The last few years I have been occupied with making the equipment used for making daguerreotypes, but recently returned to my roots in the genre with this case. Black Moroccan goatskin with brass inset book clasps. In the past I’ve made these … Continue reading
Author Archives: Alan
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
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.