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Summer Sale on Vintage Works, Ltd.: 20% off Selected Images and Free Ground Shipping

You can get 20% off on photographs on the I Photo Central and Vintage Works websites--and free packing and ground shipping for U.S. clients.

International customers will have to pay actual…

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Featured Exhibit

19th-Century Ethnographic Photography

By Alex Novak

While ethnographic photography is strictly speaking, photography used for scientific/anthropological purposes to identify characteristics of native types (often indigenous), it has taken on much broader meaning over the…

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Collecting Resources

A Certificate of Insurance and Why You Need to Get One When You Loan Out Work

There are many misconceptions regarding Certificates of Insurance. The following information may help to provide a greater understanding of their proper and intended use.

It is common practice in the…

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I Photo Central provides thousands of web pages for the photography collector, curator and historian. This site includes articles on collecting issues (such as connoisseurship and print values; insurance and risk management; appraisals; buying and selling images; developing a photography collecting library; framing/matting and preserving your collection; conservation, etc.). The largest for-sale fine art photography gallery on the web is databased here and is easily accessed through an extensive on-site search engine.

252 issues of the popular E-Photo Newsletter are also archived here and are also searchable; and there is a major International Photography Calendar of Events section.

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