Historical Profile  

WIPI's History Starting 1981

letters from Founding members
and photo's from WIPI past
Thea Litsios
Orah Moore
Linda Wolf

1985-1987 Catalog covers

Looking Back- starting 1981 year by year recap of WIPI events and programs

Peter Palmquist 1936-2003

2006 - Women In Photography International 25th Anniversary
"Turning Silver" . See Exhibition

 Historical Reference Links

Identification of Clothing/Textiles in Photographs by Trina Semorile

Copying Processes PDF by Author Luis Nadeau/Stanford Univ.
For historians, conservators, and forensic documents examiners, a chronology of office copying and printing processes and a guide to their identification. (Acrobat Reader PDF file)
Photo Conservation
Dedicated to the history of photographic technologies and the conservation of photographs
Photo Conservation - Yahoo Group
International mailing list for anyone interested in the conservation and restoration of photographs.
Visual Media - Early Visual Media
A Historical Window  to Early Vintage Visual Media and their usage. The site mainly focus on rare photography and pre-cinema subjects and other related fields such as "Danse Macabre"

Stephen, Perloff - A monthly newsletter. Readers who need to know what's happening in all aspects of the market for collectible photographs - analysis, facts, and candid advice, news from dealers, galleries, auctions trade fairs and symposiums,
Luminous Lint

The leading collaborative knowledge-base for significant vintage and contemporary photography, the history of photography, for Collectors and Connoiseurs of Fine Photography
Royal Photographic Society
The Royal Photographic Society was founded in 1853 to promote the Art and Science of Photography, a mission it continues to this day in the United Kingdom
Henry Wilhelm is co-founder, president,
Research on the stability and preservation of traditional and digital color photographs and motion pictures. The company publishes brand name-specific permanence data for desktop and large-format inkjet printers and other digital printing devices. Wilhelm Imaging Research also provides consulting services to museums, archives, and commercial collections on sub-zero cold storage for the very long term preservation of still photographs and motion pictures.
Photo Historians - Google
Photographic Processes - Google
Photographic Preservation - Google
Photographic libraries - Google

Sign of the Times Historical Commentary on Digital

2007 - April, 15 - ToledoBlade Story

A basic rule: Newspaper photos must tell the truth

Allan Detrich, an award winning Blade photographer, resigned from the staff April 7 after admitting he digitally altered the content of a photograph that was published on The Blade's front page.

Article published Sunday, April 15, 2007 A REPORT TO OUR READERS
(article printed on WIPI with permission granted by
Ron Royhab, Vice President, Executive Editor Toledo Blade

2003  - April,  14 - Los Angeles Times

It Takes TWO
Archive 14, April 2003 Quarterly
Digital Enhancement, a new controversy in the History of Photography - Photojournalists and TV journalists (
Peter Arnett, Geraldo) seem to be tripping over themselves to make headlines. Read what some of the historians say about the Monday, March 31, Los Angeles Times Newspaper Cover photo by Brian Walski. Compare and see the images for yourself. Is it the first?