Unblinking Eye
Copyright 2008 by Joseph P. Smigiel

Plate  6.  “Robin in Woods.”  A 10”x12” ruby ambrotype on purple glass imaged using a Dallmeyer 3A Patent Portrait Lens .  The Petzval design lens was originally intended to cover full-plate sheets.  Using it on an oversized plate allows peripheral lens aberrations to be seen on the plate.

Copyright 2008 by Joseph Smigiel
unless otherwise noted.



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