Yet another image from our archives. Taken in 1987 in Warriston – Edinburgh. Once again our muse was Alison, one of our most favourite models. Shot on 10×8 negative with the 12″ Dagor on TMax 100 and printed on Record Rapid paper using my DeVere cold cathode head. Split toned then a variety of gold/sepia/copper [...]
Faye and I have been incredibly busy for the past couple of weeks but looking and hoping for a slightly quieter week ahead so we can catch up on several ideas and projects. First we have the first of a series of 4 workshops at Loxley Colour and places for this are now very limited [...]
Ok, another blast from the past. Today we have an image taken by my grandfather in 1930 which was awarded the ‘Picture of the Year’ by the Royal Academy of Professional Photographers. The image depicts the Master, Treasurer and Assistants of the Company of Merchants. Any ideas how it was taken?
Came across this image recently and thought it may be of interest. It shows my grandfather undertaking a panoramic group photograph, could be an Edinburgh University Medical Graduation or perhaps one of the Merchant Company Schools. When I joined the business in 1969 we were still using the camera and I remember vividly processing the, [...]