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Calendars - 8 July 2020

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8 July 2006 The largest photograph (negative) ever made was created using an aircraft hanger as a vast pinhole camera at the El Toro Marine Base, Orange County, California. At 11 o'clock the 110‘ long canvas was exposed for 35 minutes. (The Legacy Project) 
 
  
Vladimir Brunton (1961, 8 July - ) was born. Czech contemporary photographer. 
  
Gilles Caron (1939, 8 July - 1970, 5 April) was born - France, Neuilly-sur-Seine. French photojournalist who photographed the war in Biafra, Troubles of Northern Ireland, the invasion of Czechoslovakia, Vietnam and Cambodia where he dissappeared. 
  
Beniamino Facchinelli (1839, 8 July - 1895, 29 November) was born. Photographer active ion Cairo who photographed The Nile, archaeological sites, the sites of Cairo and museum objects. The Bibliothèque Nationale de France has a collection of his photographs. 
  
Francis Leopold McClintock (1819, 8 July - 1907, 17 November) was born - Ireland, County Louth, Dundalk, Seatown Terrace. Officer in the Royal Navy who searched for the lost Sir John Franklin and several expeditions. He took calotypes with Dr. David Walker of the Fox during one of these expeditions. 
  
Adolphe Ernest Orr (1861, 8 July - ?) was born.  
  
Sigismund Blumann (1872, September - 1956, 8 July) died - US, CA, Oakland.  
  
Brassaï (1899, 9 September - 1984, 8 July) died. French sculptor, writer, draughtsman and photographer.
 
There are currently over 1,400 high resolution scans of the work of Brassaï held by the Réunion des musées nationaux (RMN) - Agence photographique (http://www.photo.rmn.fr/cf/More... 
  
Dean Brown (1936, 10 July - 1973, 8 July) died - US, ME, Portland.  
  
Catherine Leroy (1944 - 2006, 8 July) died - US, CA, Santa Monica. French-born war photographer who recorded the Vietnam War for LIFE. She later worked for the Gamma and Sipa photo agencies and sold work to The Associated Press and United Press International. In addition to the Vietnam War she recorded the More... 
  
Clarence H. White (1871, 8 April - 1925, 8 July) died - Mexico. American photographer. Early on he was a pictorialist and elected to the ‘Linked Ring‘ in 1900 and a member of the ‘Photo-Secession‘. He worked closely with the Photo-Secession photographers and taught photography at More...
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