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How to cheat at 1860s photography...

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You won't believe the things they used to do to get the perfect pioneer portrait:  head clamps, explosive chemicals and appointments based solely on how much sun was in the sky.

Tony Long has enjoyed a lifelong interest in photography and spent 31 years using 1860s style cameras at Sovereign Hill.

We started by asking how a Rokewood farmer got this very unique job at the Red Hill Photographic Rooms...

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Check out Tony in this promotional video ...