Dalkeith – Meet John Beaver

Photographer, inventor, and artist – John Beaver is currently teaching at Dalkeith Palace as part of the “Wisconsin in Scotland” initiative of the University of Wisconsin.

John Beaver and his work by B.Fletcher
John Beaver showing his work, by B.Fletcher

… sort-of inventions of what I call cyanonegative photography and ephemeral-process photography

John is the author of The Physics and Art of Photography – a three volume set of books detailing his photographic findings.

We have the opportunity to go out to Dalkeith to visit John on Monday the 22nd of July. The grounds of Dalkeith Palace are the perfect spot for a photowalk and picnic. Please email info@edinburghlofi.com to register interest. We will meet at 11am at Dalkeith Palace.

The LRT No.3 bus opporates on a roughly half hour schedule.

Member Spotlight – Olive Dean

Award winning photographer, Olive Dean finds creative insights in her beautifully tended garden. Working with natural UV from the sun she creates lumenographs, cyanotypes, cyanolumens and chemigrams.

Chemigram 1 photo by O.Dean
Chemigram by O.Dean
Sea and Sand Splash by O.Dean chemigram photo
Sea and Sand Splash, Chemigram
Chemigram 2 photo by O.Dean
Chemigram by O.Dean
Looping the loop a lumenograph by O.Dean
Looping the loop, lumenograph by O.Dean

Summer Outings 2019

Cove

The Sunday Summer Outings this year will be :-

  • 28th July – Lauriston Castle area.
  • 25th August – St Abbs and Cove
  • 29th September – Culross

Each outing will meet at 11am. Please see the individual itineraries nearer the time for specific meeting spots.

Lauriston Castle is reached by the LRT Davidson’s Mains Buses:  21, 41
and Silverknowes Terminus Buses:  16, 27, 29, 37

In August and September we will car pool so if you need a lift or a willing to give someone a lift please let us know.

Lunch venue recommendations for these areas are sought!