With the importance of trying to do things in a more sustainable way and lessen our impact on the earth, it might be time to look at our darkroom practices. It's difficult to think that the thing we love to do might be having a negative environmental impact, but there are ways we can tread... Continue reading →
chocolate tea film developer
Thinking about the environmental impact of my photographic practice led me to do some research on alternative developers. Caffenol (developer made with coffee) has been around for quite a while and there are many versions of the recipe. This photographer from Copenhagen has published his recipe on his blog - https://www.peterbjerg.dk/blog/eco2 I haven't tried it... Continue reading →
It is with much sadness that we post the news of the passing of Evange (Angie) Apostolides, our great leader and the owner of Beau Photo. Born July 1st, 1932 in Tsakones, Pella, Greece, Angie immigrated to Canada in 1951 and settled in Vancouver. After learning English mainly from children's books, he worked for Campbell’s... Continue reading →

Earth Day is in its 50th year this year! As photographers, many of us observe and photograph the natural world, or place subjects in serene forest settings, on beaches, or in fields. Taking care of the environment while still pursuing our passion for photography is important to us here at Beau, and we try to…

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January 7th is a significant date in history!
Try for a minute to imagine your life without photography. First, as photographers, we might have to take up drawing or writing to describe the things we see instead of taking a picture of it. But it is much more than our jobs or our art. Our everyday lives would be dramatically different if it weren’t for the discovery that light sensitive chemicals can be used in very specific ways to produce representations of the real world.

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