Information and discussion on all aspects of British photographic history
The National Media Museum in Bradford, part of the National Museum of Science and Industry, is looking for a Web Producer to lead the development of its website into a dynamic and world-leading online arena for inspiring involvement in the media.
With a background in either Web Content, Web Design, Web Development, or Web Project Management, you will understand how of all…
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The National Media Museum is one of the leading museums in the north of England, receiving over 500,000 visitors a year and we want you to contribute to our ongoing success.
We are expanding our team and looking for extrovert, engaging and entertaining communicators to fill these stimulating roles. With your excellent presentation and performance skills and your keen…
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A landmark exhibition, which shows previously unpublished material from the Wittgenstein Archives and examines the role and importance of photography in the Wittgenstein family, and in his philosophical work can be viewed in Cambridge until next week.
Wittgenstein had a great interest in photography. In his writings there are numerous references to photography, which…Continue
Added by Michael Wong on July 7, 2011 at 9:30 — No Comments
William McKinney was born at Sentry Hill in 1832. Besides being a farmer, McKinney was a man of many interests with an absorbing love of the countryside. This intense interest in his own locality was carried into his hobby of photography which he took up in the 1880's. He photographed not only his family and friends but also everyday life on the farm.…Continue
Added by Michael Wong on July 6, 2011 at 22:46 — No Comments
Mark Lampe, a respected commercial and artistic photographer, established the Tesla photographic studios in Wanganui (New Zealand) in 1908, having managed the Tasma studios in Hokitika after emigrating from Australia to New Zealand. He named the business after Nikolai Tesla, the eminent physicist, after whom a unit of light is called. Trained as an artistic photographer,…Continue
Added by Michael Wong on July 6, 2011 at 14:23 — No Comments
Edis (1876-1955) took up photography in 1900 when she was given her first camera by her sister. She opened her studio in Church Street Sheringham in 1905 and by 1910 her photographs were appearing in national newspapers. She was one of the first women to use the autochrome process, which was invented in France in 1907, and even patented her own autochrome viewer known as a…Continue
Added by Michael Wong on July 5, 2011 at 10:25 — No Comments
Could someone tell me why this photograph shows all these spots? Is it a failure of the photographer to process it correctly? What exactly did the photographer do wrong? Many carte de visites I have by the photographers Ferrier and Rock also show this. They can be seen online here at :…Continue
Added by Michael Pritchard on July 1, 2011 at 9:00 — No Comments
Added by Michael Pritchard on July 1, 2011 at 8:00 — No Comments