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These Autochrome Photos from the 1920s and '30s Resulted in a Painting-Like Quality That Not Even Today's Best Instagram Filters Can Replicate

The method used to make these dreamy photographs resulted in a painting-like quality that not even today's best Instagram filters can replicate. Auguste and Louis Lumière were pioneers in photography. Legend has it that in 1895, when they premiered their first motion picture film of a train entering a station, audiences fled in terror, fearing they would be flattened by a "moving" train.
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