Re: alt-photo anniversary in 2009
I think that would be great!!
BTW, I seem to remember that I accidentally found the List in 1994, when I was struggling with my first attempts at 4-color separations & gum printing (no great shakes). I subscribed then but didn't dare to post until 1996...
Greetings from Finland,
(we just got the first 2 centimeters of snow cover today :)
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Lähettäjä: Diana Bloomfield [firstname.lastname@example.org]
Lähetetty: 19. marraskuuta 2008 16:57
Aihe: Re: alt-photo anniversary in 2009
I think that's a great idea.
On Nov 19, 2008, at 7:45 AM, John Brewer wrote:
> I'm a young pup regards the list, I joined late 2004 and lurked for
> a while.
> Maybe we could set up a flickr type gallery. Maybe willing list
> could put up one image and a short bio. It would be good to see
> what work
> list members are creating and would be good promotion for alt
> photography. I
> would be happy to administer it.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Catherine Rogers [mailto:email@example.com]
> Sent: 19 November 2008 11:28
> To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: alt-photo anniversary in 2009
> That's really neat - thanks Greg.
> I think I joined in 1995 or 1996 - I do remember that unsw email
> (University of New South Wales - which is in Sydney, Australia).
> How can we celebrate?
> Greg Schmitz wrote:
>> In 2009 the alt-photo list will be 15 years old.
>> From the nostalgia department (after all I think we all have one):
>> How old am I? How long has it been. How shall we celebrate?
>> Here's the announcement that brought me to alt-photo:
>> Conservation DistList
>> Instance: 7:65
>> Monday, March 14, 1994
>> Today's Subjects
>> ------- --------
>> Banana Leaf Manuscripts
>> Vendor problems
>> Microfilming workshops
>> New list
>> Position at University of Texas
>> Position at Carolina State University
>> Today's Queries
>> ------- -------
>> Silver cleaning reference
>> Coatings for exhibit cases
>> Grant for treatment of blueprints
>> Today's Messages:
>> Date: 14 Mar 1994
>> From: Walter Henry <email@example.com>
>> Subject: New list
>> alt-photo-process is a mailing list for the discussion of
>> alternative photographic processes. Alternative photographic
>> processes traditionally have been those that do not use the
>> stream silver gelatin process, ie the printing paper that you
>> buy at the photo shop. Gum Bichromate, Platinum, Carbon Dye
>> Transfer, Cyanotype, Photogravure, Kallitype, Vandyke Brown,
>> Color Xerox, are some processes that are currently thought
>> of as
>> alternative processes.
>> The group should be free to talk on any unconventional
>> photographic process or modification to the standard silver
>> gelatin process. Photographers that embark on alternative
>> processes usually have a "Do It Yourself" attitude. This
>> discussion group caters to that interest.
>> If you wish to join this mailing list, send the message
>> SUB ALT-PHOTO-PROCESS Your Name
>> where "Your Name" is your preferred name, to the list
>> at firstname.lastname@example.org, and it will subscribe you and
>> you further information on the group (like how to post
>> and use the listproc).