Monthly Archives: February 2012

The lads day out…

The lads day out…

I guess we think of tintypes and ambrotypes as mainly a Victorian photographic process but it was used well into the next century. Looking at these …

 

Gandolfi tripod revamped

Gandolfi tripod revamped

I bought this Gandolfi tripod of Feepay as I’d sold my last vintage wooden tripod and regretted it. This one is much more sturdy and …

 

Manchester Histories Festival

Manchester Histories Festival

Celebration Day 3rd March 2012 Manchester Town Hall 10.00am – 5.30pm I’ll be attending the Manchester Histories Festival Celebration Day at the Town Hall if anyone …

 

Remember this….

Remember this….

I have several plates sitting around my desk, I pick them up occasionally to reflect upon, this one was taken in the Polaroid passport camera. …

 

Scotland for the brave…

Scotland for the brave…

February probably isn’t the best time if year to spend a week in Scotland. We’d not been to “The Machars” before so wasn’t too sure …

 

Three young ladies outdoors.

Three young ladies outdoors.

This is a lovely crisp plate, shot outdoors, I do like plates that are shot elsewhere than the studio. Not sure if its a Wedding photograph …

 

A donkey ride

A donkey ride

Heres a lovely little tintype (2 1/2″ x 3 1/4″) bought in the UK, whether or not the family/plate originates from here is another matter. …

 

Curious Pursuits opening night

Curious Pursuits opening night

Thank you to everyone that turned out to the opening of Porter & Jenkinsons Curious Pursuits last night. It was a great start to a …

 

Sneak preview……

Sneak preview……

Well tomorrow is the opening event for the Porter & Jenkinson Curious Pursuits exhibition.  Curious Pursuits blog link I’ve re-framed some of the plates from the “Things …