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Hello all,I am extremely keen to get my wetplate practice up and running by this summer but have been stopped in my tracks by buying a dud 19C camera.I know this forum has not got many practitioners…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Gavin Maitland Apr 22, 2013.
I know this is a stupid question and I ask only on behalf of a friend but does anyone out there know of anyone who would take a commission for a Dagguereotype portrait? A friend is very keen to have…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Terry King Jul 17, 2012.
Hi there,I have just acquired a batch of strange photographs from the 70's that I am trying to pinpoint the location of where they where taken. Please have a look at the image and if you have any…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Gavin Maitland Jun 28, 2012.
I am seriously interested in learning to make Tintypes in the original way or as close as I can get. Is there anybody on this site who practices the art of Tintyping or perhaps knows somebody that…Continue
Started this discussion. Last reply by Gavin Maitland Apr 23, 2012.
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"The Abused Tintype: The Tintype was a form of early photography that was extremely popular in the mid nineteenth century. It was cheap to produce and versatile enough to be sent in the post as the image was printed onto Japanned metal. However, partly due…Continue
Posted on July 21, 2015 at 16:00 — 4 Comments
ARK PRESS is a publishing platform and website which seeks to save and promote vernacular photographs relating to all areas of British social history. We will be having a mini-pop-up show of images from the ARK at Bristol's Parlour Showrooms this Friday and Saturday. Come down anytime between 10am and 8pm or join us on Friday night from 5pm for a drinks and social reception at 31/31a College Green Bristol BS1 5TB
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Posted on August 29, 2013 at 19:00
This Thursday the 8th August see the inaugural meeting in what hopes to be a regular event exploring the history of photography and the application of alternative photographic processes, taking place at Double Negative Dark Rooms, 178A Glyn Road, Hackney, E5 0JE.
At 7pm, there will be informal talks from;
Posted on August 5, 2013 at 20:00
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