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Bradford to the V&A
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The recent reports the RPS collection is returning to London is good news. However, I will need to rewrite my recent rant in my forthcoming book on Lyddell Sawyer. Many years ago, befor the internet,…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Steve Lightfoot Mar 15, 2016.

Copyright of Photography
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Is there anyone out there that has a good grasp of photographic copyright. 1. Does it expire 70 years after the death of the photographer?2. Is it possible to acquire the copyright of images that…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Geoff Lowe Feb 26, 2013.

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Publication: Lyddell Sawyer (1856-1927), photographer

At long last my book on Lyddell Sawyer is here! Printed and Published! It has over eighty illustrations, 115 pages and 18000 words. Beautifully digitally printed with a soft cover. The price which will barely cover the costs is £15.00 plus the usual postage and packing.If anyone would like a copy please let me know.…See More
Dec 6, 2016
Steve Lightfoot replied to Geoff Lowe's discussion Bradford to the V&A
"The right place surely is where the public have access to see and find out more about these collections. Where they can carry out research and where the staff are knowledgeable about what is in the collection. We are living in the 21st century, the…"
Mar 15, 2016
Stephen Bottomore replied to Geoff Lowe's discussion Bradford to the V&A
"'The Times' newspaper today (Monday 7 March) published a letter from many eminent photographers and others who want to try and stop the transfer of the RPS collections from Bradford to London. I can only hope that the letter is…"
Mar 8, 2016
Geoff Lowe commented on Michael Pritchard's blog post National Media Museum changes direction as collections move to V&A London
"At last the RPS collection is coming home, and at last the V&A have become aware of photography. They should never have let it go to Bradford and they should never have rejected the opportunity to house the Gernsheim collection. A collection…"
Feb 4, 2016
Geoff Lowe posted a discussion

Bradford to the V&A

The recent reports the RPS collection is returning to London is good news. However, I will need to rewrite my recent rant in my forthcoming book on Lyddell Sawyer. Many years ago, befor the internet, I wrote a letter enquiring if there were any Sawyers in the collection, the reply there weren't any. Thirty years later I discovered there were several important images by him. Although at Bradford they were unaware of it.So three cheers for the V&A at last realizing that photography is very…See More
Feb 3, 2016
Geoff Lowe commented on Michael Pritchard's blog post Publication: Thomas Keith and John Forbes White
"Hello John, the new book looks lovely - put me down for the first edition. Cheers Geoff Lowe"
Jan 13, 2015
Geoff Lowe replied to Geoff Lowe's discussion Copyright of Photography
"Well thanks for that, Alex, Michael & Giles - I have read with interest your postings and am still wondering if I am any the wiser! What the discussion does show is that we all need some simplification of the laws regarding copyright and…"
Feb 26, 2013
Giles Hudson replied to Geoff Lowe's discussion Copyright of Photography
"There is such a quagmire of conflicting statutes and judgements on these issues that, in my view, none of the questions can be answered with any certainty at all. The situation is certainly not as clear cut, alas, as the author of the article…"
Feb 25, 2013
Michael Pritchard replied to Geoff Lowe's discussion Copyright of Photography
"Alex provides a good summary. Item 7 is interesting. The following was posted in another newsgroup:  Following Lee's earlier posting I took a look at the journal Art Documentation which contains a number of fascinating articles (I was…"
Feb 25, 2013
Alex Novak replied to Geoff Lowe's discussion Copyright of Photography
"Geoff, I am not an attorney and I would certainly contact one with copyright background, so keep that in mind when reviewing the following information. 1. It can expire 75 years after the death of the artist.  But there are both ways for the…"
Feb 24, 2013
Geoff Lowe posted a discussion

Copyright of Photography

Is there anyone out there that has a good grasp of photographic copyright. 1. Does it expire 70 years after the death of the photographer?2. Is it possible to acquire the copyright of images that comply with Fig.1 ?3. Are regulations international?As Neg/Pos photography means that it is possible to have duplicates can any one person or organisation own the copyright?Does the owner of a Daguerrotype own the copyright? As it is a one off.Has there been any test cases?I have heard that some…See More
Feb 11, 2013
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Tynemouth Priory

"Ah! So this must be taken from the sea end. Yes?"
Jan 27, 2013
Geoff Lowe commented on Paul Cordes's photo
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Tynemouth Priory

"Hi! Paul, This looks quite early, 1860s I should think. Bit cold at Tynemouth recently!  Regards, Geoff Lowe."
Jan 24, 2013
Geoff Lowe commented on Michael Pritchard's blog post Birmingham awarded £162k for photography network
"Brilliant!  And really central compared with Bradford. What are they doing up there?"
Dec 13, 2012
Paul Cordes left a comment for Geoff Lowe
"Hello Geoff, I will be at the Photofair in February and look forward to viewing your list. Best Regards Paul"
Dec 29, 2011
Paul Cordes left a comment for Geoff Lowe
"Hello Geoff, it would be nice to see the photographs you have of Newcastle if that is possible. Thanks Paul"
Oct 27, 2011

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Publication: Lyddell Sawyer (1856-1927), photographer

At long last my book on Lyddell Sawyer is here! Printed and Published! It has over eighty illustrations, 115 pages and 18000 words. Beautifully digitally printed with a soft cover. The price which will barely cover the costs is £15.00 plus the usual…

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At 23:01 on December 29, 2011, Paul Cordes said…

Hello Geoff,

I will be at the Photofair in February and look forward to viewing your list.

Best Regards

Paul

At 17:42 on October 27, 2011, Paul Cordes said…

Hello Geoff, it would be nice to see the photographs you have of Newcastle if that is possible.

Thanks Paul

 
 
 

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