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Merton Allen - Artist

Merton Allen Art

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I've been involved with photography since 1939, having been introduced to it at the 1939 New York City World's Fair.   I began shooting, printing, enlarging photos since I was 10 years old.   I started with an old Kodak box camera.   I used springs, electrical contacts and rubberbands to rig up the box camera's shutter to synchronize it to a homemade flashbulb holder, so I could photograph babies and toddlers, for pay, in their homes.   I saved my earnings to accumulate sufficient funds to purchased a Kodak 35mm camera outfit in 1944.   I continued this 'business'...more
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