An Introduction to the Work of the Scottish Photographers, David Hill and Robert Adamson
Created by Colin Andrews, Lecturer in Convergent Media, Grays School of Art, The Robert Gordon University, Aberdeen and pixelpilot motion design – www.pixelpilot.co.uk.
What kind of resource is this?
A website with Flash content which provides an introduction and historical context to the lives and work of the Scottish photographers David Octavius Hill and Robert Adamson. The site presents a number of their stunning calotype images and highlights their enduring influence in the history of photography.
Read the full case study to find out more about this resource and how it was made.
Who was it designed for?
Tertiary level history of photography / fine art students and researchers.
Points of interest:
Highlights of this resource include the interactive version of the ‘Disruption of the Church’ painting and the graceful and dynamic timeline which relates events in Hill and Adamson’s work to photographic history in general as well as to wider world events. An excellent example of how to make the most of the interactive possibilities of a tool such as Flash.
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An introduction to the work of the Scottish Photographers, David Hill and Robert Adamson | website (Flash plugin required)