Monthly Archives: August 2012

Solfest 2012 and the two that got away….

Solfest 2012 and the two that got away….

We’ve just got back from a very muddy Solfest. I had taken along the wet plate gear in the back of the van but the weather …

 

Opalotypes…. maybe

Opalotypes…. maybe

Well these two arrived today as promised. A little something different from the usual tintypes and ambrotypes. These, I think, are opalotypes and are whole …

 

One heck of a beard…

One heck of a beard…

I bought these two tins off Feepay for next to nothing, mainly for this chap with the beard, he really does have some character. Its about …

 

Adoration of the Magi tapestry by Edward Burne-Jones (Morris & Co)

Adoration of the Magi tapestry by Edward Burne-Jones (Morris & Co)

A few months ago I had the pleasure of photographing this fantastic tapestry for Special Collections of Manchester Metropolitan University. The original tapestry was commissioned in …

 

  I’m not one for blowing my own trumpet but I was really pleased to see one of my Temperance images was selected as Photo of …

 

Stay out of the sun…

Stay out of the sun…

Here two recent tintypes I’ve added to my collection. One is of a fair skinned young lady, the other is of, well I’m not too sure …

 

Wet Plate Jamboree 2012 – Dundee, New York

Wet Plate Jamboree 2012 – Dundee, New York

Firstly I’d like to thank everyone that made us feel so welcome at the Jamboree. We had a great time. And a special thank you …

 

I’ve got a Top Hat and I’m not afraid to use it.

I’ve got a Top Hat and I’m not afraid to use it.

Heres great little plate in a CDV holder

 

The Morning Star – July 21st 2012

The Morning Star – July 21st 2012

Well I never, its amazing where ones images end up. The PHM emailed me to say that one of my images was used in the …

 

SurfLand, Revisited 2006-2011 at Rick West Fine Art, New York

SurfLand, Revisited 2006-2011 at Rick West Fine Art, New York

I had emailed Joni to see if she was in NY city whilst I was there as she lives in Brooklyn. Unfortunately she was out …