Monthly Archives: June 2015

Daguerreotype siblings

Daguerreotype siblings

Heres¬†another lovely daguerreotype I’ve added to the collection, of a young boy and his sister. Its in excellent condition but a little dusty inside, I’ll …

 

The Brierley Family

The Brierley Family

These two ambrotypes were for sale at a local auction house, I had left a commission bid and had surprisingly won when I checked my …

 

Photography for Girls 1884

Photography for Girls 1884

Today I was sent this image file by the archivist at MMU Special Collections. He came across it whilst carrying out some research in their …

 

T-MAX100 in the Bessa 66

T-MAX100 in the Bessa 66

I put a quick roll through the Bessa 66 at work. Exposures were “guesstimates” and then when I was scanning these in I remembered the …

 

Frank meet Bessy

Frank meet Bessy

In my continual search for a smaller 6×6 rangefinder, this little beauty arrived on my desk this week. A Voigtlander Bessa 66. My usual go to medium …

 

Mrs Lewthwaite & William Lewthwaite

Mrs Lewthwaite & William Lewthwaite

My heart sank when I opened this recent purchase. The sound of glass rattling about is never a good sign. Luckily it was only the …

 

Photobulletin Magazine – Bulgaria – Veneta Zaharieva

Photobulletin Magazine – Bulgaria – Veneta Zaharieva

I have just returned from two weeks in Portugal to find lots of parcels and goodies on my work desk. Mostly vintage plates, plate holders, …