Training Sessions: Low-Tech Imaging for Social Media There’s no doubt that in our digital age, social media and online presence is crucial to engaging with your customers, audiences or users. Due to the growing demand of higher …Continue reading →

The Association For Historical And Fine Art Photography Conference 2016. “Photography delivers the curatorial message”. TAGS: | | | | This year’s conference was hosted by The Imperial War Museum London. Diane Lees Director-General of the Imperial War Museums opened this year’s conference with the idea that “Photography delivers the …Continue reading →

Wisdom is the Principal Thing Last month I was asked to take some photos of the McEwan Hall which is currently undergoing a major redevelopment to bring it into the 21st century. Having previously photographed …Continue reading →

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Welcome to the Main Library TAGS: | On Monday the 08/09/14 the DIU team set our time-lapse camera up in the main library forum to capture the first day of freshers week. It turned out to be …Continue reading →

A lot of scanning and a little context I am now coming to the end of my internship here in the Digital Imaging Unit. Over the past twelve weeks I have been responsible for digitising a large number …Continue reading →

RASHID AL-DIN 1314 Library Exhibition Time Lapse Film For the past month or so the DIU have been capturing our first ever time lapse footage of the installation of the current library festival exhibition RASHID AL-DIN 1314. We …Continue reading →

Building History As part of our role here, Malcolm and I have taken many photographs of the Main Library. Over the years this has built up an archive of born digital images …Continue reading →

New Photography for Main Library Exhibition – Collect.ed TAGS: | The Digital Imaging Unit have been working on an amazingly diverse range of material recently thanks to a new exhibition being prepared for the Main Library by exhibitions intern Emma …Continue reading →

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Digital Humanities at Oxford Summer School Last month I was lucky enough to attend a week long Summer School in Oxford- and being the week that the heat wave kicked in, it really did feel like …Continue reading →

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