Dad’s Egypt Photos

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Dad was in Egypt just after the end of World War II, 1946 – 1947. Some of his photographs were in an album, and others kept neatly in Craven ‘A’ cigarette tins. I am not sure what camera he was using, but the negatives that remain were 120 film. Sorting through his work, one of his areas of interest was …

Slide Restoration

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My Dad was also a photographer all of his life, and he kept meticulous records of every image – date, time, camera, lens, film and exposure details. Before he passed away in 2018, at almost 92 years of age, he had been sorting and digitising his slide archives, going back to the 1960s. I guess this is where I partly …