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Lomography, Alternative Photography, Image Transfers, Film & Digitial Manipulation, Retrospective Photography
Curated by Helen Stead
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The Creative Diarist

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 Rednile Projects Ltd, Factory Nights – Unique Commission A unique collaboration between composer Stef Conner and visual artist Helen Stead in response to the Staffordshire Hoard & Saxon Pilgri...
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“Then I wear treasure through the shining day, handiworks of smiths, gold over tracts of earth”
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Expired Film Roll, Jouy-en-Josas & Paris

Expired Film Roll, Jouy-en-Josas & Paris | Retrospective Photography | Scoop.it
I bought some cheap expired 35mm film from Manchester a few weeks ago and used it while I was in France. These are some of the shots. I don't know why some turned out differently from others, but t...
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Guest Post | Top 10 UK Art Galleries

Guest Post | Top 10 UK Art Galleries | Retrospective Photography | Scoop.it
Britain attracts thousands of visitors to its shores every year and some of the biggest attractions are the marvellous art galleries found all over the country. London boasts some of the oldest art...
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Saul Leiter: 'Early Color', 2008 (Paris & New York)

Saul Leiter: 'Early Color', 2008 (Paris & New York) | Retrospective Photography | Scoop.it
"His mastery of colour is displayed in unconventional cityscapes in which reflections, transparency, complex framing and mirroring effects are married to a very personal printing style, creating a ...
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Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Ville de Paris

Maison Européenne de la Photographie, Ville de Paris | Retrospective Photography | Scoop.it
Today I paid a visit to what's now probably one of my favourite photography galleries in Paris. Located just a short walk from Saint-Paul metro station, Maison Europeenne de la Photographie is curr...
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Boulevard Beaumarchais | Bastille, Paris.

Boulevard Beaumarchais | Bastille, Paris. | Retrospective Photography | Scoop.it
Just another quick post with some more photographs I took today. After reading this blog post: 'Carla's Top Eleven Paris Photo Suppliers', I made it my mission to find my way to Boulevard Beaumarch...
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Abandoned Chateau: Jouy-en-Josas, France.

Abandoned Chateau: Jouy-en-Josas, France. | Retrospective Photography | Scoop.it
Today I went exploring around the campus in Jouy-en-Josas and found a huge abandoned chateau which has just been left. I love finding places like this, full of so many traces of previous lives and ...
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Paris: Pinhole Projection Project

Paris: Pinhole Projection Project | Retrospective Photography | Scoop.it
To kick start my new side blog: http://thecreativediarist.com/paris/ (coming soon), I thought I'd share with you an awesome pinhole projection project I found on good old Design Collector.com It's ...
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The Art of Appropriation: Mishka Henner, Precious Commodities.

The Art of Appropriation: Mishka Henner, Precious Commodities. | Retrospective Photography | Scoop.it
Appropriating images – Death of the Photographer? Appropriation art is a practice that involves borrowing or reusing existing elements within a new body of work. Postmodern appropriation artists ar...
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'Letters to P.J', Inkjet Transfers. (2009-'12)

'Letters to P.J', Inkjet Transfers. (2009-'12) | Retrospective Photography | Scoop.it
A new body of work that has been created with the use of found letters and inkjet transfers. The technique I used for this work can be found on a previous post 'Mixed Media: Experimenting with phot...
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Mixed Media Experimentation: Landscape Mulberry Prints & Image Transfers.

Mixed Media Experimentation: Landscape Mulberry Prints & Image Transfers. | Retrospective Photography | Scoop.it
Here's some more mixed media work I've been playing with today. None of these are 'finished' pieces but I just thought I'd put up some techniques I've been working with. The lovely people at www.lo...
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Mapped area for Camera Traps

Mapped area for Camera Traps | Retrospective Photography | Scoop.it
Helen’s site-specific work will derive from her response to the landscape at Trentham Gardens – following an initial exploration of the area during the Saxon Pilgrimage at the Staffordshire Hoard f...
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Shop | Holga 120N & Fujifilm Instax Mini 7s

Shop | Holga 120N & Fujifilm Instax Mini 7s | Retrospective Photography | Scoop.it
Today I've listed two of my old favourites on ebay. Both cameras are in really good condition and full working order so I would love them to go to a good home! So I'm offering a 10% discount for my...
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Invitation to 'Hord Songs', Live Performance & Installation Piece.

