I have been collecting photographs for over twenty years. This blog will discuss that collection, the types of categories I've developed for that collection, and the types of photographs I collect.
I will also share with you what I've learned or am learning about scanning, creating a database, analyzing and dating my collection, and anything else that strikes my fancy related to photography and my collection.
About The Collector
I am fascinated by the clues left in the photographs I collect. Every picture is a miniature mystery and I love a mystery.
My grandfather was a photographer who traveled with the famous Burton Holmes. I am fortunate to have original photographs by
When I was ten my grandfather gave me a camera as a birthday gift. It was evident that I did not inherit the "photographer gene."
I have taken only one photograph in my entire life that I liked, but I know a good one when I see it.
I am a great appreciator.
Fortunately, I don't take myself too seriously. I know enough about
collecting photographs to know I don't know everything, but I am learning.