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Sirius Glass
24-Nov-2011, 16:44
An interesting soft focus read:

THE SOFT*FOCUS LENS AND ANGLO*AMERICAN PICTORIALISM: A Thesis Submitted for the Degree of PhD at the University of St. Andrews ,William Russell Young, III

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What I downloaded was missing some of the photographs in the thesis.

The thesis discusses Soft-focus, Naturalistic Photography, and Pictorialism from the historic, social and techincal points of view.


24-Nov-2011, 19:32
Some of the photos could not be published for copyright/permission reasons. Most of them could likely be found rather quickly with google image search if you're curious.