Photography, Army Style

Four months ago, I posted about the old U.S. Army instructional videos someone posted to YouTube, demonstrating the basics of photography with a Speed Graphic circa WWII. I recently managed to stumble across a copy of the “Basic Photography” manual from the same time period (18.1MB PDF), which makes for some interesting reading. If nothing else, it shows that photography was once both an art and a science. Think the manual that comes with a modern digital camera is large, complicated, and confusing? It doesn’t cover any chemistry or physics, for a start…

Published in: General, History | on October 26th, 2007| Comments Off on Photography, Army Style

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