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A Sapper in Flanders book now on sale at £7.50

The Sapper book is going well and getting a lot of press. BBC, Telegraph, Hereford and Daily Mail so far. This should be of…See More
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"Finally, re Len festival last November at Aberystwth we have begun work on our Jfor and Joy Thomas book - Guildford School of Photography"
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"The next book, a joint venture, 'A Sapper in Flanders' contains photographs from WW1. details machinedraw@btconnect.com Nov 2013"
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"Just published my latest book 'Art by Machine' which has in it many drawings with light. Details from machinedraw@btconnect.com. Nov 2013"
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Michael Smallman commented on Jack Tait's blog post Re item 103
"By its dimensions, I think it might accept a 6x9 negative i.e. one frame of 8 on a roll of 120 film"
Jan 21, 2013
Alex Tymków MA ARPS commented on Jack Tait's blog post Re item 103
"These were called Actinometers, as Jack says for making test strips. They were used for 'sun printing' or in the darkroom. "
Jan 20, 2013
Jack Tait replied to Damian Hughes's discussion British Photographic Education 1945-60
"Hi Damian, I seem to remember sending you info re a few of your points but can not find them on the site so here they are again. 4. We have extensive data re the whole nature of Ifor's course, so much that you would need to contact us direct.…"
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Jack Tait commented on Michael Pritchard's blog post Postwar photographic education in Britain
"Many thanks Michael for adding the PDF files for researcher's information. Hope it helps and would welcome enquiroes and general feedback. Jack"
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"My Doctorate of Professional Practice was confirmed on Thursday May 26th 2011. Programmable Analogue Drawing Machines."
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"Hi Shironaya, The picture you commented on was of a much loved teacher of colour photography from the famous Guildford School of Photography. This picture shows him at 82 years old on a visit to the Falmouth Maritime museum. Welcome to the British…"
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A Sapper in Flanders book now on sale at £7.50

The Sapper book is going well and getting a lot of press. BBC, Telegraph, Hereford and Daily Mail so far. This…

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Posted on January 30, 2014 at 10:30

Re item 103

Looks like a contact frame for doing a test strip either in 0.3 log progression i.e. 2,4 8 16 or possibly 0.15 log.

Will be interested in views form other ancient photographers who used these things back in the days when we  had darkrooms. 

Posted on January 20, 2013 at 10:27 — 2 Comments

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