Something a little different for you this evening – Steve Lightfoot has done a lot of research on the history of photography and some detective work tracking down the people in a Victorian family he found in a charity shop. Although he has not spoken to clubs before we hope members will find what he does interesting.
Find out more here:- https://www.yorkshirepost.co.uk/heritage-and-retro/heritage/how-chance-discovery-old-picture-album-sparked-leeds-mans-fascination-victorian-photography-3029477
Victorian Photography – the photographers, the studios and the sitters.
Dramatic changes took place in the way photography was used in the 19th century. Steve Lightfoot looks at some of the major developments that took place and how studios adapted in order to satisfy the requirements of the ordinary working family. He traces the history of some of the leading studios and reflects on the most interesting, amusing, and tragic stories.