“A three second exposure meant that subjects had to stand very still to avoid being blurred, and holding a smile for that period was tricky. As a result, we have a tendency to see our Victorian ancestors as even more formal and stern than they might have been.”
Toby Greenwell Extra, extra, read all about it! Hoping to some day have his name emblazoned on the byline, Toby Greenwell is paying his dues in the newspaper business with sweat on his brow and ink on his hands. Hawking the early morning edition under the hissing gas lamps, this spunky self-starter spends the afternoons sharpening his who-what-why-when-where skills in hopes of becoming an ace reporter.