Archive for the 'Film and Darkroom Group Group'

LIP Film and Darkroom Group May 2019 Meeting

This month’s meeting continued to surprise us all, with the sheer variety of formats, processes and subject matter that our members are drawn to. Ian Turnbull began by showing us a very unusual camera he’d kindly brought in – a Widelux F7, which uses a 26mm lens focussing through a horizontally moving vertical slit, to […]

LIP Film and Darkroom Group April 2019 meeting

For various reasons, this month’s meeting followed on just 10 days from the last one, which did give an unexpected lift to the feeling of continuity. Beverley Nelson began, with the interesting case of what happens when black & white and colour print films are both processed together in the same tank. The group was […]

LIP Film and Darkroom Group March 2019 Meeting

Continuing with last month’s format, the first member to show and talk about their work was the very experienced Charlie Milligan, whose photography mainly falls into the area of reportage and social documentary. The first series Charlie showed us was taken in 1993, of coal miners at work, and he was able to spend two […]

LIP Film and Darkroom Group February 2019 meeting

We were straight in to the agreed meeting format this month, beginning with Sam Tanner showing and telling us about some of his work – a selection from hospitals and the care system, for which Sam was happy to acknowledge that Eugene Smith had been the starting point many years ago. He also showed us […]

Film and Darkroom Group January 2019 Meeting

In early November last year, an email from LIP’s membership secretary was sent out, asking if members were interested in a new special interest group to cover traditional film and darkroom based photography. The proposer, Ted Kinsey, followed up with a questionnaire, designed to gauge the particular areas of interest and availability of potential participants. […]