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!

Almondell and Calderwood

Summer Polaroids by O Dean
Summer Polaroids by O Dean

Hope everyone enjoyed the outing last Sunday – if you have any photos to share please email them in or add to the Flickr pool. If you are on Insagram or Twitter tag them with #edinburghlofi.

Next outing is on the 26th of August to Culross and Limekilns. Email for lunch reservations and car-pool. More information on our route mid month.

Summer Sundays 2018

This summers photowalks will be –

July – Almondell and Calderwood  Country Park

August – Culross and Limekilns Fife

September – Cyanotype Day and the Dundee Area

Please see the event listings  linked above for full details.

VDB and Cyanotype Leaves

We will car-pool and book a pub lunch on each outing – please email to register interest for these. Everyone welcome.

WPPD 2018 – Pinhole Day Gallery

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.
National Museum of Scotland Pinhole of Victorian Glass Roof

Plastic Colour – July 2016 Exhibition

This summers Edinburgh LoFi exhibition takes a plastic lens and colour film as it’s starting point. 10 members have returned to the techniques and technology which inspired the groups inception. Making the most of basic photographic equipment – a lightproof box and some colour sensitive film – the members have applied imagination and experience to produce a range of exciting new works which push the medium, molding and modelling light.

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The exhibition is available to view at the Art & Design Library from Monday the 4th, with the opening night on Tuesday the 5th from 6pm. All welcome.