The 19th of August just past was the 175th anniversary of the detailing of the daguerreotype process, marking the beginning of the photography industry. To mark the occasion I had a photographica display at a local photo store and took … Continue reading
Author Archives: Alan
I have applied my newly developed minimalist book clasp to a couple of new cases recently. A sixth plate moroccan for the the National Gallery of Victoria and a monocular case for orphaned stereo image, the case included a passé … Continue reading
A recent sixth plate of a cemetery angel now cased. The case has a new style of closure – a external book clasp. I used to make these before where the foot of the clasp was on the outside of … Continue reading
A fashion/lifestyle magazine in my part of the country has published a piece on my work. It is my second bit of mainstream media coverage this year (other one was in the nationally syndicated Sunday magazine) and the fourth publication … Continue reading
The main construction of the darkroom has finished, fine tuning and fitting out are next on the agenda; a buffing paddle warmer, polishing station, waste water plumbing for the sink and storage for all the small equipment necessary.
One of my images graces the cover of a French quarterly revue of art and literature. Â The latest issue focuses on Aotearoa/ New Zealand and I was most pleased to have a couple of my images selected for it.