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The book is a 'Now and Then' book which explores the 3D stereo archive of keen Scottish amateur photographer Andrew Milne who travelled Scotland with his Stereo Victo camera between 1902 and 1905. Although an amateur, Andrew's image stand up well against many of the commercial images of Scotland made by more famous names.
There is a launch talk with 3D images on the…Continue
Added by Ian Wallace on October 1, 2018 at 22:00 — No Comments
My picture touches four periods of photography: The sitter is David Burder, Daguerreotype aficionado, being photographed by Dr Guy Brown using a freshly made collodion wet plate in the camera while being captured on a digital camera by…Continue
I heard about this interesting photographic archive on the radio today. Perhaps the images are not quite as old as many of the photographs discussed here but nevertheless this collection of photographs of life in Bolton just before the Second World War is fascinating.
All of these pictures were taken by Humphrey Spender as part of the first Mass Observation project…Continue
Added by Ian Wallace on February 25, 2013 at 20:00 — No Comments
Along with a group of other keenly interested visitors we were treated to a feast of wonderful Fox Talbot and Calotype treasures (Including access to the fantastic Hill and Adamson Album).
On the train in to London in the morning I typed Fox Talbot into my Kindle store search engine and was delighted to find the text of the Pencil of Nature can be downloaded as a free edition. Having just read Talbots narrative in which he looks forward in places far sightedly to the possibilities…Continue
For most of the last 10 years I've been working on a book about a Scottish amateur photographer by the name of Andrew Milne who was my great great uncle. The story and Andrews work may interest readers on this forum.
As I'm now able to claim some…Continue
Added by Ian Wallace on May 9, 2012 at 19:00 — No Comments
Some years ago I bought a this little badge as an interesting item of photographic history. I'm posting the picture here to see what comments fellow members of this forum might make. There are many interesting details about a number of the conventions on the Edinburgh photo website…Continue
Added by Ian Wallace on August 29, 2011 at 20:00 — No Comments