Menu HOMEWORKSHOPSPRINTING SERVICETUTORIALSGALLERIESPRINT SALESWORDSABOUTCONTACTBOOKS FLOATING IN BLUE Preparing The Paper Cooking In The Sun Wet Cyanotype by Doug   Digital photography has opened up almost unlimited creative possibilities for us. That being the case, why bother turning to any other process to make images, especially one rooted back in the earliest days of photography? While…

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UDATE 20.08.20 We felt it was time to provide an update on how we see the Covid-19 situation and how it affects our forthcoming tours and workshops. We also wanted to inform you of a new facility we have put in place to provide extra reassurance and flexibility when booking new tours and workshops with…

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Menu HOMEWORKSHOPSPRINTING SERVICETUTORIALSGALLERIESPRINT SALESWORDSABOUTCONTACTBOOKS IMITATION OR INSPIRATION? by Doug   In London on a flying visit for a meeting, I just had time for a brief visit to Tate Britain. There I enjoyed a precious hour in the company of Van Gogh and an artist new to me, Frank Bowling. Both exhibitions, lessons in the…

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Menu HOMEWORKSHOPSPRINTING SERVICETUTORIALSGALLERIESPRINT SALESWORDSABOUTCONTACTBOOKS   THE TIMES THEY ARE A-CHANGING (ii) by Doug When Bob penned those lyrics, I’m not sure he realised how often they would be quoted, but as life continues its erratic trajectory, their pertinence endures. They certainly apply today, as things are evolving at Bailey Chinnery and we want to tell you about…

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Menu HOMEWORKSHOPSPRINTING SERVICETUTORIALSGALLERIESPRINT SALESWORDSABOUTCONTACTBOOKS Trust me, I’m a Doctor…   Well, maybe not doctors. But as of December we are qualified first aiders.   We are both big believers in lifelong learning and so each year we make sure we invest some of our time and money in learning new skills and furthering our knowledge.…

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Menu HOMEWORKSHOPSPRINTING SERVICETUTORIALSGALLERIESPRINT SALESWORDSABOUTCONTACTBOOKS     LOST FOR WORDS by Doug Some things in life only come along once. The genius of Bob Dylan. Newcastle United winning something (still waiting). My mother in law being lost for words. (also still waiting). A phone call from Toby, the very nice boss at Fotospeed asking if I…

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Menu HOMEWORKSHOPSPRINTING SERVICETUTORIALSGALLERIESPRINT SALESWORDSABOUTCONTACTBOOKS How Do You See? by Doug A question Valda and I get asked, almost more than any other, is ‘how do you see the image in the field?’ Answering this question is a complex task and one I have been wrestling with for some time. I don’t know how Valda approaches…

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Menu HOMEWORKSHOPSPRINTING SERVICETUTORIALSGALLERIESPRINT SALESWORDSABOUTCONTACTBOOKS ONWARDS AND UPWARDS   by Doug   This is difficult to write. Very difficult. On Tuesday 10th April I had a nervous breakdown. While that is a hard thing to admit. It was a terrible thing to experience. On that Tuesday I was in the middle of leading a Light and…

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