Kodak Book

Kodak Book Inside

How to Make Good Pictures: The Kodak Manual for Amateur Photographers.
Kodak House, Kingsway, London WC2, 1942 Edition.

When this edition was published, Kodak had released the Target BROWNIE Six-16 and the Six-20 in 1941. Kodacolor Film for print was introduced in 1942. There are two colour images in this book, or one page. One is of a woman waterskiing, a pretty lazy, crazy, hazy days of summer type of thing to be doing in 1942, all things considered.

Kodak Book

Kodak Book

When thinking about how to make a good picture, and then how to take a good picture of a picture, I wondered which is better — the representation that gives the viewer the sense of the book, or the image that is blown up, blurred and aspires to be something else?

Kodak Book

Kodak Brownie

http://www.flickr.com/photos/radioripster/3296498860/ – Noticed this person gives 1946 as the date of production, but I got the 1942 date from Kodak’s website…

Status: A) Jealous. I want to own this Brownie Target Six-20.
B) Consider re-photographing favourite images from this book, following the tips.

Kill-ratio: 26: 4 /~6:1

Alt-title: Untitled Tome No. 260 For Being A Better Person.

OT post on  Untitled/Alt-Titled stuff.