Pinhole Day 28th April 2019

This years pinhole photo walk will take us around historic Musselburgh.

We will meet outside the Brunton auditorium (Ladywell Way, Musselburgh EH21 6AA) at 10:30am and meander through the historic and modern parts, also taking in the river and shore. The LRT buses 26, 30 and 44 stop just outside the Brunton.

We will have a stop for coffee at 11:30am and then go on to lunch about 1:30pm.

Everyone is welcome and we will have plenty of spare cameras and advice for first time pinhole photographers. Please email if you have any questions.

Check out our other pinhole photography posts for inspiration and DIYs.

From pinhole day 2018

Donate a postcard to #TAE19

Call for Artists – Twitter Art Exhibit: EDINBURGH, SCOTLAND #TAE19

OPEN TO ALL PROFESSIONAL & AMATEUR ARTISTS WORLDWIDE WORKING IN 2D MEDIUMS

Visit their site to register and donate.

Benefiting Art in Healthcare https://www.artinhealthcare.org.uk/  
Opening daySaturday 11th May 2019 5:30pm-8:30pm at
Out of the Blue Drill Hall. The show runs from May 11th to May 13th, 2019 and thereafter sales will continue online

SUBMISSION DEADLINES:
Monday 29th April 2019  – to be included in the exhibition.
12th April to be included in the TAE19 Catalogue.

Almanac Exhibition

Events gone by in past years herald those forthcoming in the new. Edinburgh LoFi’s new members exhibition – Almanac – uses traditional, alternative and lomographic photographic processes to record the weather, tides, star paths, seasonal events of the past calendar and personal journeys.

Almanac

2nd March (Saturday) to 29th March (Friday) 2019

Art and Design Department,
Central Library,
George IV Bridge,
Edinburgh

http://edinburghlofi.com/news/exhibitions/almanac/

The exhibition at the Art and Design Library contains work by:
Alan Borthwick
Sheila Borthwick
Olive Dean
Brittonie Fletcher
Mandy Kerr
Ali Millar
Graeme Pow
Elaine Robson
Roddy Shippin
John Sumpter
and “Uncredited”.

The Edinburgh LoFi group was started nine years ago at the Beyond Words photography bookshop to promote and explore film photography at its most amazing. The group is now run collectively.

Almanac – Mandy Kerr

Dundee and Tentsmuir

Wonderful weather for our final Summer Sunday photography outing of 2018.

We started under the Tay Bridge –

Tay BridgeBefore crossing to see the new V&A and having our usual modest lunch in Dundee city center!

 Victoria and Albert Museum Dundee

We rounded off the day by visiting Tentsmuir Forest and Beach for some seawater cyanotypes and exploration.

Tentsmuir beachShell CyanotypeRazor shell and seaweed cyanotype detailClam shell and seaweed cyanotype detail

 

Our next regular 2nd Tuesday monthly meeting  is on the 9th of October, everyone welcome. Bring your Russian Cameras and prints as it it Red October all month.

SS Explorer

Some details from the fascinating tour of the SS Explorer last weekend.

Find out how to join the society and help with their restoration plans at

http://ssexplorer.org/

If you have any photos for postcards etc. please email them in.

Our next photo-walk is on the 30th of September where we will celebrate Cyanotype Day in the Dundee Area.

Tour of SS Explorer – 11:30am 15th September

Tour of SS Explorer

The Last Steam Trawler

Saturday, 15th September.

An opportunity to take a tour of the photographically fascinating SS Explorer – one of the last steam trawlers in the world – a unique survivor of our maritime heritage. The SS Explorer Preservation Society are currently securing her future in the Edinburgh Dock, Leith.
 
See, read more about her here: http://ssexplorer.org/
RSVP by Wednesday 12th September to info@edinburghlofi.com
The Explorer will need to know how many folks to expect x2 days in advance.
 
Be Prepared:
Stout footwear with a good grip is absolutely essential!
Visitors must bring photo ID to show at the security gate.
 
On the Day:
Meet 11:30 sharp nearby port security cabin Bath Rd
Photography on-board is actively encouraged – but be aware that for security reasons Forth Ports forbid photography in the surrounding area, including the approach to the ship.
 
Tours are FREE – but the SSE Preservation Society are ever appreciative of visitors leaving donations towards their restoration efforts!