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Images wanted of 'Abused Tintypes'.

Hello, I am writing an article on what I am calling the 'Abused Tintype' - short bit of explanatory blurb below:

"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…

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Added by Gavin Maitland on July 21, 2015 at 16:00 — 4 Comments

Ark Press Pop-up Exhibition

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

“I love saving things…

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Added by Gavin Maitland on August 29, 2013 at 19:00 — No Comments

First London Alternative Photography Collective Meeting:

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;

  • Seb Sussman, founder of the Double Negative Darkrooms. …
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Added by Gavin Maitland on August 5, 2013 at 20:00 — No Comments

Help needed with magazine citation:

I am writing an article for a newish photography publication in Bristol. the article I am writing is on early street photography and I was hoping to use some images by some well known and lesser known street photographers. Does anyone know how it works with reproducing photographs in this way? Do you just need to cite the image source or would I/the magazine need to pay for the use? If anybody knows anything about this sort of thing i would appreciate a professional opinion as I am rather new… Continue

Added by Gavin Maitland on September 22, 2011 at 19:16 — 2 Comments

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