British photographic history

Information and discussion on all aspects of British photographic history

Gilly Read FRPS's Blog (2)

Information request: Carte-de-visite from Barnsley

Can anyone tell me anything about this carte-de-visite showing a montage of portrait images mainly of men but including one woman at the bottom of the carte. She and the man beside her look to me to be from a different era to the other images. 

It is credited to by Wilson and Bullock, Gordon Terrace, Barnsley.

I suppose it could show the great…


Added by Gilly Read FRPS on May 24, 2021 at 21:00 — 5 Comments

Adolf Morath

In the 1960's I had left college and worked part time as an assistant to Adolf Morath photographing industrial subjects. Mainly running around and changing the flash bulbs in the multi fash heads he had specially designed for him. He sometimes used the Bowens heads but prefered the ones he had designed himself.

I remeber him taking portaits with these lighte and being amazed that he could aim the lights so accuratley. (with no modelling lights).

For his industrial work he set…


Added by Gilly Read FRPS on June 29, 2020 at 12:00 — No Comments

© 2023   Created by Michael Pritchard.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service