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Susan Glover

Photography and the Black Art [Printmaking]

Tag: Photography

Cyanotype Day One: New Things, Old Things, Good Things

Cyanotype Test Strips

There was a buzz in the Scott Building at Plymouth Uni. A new cohort, new looks, new ways of doing things. I was there to meet with our External Examiner Guy Moreton; one of the last details to grace the culmination of the degree. Well, that and the upcoming final show in the newly re-named

Is photogrammic a word?

Photogram

Apparently it is. Not exactly a textbook definition for photograms, but with a parallel history to photography dating back to the 19th century, photogrammetry measures ‘the distance between two points that lie on a plane parallel to the photographic image plane’ (thank you Wikipedia). So, photogrammic would be anything to do with using a photograph

The Network Photographers Agency

NB. This is a post pulled from my archives (seven years old). Happily, The Network Photographers Agency –and its rich history– has found a home online at Network Photographers Online. Last week, I caught the tail end of BBC Radio 4’s five-episode “Picture Power”, radio interviews with five different photojournalists. Delicious irony that radio can

The First Post: Retrograde Web Choices

Some years ago on The Foundation (a BlogTalkRadio Poetry and Arts show I co-hosted with Larry Kuechlin -the poet behind Alabaster & Mercury) we hosted a two-hour special “What is Photography?” inspired by personal desires to define what it is we hope to express via the medium in real, tangible, and practical ways. How photography