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welder

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Re: EVERY BLACK & WHITE PHOTO TELLS A STORY
« Reply #17175 on: October 11, 2019, 04:48:25 PM »
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« Reply #17176 on: October 12, 2019, 12:50:28 AM »
Tell her not to give up her day job.
:D   the picture that went through my mind too .
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« Reply #17177 on: October 12, 2019, 09:48:46 AM »


"They used to dance here" artist = "Cara  Gordon"
https://www.royalulsteracademy.org/annual-exhibition

What a truly appalling painting. What age is the artist, 3 ?  :D
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« Reply #17178 on: October 12, 2019, 01:55:28 PM »
What a truly appalling painting. What age is the artist, 3 ?  :D
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Its an insult to a 3 year old Billy!!!

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Re: EVERY BLACK & WHITE PHOTO TELLS A STORY
« Reply #17180 on: October 13, 2019, 03:10:27 AM »

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« Reply #17181 on: October 13, 2019, 09:44:18 PM »


When they were friends
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« Reply #17182 on: October 13, 2019, 10:00:15 PM »


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« Reply #17183 on: October 14, 2019, 01:00:31 PM »
Prince Philip talking to Mick McManus, Jackie Pallo and others.

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« Reply #17184 on: October 14, 2019, 01:19:59 PM »


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« Reply #17185 on: October 14, 2019, 11:17:24 PM »
 
                                                       “Every black and white photo tells a story.”  Just looking at this photo, you might think you know the story…...You’d be wrong. So please bear with me, [/color]come a little closer and hear the truth.[/size]
It was April 25,1957, and the Belfast Telegraph reported on the discovery of a new comet. They included a photograph of something akin to a wee white tadpole. It was pathetic, and I had an immediate urge to create a better picture.  The only equipment I had was a Kodak Brownie 2 Box Camera, manufactured between 1901 and 1935. This was popular in its day for taking family snapshots but not suitable for recording Milky Way observations.  Since I wanted results whilst the discovery was still current news, I knew I had to improvise to have something by the next morning.[/font][/color]

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I had the chemicals, the photographic printing paper and a printing frame to make contact prints. Initially I tried using a blob of table salt to represent the comet. That was no good, and a second idea using sugar instead, was equally as bad. Then I tried plucking a wad of cotton wool from an Aspirin bottle and after developing and washing the print, I knew I had something worthwhile. I placed it in my mother’s hot press to dry, and went to bed.[/size]
Next morning…Well I’ll tell ya... Did I have a photo of a comet or what?  It was so good I might as well have made it myself. I couldn’t wait to get to work and show it to my mates.[/size]

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The reception at work was fairly good, however one individual kept coming back to have another look. His visits were becoming embarrassing and eventually I had to tell him what I’d done. [/font][/color]
I can see him now….. His head bowed slightly, quiet and thinking…... [/font][/color]
Then he said……. “ I thought it was real because of the stars.“  [/font][/color]
“Stars! .What Stars?” I asked…….He pointed to the wee white specks on the photo. (Look for yourself, they’re still there)  Remnants of my earlier attempts to fake a comet. [/size]
Tha[/size]t night in 57, the universe gained a ‘Cotton Wool Comet, and should you look to the heavens on a dark night over Belfast. Give some thought to the Salt and Sugar Stars that were born in my bedroom and hopefully still survive, somewhere in your universe.[/size]

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« Reply #17187 on: October 15, 2019, 08:13:52 AM »


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« Reply #17188 on: October 15, 2019, 09:04:51 PM »
Great photos, Welder. Love the Ali photos and your comments. I must be the only one who finds the painting by Cara Gordon superb. Thank you and James James for these photos

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