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Victoria and Albert Museum Launches Photography Centre

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Those who remember the Royal Photographic Society’s Octagon Gallery in Bath may experience a feeling of déjà vu when entering new galleries dedicated to the medium at London’s Victoria and Albert Museum. Triumphal columns of antiquarian cameras frame the new exhibition space entrance where the V&A have successfully managed to capture something of the Octagon […]

A Handful of Dust: from the Cosmic to the Domestic

29 Aug
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A Handful of Dust: from the Cosmic to the Domestic The Whitechapel Gallery’s summer exhibition is an intriguing investigation into the influence Man Ray’s photograph from 1920 that became known as Dust Breeding. The image is a classic example of how photography can play with context and be both abstract and figurative. The act of […]

Photo London 2016

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[ gallery ] Photo London 2016 completes its 2nd year with another critically acclaimed event, member Paul Gorman made a visit and was blown away by the visual feast. Offering 3 days of exhibitions, installations, talks, lectures, book signings and screenings. Three major exhibitions, Don McCullin in association with Hamiltons; Sergey Chilikov in association with […]

Pioneer work goes on show in London

27 Apr
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The DNA of early photography connects two London exhibitions with a view of both Pictorialist and scientific output. Tate Britain hosts Salt and Silver featuring prints and negatives made between 1840 and 1860 majoring on the evolution of silver salt paper negatives and positives. As you would expect the work of Fox Talbot, Nadar, Fenton […]

Photo London 2015

03 Jul
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Ian Mason and Graham Cook attended the capitals latest foray into the international world of photo events with a British version of Paris Photo hosted at Somerset House. Photo London is quite possibly the finest selection of contemporary and historical photography simultaneously under one roof. From original Talbots and other 19th century masters through to […]

Platinum Palladium Printing Update

05 Jun
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Graham Cook has undertaken further experiments with platinum and palladium printing to refine print quality. Previous printing sessions using the ratio method resulted in a graining effect as a result of adding a higher amount to ferric oxalate 2# to the sensitizer to achieve the desired contrast. After additional reading and a discussion with established […]

Fringe Arts Bath

26 May
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Paul Gorman has had his fine art landscape work recognised and selected for inclusion in the 2014 Bath Fringe Festival which began its 2 week run on Friday May 23rd at various venues in the city Fringe Arts Bath is now a well-established component of the larger festival that includes theatre, music and comedy. Since […]

Darkroom adventures

08 Apr
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Landscape photographer Paul Gorman and, away from his familiar street photography Steve Welsh, made a first outdoor location test with the ‘Magic Box’ mobile darkroom. All the prerequisite kit and chemistry was thrown into the back of a car and motored to the hills. Using their 5″/4″ and pinhole cameras to make paper negatives. The […]

Life Encounters (vol 1)

07 Sep

This collection of images is a personal memento of my journey as an image-maker so far, a museum of exhibits from my life as i have seen it, a series of permanent flash backs. I have an addiction to record that will continue as my life, experiences and encounters expand my collection of visual memories. […]