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FROM JOYS OF SUMMER TO ROYAL COURT PHOTOGRAPHER – Peter Elfelt, the pioneer of Danish film

The photographer who documented foreign dignitaries and pranks at the top of the stairs Photographer and film director, known as the first movie pioneer in Denmark, Peter Elfelt https://www.dfi.dk/en/english/peter-elfelt-pioneer-danish-film was born in Helsingør on a January day, in 1866, becoming apprenticing in photography in Hillerød, also having studyng with a camera builder. In 1893, he opened his own atelier in …

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