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Katie Cookie in “Arrangements in Black and Grey” Show at Fox Talbot Museum

Posted May 10, 2013 in Exhibitions + Pinhole

Photon Detector favorite Katie Cooke is showing some of her pinhole work at the Fox Talbot Museum: Visit our upper gallery to see our current photography exhibition. ‘Arrangements in Black and Grey’ invites you to explore the relevance of black and white photography in the 21st century through a collection of beautiful images from six […]

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Katie Cooke’s "Balancing Act" pinhole show, Edinburgh

Posted June 23, 2010 in Exhibitions + Pinhole

Relentlessly awesome photographer Katie Cooke‘s Balancing Act series of pinhole photographs opens 3 July, 2010 at Axolotl, Edinburgh, Scotland, and runs for the month. Cooke writes, “This is a show of my long exposure self portrait pinhole photographs, mostly from the Balancing Act series that I made between 2006 and 2007, exploring the gain, loss, […]

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Police delete London tourists’ photos "to prevent terrorism"

Posted April 24, 2009 in Random

Like most visitors to London, Klaus Matzka and his teenage son Loris took several photographs of some of the city’s sights, including the famous red double-decker buses. More unusually perhaps, they also took pictures of the Vauxhall bus station, which Matzka regards as "modern sculpture". But the tourists have said they had to return home […]

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Photographing police in the UK may now be a crime

Posted February 16, 2009 in Random

From today, anyone taking a photograph of a police officer could be deemed to have committed a criminal offence. That is because of a new law – Section 76 of the Counter Terrorism Act – which has come into force. It permits the arrest of anyone found “eliciting, publishing or communicating information” relating to members […]

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Free film offer from Fujifilm UK (London only)

Posted July 11, 2008 in Product News

The Fujifilm Professional Newsletter says: Process 10 rolls of any brand of 120 colour negative film at London-based pro lab Genesis Imaging and receive a free 5 roll pack of either Fujicolor PRO160S, PRO160C or PRO400H 120 colour negative film. The Fujicolor PRO Series offers an exceptional range of professional colour negative films to suit […]

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Katie Cooke’s large format street photography

Posted September 14, 2007 in Random

Katie Cooke talks to Haje Jan Kamps about shooting large format street portraits in the thick of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Read the article at PhotoCritic.org

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UK & IRE Photography Jobs Finder Web site launches

Posted August 23, 2007 in Random

Photography Jobs Finder press release: Photography Jobs Finder launches to provide the photography industry with its first dedicated recruitment website for job seekers and employers. In a recent survey of 78 people working within the photography field 59 stated they had experienced problems when searching online for work and found it a time consuming process. […]

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New Fuji Velvia 50 film released in the UK

Posted June 4, 2007 in Product News

According to Fuji’s choose-film.com Web site, the new Velvia 50 slide film has been released in the UK. As best as I can tell, it’s also available in Japan, but not yet in North America.

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Pinhole workshop at Zoom In, London, UK

Posted January 10, 2007 in Pinhole + Workshops

The not-for-profit Zoom In Photography School are having a pinhole workshop at their location in Clapham. Their course prospectus begins: The Pinhole Photography course is a fun way to learn and demystify the mechanics of your camera. Deliberately structured to help you understand your own camera better but also providing essential skills in those who […]

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Beer can pinhole camera making workshop with Justin Quinnell

Posted December 7, 2006 in Workshops

Noted photographer Justin Quinnell is hosting two free pinhole photography workshops. Make a camera from a beer can "emptied by the photographer himself!". Dates are 18 and 20 Dec, 2006, from 1–3pm at the Bristol City Museum & Art Gallery on Queens Road in Bristol, UK. Via Pinhole Visions

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