Objective : to capture the Praying Hands of Mary in Glen Lyon on the eve of the summer solstice. So, on the evening of June 21st Jamie and myself planned a leisurely stroll up the hill with a few bags of kit for this rather special evening. What actually happened was begging favour from a… Continue reading Summer Solstice in Glen Lyon
So, after months of planning and preparation our first collective event has come and gone and it has to be said was extremely successful. The brief to ourselves was to simply capture a handful of Perthshire based artists using our preferred analogue photography format and present each one in our individual style of photographic process… Continue reading Portrait of an Artist – event revue
… simple, because it’s a plate covered with some wet and rather smelly chemicals that is placed into the camera. There is something incredibly alluring about the smell of darkroom chemicals, to those that are not into traditional ways of working the wiffs emanating from a room that’s been turned into a photo lab can… Continue reading … so why do they call it a wet plate ?
‘Talking Heads, 1981’. Apart from having a darkroom setup as a teenager (that was a few years ago !) this whole analogue photography experience is for me something relatively new. I have on occasions over the years put a few rolls of film through my old 35mm cameras that were kept for sentimental reasons but… Continue reading How did I get here …….?
Jamie, Jo and I have been threatening to work on a collaborative project for years so when we had the opportunity to share in something we all feel passionate about, an exhibition to celebrate Analogue Photography then it seemed that our destiny had arrived….