Invitation to 'Hord Songs', Live Performance & Installation Piece. | Retrospective Photography | Scoop.it
We welcome you to the live performance & installation of Hord Songs on Sunday 30th June 2-5pm @ The Potteries Museum & Art Gallery, Stoke-on-Trent. We hope you can join us for a live perfor...
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Shakespeare & Co. Bookshop | 37 rue de la Bucherie, Paris

Shakespeare & Co. Bookshop | 37 rue de la Bucherie, Paris | Retrospective Photography | Scoop.it
Last weekend my best friend came to visit me and she took me to the sweetest English bookshop near Saint Michael in the 5th arrondissement. Despite the 15 minute wait to get in, it really was a lov...
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The Pinhegg – My Journey To Build An Egg Pinhole Camera

The Pinhegg – My Journey To Build An Egg Pinhole Camera | Retrospective Photography | Scoop.it
Since I started pin-holing the world, I have had the strong desire to make a special camera, with the purpose of shooting just one photograph.
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An afternoon in le Marais...

An afternoon in le Marais... | Retrospective Photography | Scoop.it
This weekend I finally got round to visiting le Marais, a neighbourhood spanning across parts of the 3rd and 4th arondissements of Paris. The area is well known for it's Jewish community as well as...
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Eleanor Davies: Film Photography, 'Eastern Europe' 2007.

Eleanor Davies: Film Photography, 'Eastern Europe' 2007. | Retrospective Photography | Scoop.it
Today I was really pleased to discover some of my friends beautiful film photographs she took during a 6 week holiday travelling around Eastern Europe. Here are some of my favourites: Related artic...
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RER Train Journey Jouy-Paris Photos.

RER Train Journey Jouy-Paris Photos. | Retrospective Photography | Scoop.it
Some photographs taken on a moving train from Paris to Jouy-en-Josas this evening (8.30pm) It's a long (45min) but interesting journey. I went into Paris to buy some 35mm film which I'm going to us...
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Adrian Paci, 'Vies en Transit', Jeu de Paume Gallery

Adrian Paci, 'Vies en Transit', Jeu de Paume Gallery | Retrospective Photography | Scoop.it
Today was my day off so I had the chance to go into Paris and visit the Jeu de Paume Gallery which is currently hosting two exhibitions: contemporary artist Adrian Paci's 'Vies en Transit' and Laur...
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Paris 2013.

Paris 2013. | Retrospective Photography | Scoop.it
Coming soon. P a r i s  2 0 1 3. A new side blog featuring gallery, exhibition reviews, photographs and news of my time living in Paris, France. Paris: A Pinhole Projection Fondation Cartler pour l...
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Window Display: Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool

Window Display: Open Eye Gallery, Liverpool | Retrospective Photography | Scoop.it
Today was my last day as a front of house volunteer at the Open Eye Gallery in Liverpool and this afternoon was spent creating a new window display ready for a Cambridge University Press event taki...
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Test Shots | Trentham Mapping (Motion Sensor)

Test Shots | Trentham Mapping (Motion Sensor) | Retrospective Photography | Scoop.it
Some of the photographs that were collected during a mapped journey across Trentham Gardens wearing a camera trap "Helen has produced a collection of site specific work which responds to the landsc...
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Motion Sensor Photography: Trentham

Motion Sensor Photography: Trentham | Retrospective Photography | Scoop.it
Some of the photographs that were collected during a mapped journey across Trentham Gardens wearing a camera trap.    
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The Creative Diarist

The Creative Diarist | Retrospective Photography | Scoop.it
A link to a new project blog featuring news & updates for my commissioned body of work as part of the Staffordshire Hoard & Saxon Pilgrimage Factory Night working in collaboration with comp...
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