Archive for October, 2007

Photography: Unposed Portraiture

Wednesday, October 31st, 2007

Irem in a reflective mood I suppose most of us have taken holiday snaps. We go somewhere nice for a meal and then ask the waiter, or a passer-by, to take our photograph in front of our lunch, or some exotic background. And why not? But when you study the images of great portrait photographers […]

Photography: Simulated Platinum Prints

Tuesday, October 30th, 2007

A Power Retouche ‘Platinum Print’ Platinum printing is a process requiring funds, skill, patience and most probably a sense of humour. The chemicals used must be prepared in the darkroom and applied to the paper using a brush made from goat hair. The process was first used by C. J. Burnett in 1851, and a […]

Turunç: Cumhuriet Day

Monday, October 29th, 2007

The Statue of Atatürk, Turunç It’s that time of year agin. More precisely it’s already that special day for all Turks. Cumhuriet Day when we celebrate the birth of the Republic and thank Atatürk, and our grandparents for his initiative. That is if we are Turkish, of course? In Turunç we meet under Atatürk’s statue […]

May's Featured Photographer is: Stephen Bray
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