Tag: cultural heritage photography

TSR Imaging

At the start of the summer I began carrying out Infra-red Reflectogram work for TSR Imaging and thought I’d put up some brief details and a link to anyone who may be interested. Tager Stonor Richardson (TSR) has been in operation since 2002, widening access to infrared reflectography for paintings that cannot easily travel, such…

A bit of an update

It’s been a few weeks since I last updated this blog so I thought I’d start with a picture taken earlier in the year entitled, “You’re not a goldfish”. Great fun taking the pictures, especially when the family of walkers came past. It’s been a busy few weeks doing some installation photography, delivering a colour…

2013 AHFAP UK Conference – Call for papers

The 2013 AHFAP UK Conference will be held on Thursday 14 November in the Starr Auditorium at Tate Modern, London. Innovating out of Austerity For the first time, the conference will have a broad theme, and this year it is ‘Innovating out of Austerity’. We have now had three years of austerity, so how are…

China Madness?

I’ve been going through some old photographs I took in China a few years ago and thought I’d share the picture above. Not because it is a particularly great photograph, although it does remind me a little of the poster for Tarrantino’s Reservoir Dogs taken from the rear rather than the front, but more for…

Panorama’s

A couple of panorama’s produced using Photomerge and some handheld images taken with a compact camera. The first is from Les Contanimes, France. The second is from an evening at the Paralympic games last summer. I’ve used photomerge in the past to produce giga pixel images of works of art under strict lighting and exposure…

Photographing Works of Art

When photographing an artists work of art it is important that the capture is optimized to ensure the integrity of the work whilst maximising the detail of the original. This can only be done by optimising the entire capture process. To optimize the capture system the following criteria needs to be reviewed: Ensure the maximum…

AHFAP 2012 Quick Review

It was interesting to listen to Alan Newman’s presentation at the Association for Historical and Fine Art Photography conference last week announcing that images of works of art from the National Gallery Washington in the public domain can now be downloaded and used for free for any use in future. He reported that the economic…

AHFAP Membership and Conference 2012

I’ve just organized my membership for the Association of Historical and Fine Art Photography for another year and booked a place at their annual conference taking place at the Dulwich Picture Gallery on 19th November 2012. I’m particularly looking forward to having a chat with Alan Newman from the National Gallery of Art, Washington, regarding…