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Rotarians (after Hill & Adamson)

February 2, 2013

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I have renamed my series of portraits of my local Rotary club members, Rotarians (after Hill & Adamson). This is more specific and avoids unwanted connotations such as football, nightclubs, golf and so on. I have completed 11 portraits….11 is an odd number (both literally and in terms of a project like this)….I think 12 might […]

After Hill & Adamson Portrait Comparison

February 1, 2013

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As I said in the previous post I thought I would make a comparison of the digital ‘smiling’ version of the portrait of Gwen with the 5×4 ‘serious’ film version. Here are the two photographs side by side: So how do I think these images compare. First some general observations. For this portrait I much […]

Rotarians (after Hill & Adamson)

January 31, 2013

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I completed my final shoot for the combined series of portraits of my Rotary club members (after Hill & Adamson) and 45 seconds… It will be a short while before I finish developing the film.  As a thank you for my sitters I have been making a digital portrait at the end of the shoot so […]

Rotarians (after Hill and Adamson)

January 30, 2013

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I’ve been continuing to make portraits of the members of my local Rotary Club, Rotarians (after Hill and Adamson). I have been doing this work alongside my 45 seconds…  project, using the 4×5 camera. The poses are based on those used by Hill and Adamson in their Calotype photographs made  in the mid 1800s. When looking at […]