As we celebrate all things pinhole photography in the month leading up to Worldwide Pinhole Photography Day on the Sunday the 26th of April our exhibition opens online! New work will be added each day.
Let There Be Lightis inspired by the motto carved above Edinburgh Central Library‘s main doors. Carnegie insisted this was placed above the entrance to every library he funded and the motto is as suitable for illumination through learning as it is for photography, a medium designed to record light.
While we are sad that our photographic prints can not be viewed as physical objects at this time we hope to bring them to you at a later date as Part 2 of this exhibition, which is tentatively scheduled for August 2020.
Day 1 features Graeme Lyall who “tried to take photographs with light when it was dark”, working through the winter wind, rain and sleet, to make beautiful portraits of classical Edinburgh.
With a passion for perfecting the chemical mix behind the alluring results of alternative processes, Brittonie Fletcher has introduced most of the group to techniques they had never even thought of trying .
Whilst in New York she has also discovered a gallery showing the Mordancage work of Jean-Pierre Sudre which is well worth enjoying on-line.
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 email@example.com to register interest. We will meet at 11am at Dalkeith Palace.
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.
2nd March (Saturday) to 29th March (Friday) 2019
Art and Design Department, Central Library, George IV Bridge, Edinburgh
The results of those from the group who have submitted to pinholeday.org can be found in the Edinburgh LoFi Gallery
Work must be submitted to them by 31st May to be included in the 2018 on-line exhibition. (Select Edinburgh LoFi in the gallery group option.)
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 welcome.