Item #6268 Trick Photography: For Professional and the Amateur. Walter E. Eagleson.

Trick Photography: For Professional and the Amateur

Winterset, Ohio: self-published, 1902. String bound in flexible textile wraps. 6 1⁄4 x 7 1⁄4 in. 47 pp., with 12 black-and-white plates. Edge wear and a modicum of soiling to wraps; very good. Item #6268

A rare turn-of-the-century publication revealing the methods behind trick photography. Includes descriptions and images for twenty-four “interesting experiments with the camera, the dark room, and mounting.” Ghosts, multiple limbs and heads, play with gravity, and much more – learn all the tricks and you’ll never have to use Photoshop again.