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Russell Workman — From Headclamps to Selfie Sticks

Russell Workman provides a fascinating insight into the history of portrait and people photography.

Tracing from 1856 when the tin type made photography more accessible to the masses, through to 2016’s ubiquitous selfie, posted to all corners of the internet via social media, Russell even covers the newest trend of taking selfies using drones — ‘dronies’.

This engaging timeline of rarely-seen people photos explores themes such as celebrity photography, early 20th century photographs taken in real colour, Australian family photos, fashion photography and photo-journalism from the 20s to the 80s, glamour photos from the 1900s to today…and more.

Russell’s unique collection includes photos of a young Queen Victoria, Franz List, Charles Darwin, Geronimo, Ellen Terry, Matisse and more.

He will also give advice on how to best conserve your own photographs.

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