Robert Shlaer, Daguerreotypist

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© Charles Rushton
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Photo license: © All rights reserved

Shlaer is one of the major figures in the modern resurrection and popularization of the daguerreotype process. I don’t usually alter my portraits, but it seemed appropriate to add a sepia toned look to this version of my portrait of Robert.

This portrait is in the collection of the Smithsonian Institution's American History Museum and in my book, Insights: The Portraiture of Charles R. Rushton, http://www.crushton.com.

11 responses

  • Sonia Adam Murray

    Sonia Adam Murray gave props (13 Oct 2008):

    Nice shot, I like the sepia tone.

  • Penny Nannini

    Penny Nannini   gave props (13 Oct 2008):

    Great one Charles!!!

  • Pilar Coll i Gatells

    Pilar Coll i Gatells said (13 Oct 2008):

    El color sepia le hacen el honor a la barba, los tirantes de los pantalones y sobre todo a la cámara.Un retrato redondo.

  • Rhio9 (Rhio9)

    Rhio9 (Rhio9) (Deleted) said (13 Oct 2008):

    i had not heard of the daguerreotype process before but now, thanks to you, i can find out about it. obviously, not everybody has the patience and commitment to do it, including me, but your photo portrait is very appealing and strong. thanks again.

  • Regenia Brabham

    Regenia Brabham (Deleted) said (13 Oct 2008):

    Great photo and I think the sephia tone is perfect.

  • Ivette Ocejo

    Ivette Ocejo said (15 Oct 2008):

    the sepia tone makes it look just perfect, I agree it's a great photo!

  • John Linton

    John Linton gave props (19 Oct 2008):

    Wow!

  • Reynan Alibuyog

    Reynan Alibuyog gave props (22 Oct 2008):

    Beautiful Portrait, I'm a Daguerreotype fan myself, though I have no Idea how the process works, and I'm still researching about it, hopefully I'll get to try it one day.

  • Ralph Komives

    Ralph Komives (Deleted) gave props (23 Oct 2008):

    Your so good at portraits and this is no exception. Excellent photo.

  • James Wiley

    James Wiley gave props (6 Apr 2012):

    Just a splendid portrait Charles. Definitely perfect for the theme and the Smithsonian!

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