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jouhar
03-28-2009, 07:14 PM
These were taken by my grandfather, Dr S.D.Jouhar, around 1959/1960.

http://www.sdjouhar.com/gallery_220604.html

I would welcome any opinions.

Regards
Kelvin

archphoto
03-28-2009, 07:32 PM
A grandfather to be proud of, a grandfather to learn from.
A journey back in time allso.

I started in photography at that time (1959/1960).
Thanks for sharing.

Peter

Jeff Kubach
03-28-2009, 07:59 PM
I like it. Very interesting.

Jeff

david b
03-28-2009, 08:05 PM
Very cool indeed

Christopher Walrath
03-28-2009, 08:20 PM
Not so much an opinion as a lesson your grandfather just taught me.

HAVE SOME FRICKIN FUN ALREADY!

Because it looks like he loved to have fun with his film. A lesson we could all learn or re-learn as the case may be.
Thank you very much for sharing that with us.

bdial
03-28-2009, 08:23 PM
Clearly very well thought out, and skillfully done.
Thanks for sharing.

jnanian
03-28-2009, 08:45 PM
great series!

your grandfather seems like
he must have been a lot of fun :)

thanks for sharing!
john

David William White
03-28-2009, 08:51 PM
HAVE SOME FRICKIN FUN ALREADY!




I couldn't agree more!

Love the images!

keithwms
03-28-2009, 09:08 PM
A very enjoyable series. I see lots of humour, clever technique, and many innovative ideas. Thanks for sharing!

Whiteymorange
03-28-2009, 09:38 PM
I would have liked to meet the man. Thanks for the link.

dfoo
03-28-2009, 09:48 PM
I loved the shot of the vase. Awesome!

Barry S
03-28-2009, 10:21 PM
Those are great--he looks like a card. :)

BobNewYork
03-29-2009, 07:04 AM
Wonderful series. You must be proud of him - I would be.

Bob H

Steve Smith
03-29-2009, 08:54 AM
I would have liked to meet the man.

Me too. I loved the one in the glass jug.


Steve.

SuzanneR
03-29-2009, 09:16 AM
Agreed... what a sense of humor! What a treasure for you!!

johnnywalker
03-29-2009, 12:05 PM
Great pictures. He looks like he'd be a lot of fun.

tiberiustibz
03-29-2009, 12:28 PM
Now that's some stuff I'll have to try. I've been looking to work on innovative enlarging techniques like the ones used here, like the one when he was playling himself in a game of chess.

The coolest technique I saw involved printing a face and after repositioning the negative burning a single eye into the forehead.

Andy K
03-29-2009, 01:26 PM
Wonderful work. I most enjoyed the shot with the coins. Seeing the old Imperial coinage really took me back!

Love your grandfather's imagination and sense of humour.

Chazzy
03-29-2009, 02:52 PM
Very interesting. I assume that this was a case of cutting and pasting and photographing the montage?

jouhar
03-29-2009, 03:31 PM
Very interesting. I assume that this was a case of cutting and pasting and photographing the montage?

I am not sure which ones you mean - all of the ones that show more than one instance of my grandfather have been done with multiple exposures on the same negative, I think.

Regards
Kelvin