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September 2017

Victorian Tintype Studio | 13th September ***Important Venue Change***

September 13 @ 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

Due to the weather forecast looking terrible tomorrow we have made the decision to move this event to the BID St Andrews Community Room opposite the Byre Theatre Reception. Go to 42 South Street and follow the signs.    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…

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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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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 Tintype 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 Lyden

September 17 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lower Parliament Hall, 66 South Street
St Andrews, Fife KY16 9JU United Kingdom
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Pioneers and innovators in the nascent discipline of photography, David Hill and Robert Adamson were one of history’s most famous photographic partnerships. In her new book, A Perfect Chemistry, Anne Lyden explores the dynamic disputes that brought the pair together and studies the development of their relationship. Their landmark photographs of Scottish landscapes, Fife fisherfolk, and local architectural views were made only four years after the announcement of photographic technology, and are respected as early masterpieces of the medium. Join…

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