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 showing his work, by B.Fletcher
… sort-of inventions of what I call
and cyanonegative photography ephemeral-process photography
John is the author of
– a three volume set of books detailing his photographic findings. The Physics and Art of Photography
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 firstname.lastname@example.org to register interest. We will meet at 11am at Dalkeith Palace.
LRT No.3 bus opporates on a roughly half hour schedule.
The Sunday Summer Outings this year will be :-
28th July – Lauriston Castle area. 25th August – St Abbs and Cove – meet Cove Harbour Carpark 11am. 29th September – Culross – meet Culross Car Park 11am.
Each outing will meet at 11am in the main car park.
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!
Pinhole day 2019 photowalk – links and images.
Thanks to everyone who made it out on Sunday, great weather and company for producing a wide variety of pinhole images.
Group shot whilst having lunch at Crolla’s. One hour exposure on Illford MGFB paper in a 5×4 DIY box 0.38mm pinhole camera. E.Robson
Add your image from the day to
pinholeday.org. Work must be submitted to them by 31st May to be included in the 2019 on-line exhibition. (Select
Edinburgh LoFi in the gallery group option.)
Images added can be found in the
Edinburgh LoFi Gallery
Email images in for our website at any time, we all want to see the cameras made and how the images made turned out. DIY instructions, tips and tricks used welcome.
Ali’s and Donald’s images and cameras on their blogs.
Pinhole Image – From Musselburgh. Illford MGRC paper in a 5×5 DIY box 0.29mm pinhole camera A. Millar
Pinhole Vortoscope, Musselburgh. Kentmere 400 film, Olympus OM1n. D. Tainsh.
And from Graeme via Flickr –
Musselburgh, GALAXY HYPER SPEED Direct Positive Paper, Karlos No.10, G. Pow
This years pinhole photo walk will take us around
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.
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 day Saturday 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.
We will be having a little drinks reception to introduce the exhibition.
From 5:30pm 6th March.
Download a copy of the catalogue from the exhibition page.
We are pleased to announce the dates for our next group exhibition –
Saturday 2nd March to Friday 29th March 2019
Art and Design Library, Edinburgh Central Library, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh
We will be having a festive print swap at our next meeting on December 11th. Bring one photographic print no bigger than A4 to be randomly swapped on the evening. An anonymising envelope will be provided.
Also find out the results of the “loo-men” experiments!
Wonderful weather for our final Summer Sunday photography outing of 2018.
We started under the Tay Bridge –
Before crossing to see the new V&A and having our usual modest lunch in Dundee city center!
We rounded off the day by visiting
Tentsmuir Forest and Beach for some seawater cyanotypes and exploration.
regular 2nd Tuesday monthly meeting is on the 9th of October, everyone welcome. Bring your Russian Cameras and prints as it it all month. Red October