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Historic Fairfax photo archive trapped in Arkansas

Historic Fairfax photos trapped in Arkansas.

An interesting article recounting how Fairfax Media has lost control of its historical photo archive after the US-based company contracted to digitise the photos went into receivership leaving no clear indication as to where the photos are or if they can be retrieved. 58 more words


Making the most of it

The guest picture of the day is a fine crab apple tree, her pride and joy, sent to me by my Somerset correspondent Venetia.   I can see why she likes it. 789 more words


Now we are one

Today’s guest picture comes from my correspondent, Venetia who went to an NGS open day yesterday afternoon.  It was in East Harptree, on the northern slopes of the Mendip Hills.  627 more words


A visit to Edinburgh

Today’s guest picture was sent to me by Irving, one of our local camera club members.  He is visiting his son in Florida and found that he has a red cardinal nest by his front door. 593 more words


The Night at the Museum.

Now believe me, I was reluctant to use this as a form of research, admittedly its not a traditional way to approach a project in photography by analysing a popular film and it can’t really be called artist research but it relates heavily to what I am trying to portray. 485 more words


Archives 2.0: Saving the Past, Anticipating the Future

In November I attended the ‘Archives 2.0 Conference’ at the National Media Museum, Bradford, with a view to expanding my knowledge of photographic archival and curatorial practices. 745 more words

Visual Culture

Archiving: The Personal, the Professional and the Unknown Experience

I don’t usually use this space for personal entries, but sometimes, in archiving, the personal and the professional mix. While that can be a death sentence on public space and social media (if used incorrectly), there are times when the connection of the two can lead to a fascination rumination on career choices, life choices and philosophies. 1,700 more words

Critical Writing