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September 2017

Colin Prior – Lunchtime Talk

September 15 @ 12:00 pm
Holy Trinity Church, South Street
St Andrews, Fife KY16 9UH United Kingdom
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£5

Join us in the beautiful setting of The Holy Trinity Church on South Street for this captivating talk by one of Scotland's best-loved photographers. Complimentary wine/refreshments and nibbles included. Colin Prior has been described by the BBC as ‘one of the world’s great landscape photographers’. Born in Milngavie Prior has been working as a professional photographer for four decades. Primarily working with panoramic formats, he is most well-known for capturing the stunning Scottish wilderness but has been to the most remote…

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Photo History Tour of St Andrews with Dr Sara Stevenson

September 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Martyrs Kirk, 80 North Street
St Andrews, Fife KY16 9 United Kingdom
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Photo history tour of St Andrews  St Andrews was crucial in the early development of photography. Many of the properties in St Andrews which were depicted in the earliest days of photography can still be seen. Including the first purpose built photographic studio in St Andrews, Dr John Adamson’s house and Fishergate.   Join noted photo historian Dr Sara Stevenson and the Royal Photographic Society Historical Group on a walking tour of the streets of St Andrews. Free tour Meet at Martyrs…

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Stopping the Photo/Fixing the Poem – Photo-poetry Reading with Brian Johnstone

September 15 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Byre Theatre, Abbey Walk
St Andrews, Fife ky16 United Kingdom
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A poetry reading with a difference, this event will combine projected, historic photographs with live readings of the poems they inspired. Always fascinated by photography, poet, writer and performer Brian Johnstone is a former camera club president who was active as an amateur photographer in the ’80s and ’90s with two solo exhibitions to his name. The images from which he has derived inspiration for his poetry range works by Robert Moyes Adam and Thomas Rodger from University of St…

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Victorian Tin Type Studio

September 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
BID St Andrews Community Room, 42 South Street
St Andrews, Fife KY16 9JT United Kingdom
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£20

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. Booking is essential. Please email projectmanager@bidstandrews to secure your place. Image © ASM PR & Media

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Pinhole Camera Workshop with Kit Martin

September 17 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
BID St Andrews Community Room, 42 South Street
St Andrews, Fife KY16 9JT United Kingdom
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Pinhole Photography Workshop Back to basics workshop where you will construct your own cardboard camera then take photographs with it! Learn the basics of pinhole photography followed by the magical chemical process of developing black and white prints in a darkroom. No experience is necessary. All materials provided. Age 13+ £25, £20 Conc. 3 hours; 1-4pm We will be working outdoors for some of the time. Booking is essential and places are limited. To secure your place go to: https://pinhole-workshop.eventbrite.co.uk

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A Perfect Chemistry – Talk by Anne M. Lyden

September 17 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Lower Parliament Hall, 66 South Street
St Andrews, Fife KY16 9JU United Kingdom
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£5

Anne M. Lyden, International Photography Curator at the Scottish National Portrait Gallery, will discuss her recent book about the photography of David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson, one of history’s most famous photographic partnerships. During the four years that the Edinburgh duo worked together before Adamson’s early death in 1848, the two produced several thousand prints encompassing landscapes, architectural views and tableau vivant from Scottish literature, as well as portraiture. Their photographs of the Newhaven fisherfolk are arguably among the first images of…

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