Monthly Archives: March 2016

Chlorophyl Leaf Print Result

This photograph is the result of my experiment with printing a negative onto a leaf using sunlight and the chlorophyll in the leaf,  I feel this has not worked very well with the type of leaf used, possibly it could … Continue reading

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work placement over summer

I have managed to arrange working a few hours per week over the summer break at Hayhursts Camera shop in Nelson, working on modern printing and developing techniques for colour and blac and white film, along with working in a … Continue reading

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Ramsbottom Chocolate Festival

Some photographs from Ramsbottom Chocolate Festival on sunday 21 March 2016 and accompanying duck race contestants.  

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The method explained Another example of a daguerreotype In a daguerreotype, the image is exposed directly onto a copper sheet that’s been covered with a mirror-smooth surface of silver which has in turn been coated with silver halide particles. The … Continue reading

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Gold Print

For this image I decided to print a B&W photograph onto gold paper, this was done after seeing gold photographic quality paper advertised on ebay, I decided to see for myself what the print would look like. the image i … Continue reading

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Chlorophyll Print

This method of printing a photograph is one I read about on the internet somewhere, with placing negatives on a leaf between two sheets of glass to keep it steady along with a bag of water to feed the leaf … Continue reading

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Seville Trip

Department trip to Sevilla and Arcos.  40 of my best photographs from this visit.  

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Making a traditional print from a digital image

For this I first chose an image I had taken with my digital camera converted the photograph to black & white in software, did any fine touches in paint shop pro photo editing suite, before using the option to turn … Continue reading

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Colour print to mirrored acrylic

for this photograph, I obtained some adhesive acetate and printed directly onto this in colour using my inkjet printer at home, this was then positioned and heated slightly before carefully sticking onto a clean mirrored peice of A4 acrylic a … Continue reading

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William Klein

William Klein American, 1928- An international jury at Photokina 1963 voted William Klein one of the 30 most important photographers in the medium’s history. He became famous in Europe immediately upon publication of his strikingly intense book of photographs, Life … Continue reading

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