G. F. Shew

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History

Legacy

Family

See also

Ballarat Photographic Club

Ballarat School of Mines

Notes


In September 1896 at the annual exhibition of the Ballarat Photographic Club at the Ballarat School of Mines , Shew won first Prize for open Classes photography in the sections of Yachting and Lantern Slides and a Best picture, entitled "Evening”.[1] In November 1897 at the regular meeting of the Ballarat Photographic Club at the Ballarat School of Mines chaired by Professor Alfred Mica Smith Miss Baker read a highly interesting paper on cloud observation, and showed a number of interesting slides, taken by herself and Mr Shew, illustrative of the lecture. [2]

In February 1898, meeting of the Ballarat Photographic Club at the Ballarat School of Mines Presided by Mr William Wooster. Mr Shew gave a practical demonstration of lantern slide making, and explained the different developers and their actions on the photographic film. The different qualities of plates, and means of determining by exposure the colors required were also fully described, the lecturer observing that any color could be obtained with a lantern slide, the results depending on the exposure. He also exhibited a great number of excellent views of Melbourne and Ballarat, taken by himself... A vote of thanks to Mr Shew closed the proceedings. [3] On July 1st, 1898 at the annual meeting of the Ballarat Photographic Club presided by Mr R. J. Miller, Miller and Shew were elected Vice Presidents for the following year. [4]

References

  1. BALLARAT AMATEUR PHOTO-GRAPHIC CLUB. (1896, September 18). The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), p. 3. Retrieved September 2, 2016, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article207492723
  2. (1897, November 26). The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), p. 2. Retrieved November 4, 2016, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article215785744
  3. 1898, February 25). The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), p. 2. Retrieved November 4, 2016, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article215790328
  4. BALLARAT PHOTOGRAPHIC CLUB (1898, July 1). The Ballarat Star (Vic. : 1865 - 1924), p. 4. Retrieved November 4, 2016, from http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article215226346


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--PMDonovan 14:51, 4 November 2016 (AEDT)

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