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You may not know this but their bassist, Colin Greenwood, has an interest in analogue processes and 19th century photography. Radiohead approached Sebastian Edge, a UCA Maidstone graduate with a distinction in MA Fine Art, to work on their publicity photograph for The King of Limbs LP. The black and white print was captured on glass using 19th century processing techniques and a large home-made camera.
Now the world-famous group, fronted by Thom Yorke, has given permission for Sebastian to sell prints of the image to fund a project to safeguard traditional photography techniques, known as the North London Darkroom. It is based on Milmead Road, Tottenham Hale, and houses specialist equipment and materials for those interested in hand-made photographic and printing techniques. You can read the rest of the article here.
Photo: Sebastian Edge's Radiohead photo.
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