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
One of the joys of the home office is getting parcels. Usually its art supplies with a catalogue thrown in which makes for a good read. This morning though it was a fed ex box from a european client with … Continue reading
This stereo has had a rough life but is still stunning to see in 3D. It is a unusual in that it is a single clad plate rather two. The original cover glass was broken and in 1999 a replacement … Continue reading
These are the plates that I have sent to Bry Sur Marne for the international contemporary daguerreotypes exhibit commemorating 170 years since the announcement of the process.
A French style stereo of a Pataka ( traditional Maori food storage house). Though I’ve had the stereo attachment for my sixth plate camera since I had it made, this is the first successful stereo I’ve taken. It is housed … Continue reading