What we’ve been chatting about this month:
August Sander Mini Conferance
NGS The Worlds Edge – on until January 2022
Old Photographic Lense s
Gardener or Brady?
Celebrating 5 years of LoFi participating in Worldwide Cyanotype day!
See the instagram gallery for images made by the group.
Brittonie Fletcher and S2 JGHS students Scotland Pandemic Wall – Cyanotype on recycled Amazon packaging
Cyanotype Toning book – Out on the 30th including work by Brittonie Fletcher .
Solarised Forth Bridges – Silver Gelatin Print
Summer Sunday at South Queensferry – beautiful weather for our last summer photowalk of the year. Vintage cameras and ice cream!
Our upcoming October meetings :
1st – 120 film is 120 years old – online. 11th – Winter Exhibition – submission delivery deadline. 12th – 2nd Tuesday – online from 6:30pm (BST) 27th – Last Wednesday – Printmakers Cafe from 10:30am(BST)
J.Rowan and O.Dean
The results of the end of year double exposure film swaps are beginning to tricle in. bring your results to the next meeting or email them in to be featured!
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
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
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
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
The Last Steam Trawler
Saturday, 15th September.
An opportunity to take a tour of t he 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.
RSVP by Wednesday 12th September to email@example.com
The Explorer will need to know how many folks to expect x2 days in advance.
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!
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.
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.
We will car-pool and book a pub lunch on each outing – please email to register interest for these. Everyone welcome.
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.