Opening the Exhibition, the Lord Provost said:
the scientific and experimental side of photographic practice became
more and more specialised and became the special province of the
skilled staffs of the Manufacturers, the Edinburgh Photographic
Society has concentrated more and more on the pictorial and artistic
aspects of the craft with the object of demonstrating to the public
that photography can be applied to the making of pictures of some
survey of 500 prints submitted revealed the somewhat unexpected information
that 23 different negative sizes were used in producing them.
These ranged from 1 x ¾ ins to 24 x 30 cms.
By far the greatest number of prints were made from 2 ¼ x 2 ¼ ins
35mms. coming next in popularity at 20%.
most popular printing process was Bromide (65.8%) with Bromesko and Plastika
both well represented whilst Bromoil and Bromoil Transfer together amounted
to only 2%.