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Interesting take on 1900 trades

This rather rare children's book of poetry and lithographic illustrations relating to various kinds of employment - some quite unusual - was first published in Fleet St in London in 1900"


Added by Alan Pritchard on July 2, 2012 at 8:30 — No Comments

Emptying frames

Henderson, Neil

Empting frames. Animation Practice, Process & Production. Vol 1, No.1 (Mar 2011)

This short essay brings together some thoughts about two films, both of which take as their starting point the photographic still image and use film to expand and question the immobility of that image, teasing out small shifts and changes in its appearance. Candle and Tidal combine 16mm film…


Added by Alan Pritchard on November 23, 2011 at 9:26 — No Comments

Photographers contact sheets

Behind the contact sheet by Phil Coombes


"The contact sheet is often described as the photographer's sketch book. It is the result of those moments of exploration, moments spent waiting for a scene to develop before the final moment when, 'click', you know you've got the shot in the can. ... "


Added by Alan Pritchard on November 11, 2011 at 8:31 — No Comments

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