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Real Photographers Make Negatives

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Real Photographers Make Negatives

One of the fun components of working with collodion based image making is the many variations it provides. By reading 19th century literature it is easy to determine that photographers made negatives, all other practitioners were called tintypists, daguerreotypists and ambrotypists. This is why some contemporary collodion based photographers will sometimes say, with tongue in cheek and intended humour: Real photographers make negatives. Hobbit's Garden, Salted Silver Print   Is it more challenging to make a negative?  Most definitely. Are the rewards greater? That depends. Enjoyment comes in many different forms – I enjoy the opportunity to try the many different printing techniques...

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First Tintype at The Rooms at Evergreen.

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First Tintype at The Rooms at Evergreen.

Michelle is the first non-collodion based photographer to make a tintype at the Rooms at Evergreen (Dartmouth Heritage Museum).

 

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Supply Chain Challenges Resolved

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Supply Chain Challenges Resolved

  TBS made the following tweet late Friday evening. Although the settlement is tentative and must be ratified by union membership, it is anticipated operations will resume to normal.    The #GC has reached a tentative deal for border services officers represented by @psac_afpc and @ciu_sdi 10:48 PM · Aug 6, 2021

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Supply Chain Disruption

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Supply Chain Disruption

As reported from CTV News:  TORONTO -- Nearly 9,000 Canadian Border Service Agency workers have begun labour actions across the country. PSAC, the union representing customs officers tweeted on Friday morning “Our FB bargaining team has been at the table all night, and we're giving them a bit more time to negotiate. In the meantime, work-to-rule actions have started across the country. We'll provide an update as soon as possible. Unfortunately the wet plate community is so small in Canada, domestic distributors have declined to provide competitive wholesale pricing. As a result essentially all of the products Antique Pictureology retails comes...

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HALIFAX the CRADLE: Photography Introduced to British North America

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HALIFAX the CRADLE: Photography Introduced to British North America

Halifax can lay claim to being the cradle of photography in current day Canada.

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