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September 2017

Collodion Workshop for Beginners

September 9 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
BID St Andrews Community Room, 42 South Street
St Andrews, Fife KY16 9JT United Kingdom
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Come & Join us in this beginners collodion workshop. You'll be making Victorian Tintype images using Holga cameras with Richard Cynan Jones. Places are limited so book now to avoid disappointment.

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Chris Leslie, Disappearing Glasgow Illustrated talk

September 9 @ 5:50 pm - 6:30 pm
Martyrs Kirk, 80 North Street
St Andrews, Fife KY16 9 United Kingdom
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The skyline of Glasgow has been radically transformed as high rise tower blocks have been blown down and bulldozed. 30% of the cities High Rise flats have disappeared since 2006, communities dispersed across the city and Dalmarnock has ‘been raised from the ashes’ via the Commonwealth Games. Does this Disappearing Glasgow herald a renaissance in the city?     Photographer and filmmaker Chris Leslie is widely acknowledged as the most consistent chronicler of the city’s recent history. This new multimedia exhibition and accompanying book ‘Disappearing…

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Advanced Collodion Workshop

September 10 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
BID St Andrews Community Room, 42 South Street
St Andrews, Fife KY16 9JT United Kingdom
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Over two days, wet collodion photographer Richard Cynan Jones will teach two workshops, one for beginners and one for those who have experimented with alternative processes previously. This advanced day course is designed for people with previous experience in working with Collodion processes (including those who have attended the beginner's course) Sign up for both days for a more in-depth understanding of one of the earliest photographic processes.   Classes will be kept small, to only 6 students in each to have a…

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Calotype and Lucotype Demonstrations – Drop in Sessions

September 11 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
BID St Andrews Community Room, 42 South Street
St Andrews, Fife KY16 9JT United Kingdom
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Contemporary calotype artist and featured exhibitor this year Rob Douglas will demonstrate three of the earliest photographic processes: the Calotype, the Lucotype and the photogenic drawing. Each session lasts 30 mins. The session timings are as follows: 12.00-12.30 12.30-1.00 1.00-1.30 1.30-2.00 2.00-2.30 3.00-3.30 3.30-4.00 Our travelling darkroom will be set up at the BID St Andrews Community room. These are drop-in sessions and are on a first come first served basis. Image © ASM PR & Media

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Pub Quiz!!!

September 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
CrossKeys Bar, 87 Market Street
St Andrews, Fife ky16 United Kingdom
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£5

Come and join us at the Cross keys bar for a photographically inspired pub quiz. There will be prizes, laughs and good company. The quiz is brought to you by the Scottish Society for the history of photography.  Entry is £5 per table - Payable in cash on the night.

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Victorian Tin Type Studio

September 13 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
British Golf Museum, Bruce Embankment
St Andrews, Fife ky16 United Kingdom
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£20

Come and get your Victorian Tintype portrait taken us at the famous Kelpie Maquettes. Richard Cynan Jones will take you through the process of having your portrait taken using this beautiful historical process. You'll get a real sense of what the Lords and Ladies of the past felt like whilst sitting for a portrait. You'll get your very own Tintype portrait to take away with you. An antique family heirloom created in the 21st Century, next to two icons of…

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Photographic Treasures of Special Collections

September 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Martyrs Kirk, 80 North Street
St Andrews, Fife KY16 9 United Kingdom
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Come to the Special Collections reading room to see some photographic treasures from the Special Collections Archive, illustrating the historic importance of Scottish photographers and the growing contemporary collection, including social documentary and local History.   This is a drop in session, free of charge.

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Street Level PhotoWorks – Portfolio reviews

September 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Martyrs Kirk, 80 North Street
St Andrews, Fife KY16 9 United Kingdom
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Portfolio Reviews with Malcolm Dickson - opportunity to get feedback on your work    We are interested in Viewing: Bodies of work in their early stages OR substantially developed from photographers based in Fife or outside the Central Belt,  which blend experimental approaches, conceptual or issue based themes; social landscape work and new documentary; work that tells a compelling story; lyrical and narrative; photography based work that intersects with other media. Advice will be given on the basis of the work seen. Not interested in fashion, commercial or…

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Street Level Photoworks film screening – ‘Scotland’s Far North’

September 13 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Martyrs Kirk, 80 North Street
St Andrews, Fife KY16 9 United Kingdom
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 'Scotland’s Far North’ - looped film presentation, duration 14 minutes.  This short film profiles three bodies of work from the late 1970s which provide a unique insight into Scotlandʼs remote landscape, islands and people. Glyn Satterley’s ‘Caithness and Sutherland’, Tom Kidd’s 'Shetland’ and Chick Chalmers ‘Orkney’ present fascinating photographic glimpses of these areas at a time of change with the effects of the oil industry on the traditional life of these cultures. Candid and sympathetic, the images show that Scotlandʼs Far North managed to…

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Seaside Cyanotypes with Kit Martin

September 14 @ 2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
East Sands Leisure Centre, St. Mary Street
St Andrews, Fife KY16 8LH United Kingdom
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Learn to make Cyanotypes on the beach with Photographer Kit Martin. You'll be using objects that you find on the beach to make beautiful pictures by laying them on specially coated paper and then exposing them to sunlight. Kit will take you through the process step by step and you'll get a lovely Cyanotype photograph to take home with you. Where: East Sands Beach, St Andrews Meet at East Sands Leisure Centre £25 £20/conc To book please go to: https://seaside-cyanotypes.eventbrite.co.uk

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