Even to a modern viewer, daguerreotypes have an aura of otherworldliness that is not inherent to other photographic mediums.
Many of us have scanners and simple photo editing software on our home computers. Enlarging a print correctly and at high quality means calculating the size you want the new print to be before you even scan it.
Not too long ago, it you wanted to enlarge a photo, you would have needed a negative. How does photo enlargement work, both analog and digital? And if you want a photo enlarged now, how do you get it done?
Inspired by the success of other vintage image curators, and with my background in fine arts, I decided to start a little side project called Picurious.