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A Photographic Truth

Mark Osterman—Process Historian, Kay R. Whitmore Conservation Center, George Eastman House, International Museum of Photography and Film—discusses the origins of photography and the history of manipulation. Using rare examples from the George Eastman House's collection as well as his own artwork, he illustrates the historical methods used by many photographers.

Recorded October 14, 2012

Part of a Sunday at the Met program held in conjunction with the exhibition Faking It: Manipulated Photography Before Photoshop, on view October 11, 2012–January 27, 2013.

The exhibition is made possible by Adobe. The catalogue is made possible by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation.

Collections, Photographs (37)

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