries, what a lot of people looked like is a little bit fuzzy. I'm just taking the European tradition as an example, since, well, it's where I come from ultimately.
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Also, I'm about done with the friggin' shrug smilie. Someone take it out the back and shoot it.
you keep up this sass and i'm gonna make your avatar a giant shrug smilie.
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Is this in response to something I said? Cause I wasn't claiming that anything was a mystery.

no generally the whole conversation seemed ridiculous to me.
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Oh well, there you go then. It is FYM after all.
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Something is going in in Chelsea area of Manhattan... not sure yet
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Apparent explosion near subway station at 23rd/7th
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Looks like some sort of explosive device was dropped in a dumpster on 23rd Street. 2 dozen or so minor injuries is the report currently. Lots of windows blown out, but doesn't seem to be more than that.

Was also two pipe bombs that went off on the Jersey Shore this morning. Wonder if it's connected. UN week is coming.
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There's also a oil leak in Alabama, and that has cut off oil supplies in the south. I have a sister in NC who says the local stations are running out of gas.

She thinks the leak is related to the explosions in NY and NJ. I think she's out of her mind.
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