What we do
Enrich your life with art you love
Photographs are companions in life; some of them we will keep for the whole of our life. It would be wonderful if that turns out to be so for the art you acquire from DEAR Photography.
At DEAR we showcase selected artists and their works, which are available as one-off pieces, as well as exclusive and limited editions.
96 year old Karl Struss has achieved fame both as motion picture camera man and as a still photographer. Yet in this fast moving world the youthful photo-sessionist has been forgotten and only the cinematographer remained. The history of photography is pregnant with discoveries of new images by long forgotten artists and hitherto unknown amateurs. This is especially true of the hundreds of enthusiasts pioneering color photography when in 1907 the first practical method – the autochrome color plate of Auguste and Louis Lumière – came on the market.
Invented in 1904, but only manufactured after the introduction of panchromatic emulsion, the autochrome plate had its heyday until the beginning of World War I. Manufactured at the Lumière factory at Lyon, France, a plate was exposed through the glass side, i.e.