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What do those who are deeply involved in photography think about Luminous-Lint?
Luminous-Lint is unparalleled in its depth and quality of photo-historical content for photography curators, artists and photo-aficionados the world over. (Graham Howe, CEO and owner, Curatorial Assistance, Pasadena)
Luminous-Lint is an essential resource for understanding photography. As John Cloake, a UK collector, wrote "it feels like a commonwealth allowing collectors and enthusiasts to contribute in a minor way to the research effort."
I like going back to Luminous-Lint because: it is an extremely well written and well documented site incorporating many photo collections, and highlighting special clusters within the field. (Els Barents, Director, Huis Marseille Museum voor Fotografie)
Simply the most complete online source for information about the history of photography. (Robert Hirsch, Photo-historian, photographer and author of numerous books on photography)
Luminous-Lint is, in my experience, the most comprehensive history of photography resource on the internet, far surpassing what you'd find in any one book. The level of detail in the research is astounding. I have yet to find a similar site that matches it. (Karl Baden, Boston College)
I refer to Luminous-Lint frequently to get a better and deeper visual understanding of photographic history; to look for new work and ideas. I also refer students - it is simply the most comprehensive and accessible database of it‘s kind. (Neil Folberg, Photographer and owner, Vision Gallery, Jerusalem, Israel)
I adore Luminous Lint because it is a reliable source for accurate information on subjects both mainstream and quirky in the world of photography. Also because it organizes knowledge in a non-linear fashion which encourages creative, out-of-the-box thinking. (Barbara Tannenbaum, Curator of Photography, Cleveland Museum of Art)
I hope that you will join in as we continue to improve Luminous-Lint for the benefit of all and I welcome your suggestions.