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Photographer still helps to push tourism

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Today, smartphones make everyone a photographer. But it used to be a special skill. There was heavy equipment, chemicals to use and thick glass plates to hold the exposed image. A 19th century photographer named Seneca Ray Stoddard used to haul what amounted to a portable darkroom deep into the Adirondack woods, visiting lumber camps and the great luxury “camps” of the wealthy and trying not to crack the fragile glass plates during travel. The ...

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