Let there be light. For without light, there can be no photography. Photography is the art of capturing an image of a scene in such a manner that it can be viewed in the absence of that scene. The sine qua non is a visible light-sensitive material (call it "film" for now).

In part 1 we will look at what is needed to make black and white film and how to make prints from the resulting . . .

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