Information and discussion on all aspects of British photographic history
Added by Michael Pritchard on January 12, 2011 at 17:30 — No Comments
The second volume of Quaritch's series on the history of photography in China is now available. The History of Photography in China: Western Photographers 1861-1879 is the most extensive general survey, in any language, of Western photographers who began working in China in the 1860s and 1870s.…Continue
Added by Michael Pritchard on November 29, 2010 at 17:00 — No Comments
The Optical Magic Lantern Journal and Photographic Enlarger (OMLJ) was a British trade monthly that appeared from 1889 to 1903 and had a remit covering the magic lantern and illumination through to photography and the world of early cinema. The OMLJ featured news and opinions from each of the worlds and through its correspondence and advertising pages provides a unique insight into each of these areas at an important point in their history.
The publication only…Continue
Added by Michael Pritchard on September 18, 2010 at 10:47 — No Comments
After more than 150 years the British Journal of Photography is to cease weekly publication and will return to being a monthly. Established in 1854 as a monthly, the BJ went fortnightly in 1857 and then weekly in 1864. The 3 March 2010 issue will be the first of a redsigned monthly magazine. The move leaves Amateur Photographer (established 1884) as the only weekly British photographic magazine.
Changing market conditions and the growth of the internet have…Continue
Added by Michael Pritchard on February 26, 2010 at 11:30 — No Comments