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Photographer of the Month - Emily Raftery (June 2020)

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Name: Emily Raftery Instagram handle: @justemilyraftery - personal/art/film account. @emilyrafteryphotography - wedding/commercial/digital account Facebook URL: https://www.facebook.com/emilyrafteryphotography/ - just for wedding/commercial work Website: https://www.emilyraftery.co.nz/ How did you get started in photography? I started at high school on my dad’s old Olympus film camera, which I think initially was a move to fill my timetable with art subjects, as opposed to academic subjects you actually had to learn and do work in. Who knew it would fuel this fire in me I can’t seem to put out. I moved to New York when I was 19 and bought my first proper film camera there (Canon,...

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My Splendid Camera - Genevieve Senekal

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Genevieve Senekal is a film lover, she started The Film Bank before Portra 400 was even a thing! She is also the very lucky owner of a Hasselblad Xpan, the legendary 35mm Panoramic Camera. 

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Photographer of the Month - Lewis Ferris (May 2020)

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Photographer of the Month (May 2020) is Lewis Ferris, shooting every day for 850 days for his Datestamped project we talked to him about what he learnt and how it changes his style.

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Operation in Alert Level 3

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During AL3 we will be trading as close to normal as possible. As per government regulations all purchases must be made via our website (at this stage no in-store purchases will be allowed) and we will be offering Click and Collect, Courier Deliveries and contactless drop off points for films.  Below is how we will operate within the government regulations: Click and Collect in-store: Make your purchase online and in the shipping option select ‘Click and Collect Cuba or Constable’.  Once your parcel is sorted you will receive a text or email saying it is ready and reminding you of...

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The Death of George Eastman

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"To my friends, My work is done Why Wait?" George Eastman - Inventor of Kodak  On March 14th 1932, 'the father of photography' left this simple note after having committed suicide with a single gunshot to the heart.  Earlier in the evening Eastman had hosted his nearest and dearest to witness the updating of his will and upon them leaving he took out a fresh piece of paper and left the simple note.  For the full story of Kodak and George Eastman check out these articles: NZ Herald 24th March 2019 Today I Found Out 3rd October 2014

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