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Leif Preus, a Photography Collector You Might Never Have Heard of

For those of us who got involved in collecting photography at a later stage, the 1960s and 70s when the modern photography market began to take shape seem like heady…

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Featured Exhibit

Gone with the Wind in Photographs

Made in 1939, Gone with the Wind is still considered by many as one of the most beloved, enduring and popular films of all time. Sidney Howard's script was…

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Collecting Resources

Basic Core Photography Collecting Books and Other Media by Category

The following group of classic books and resources is what I consider the basic necessities for a photography collector’s library. There are many other fine examples, but this is…

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