lifeboat crew welcomes old-style photographer
photographer with a historic camera and a mobile darkroom visited
Burnham-On-Sea this week to take photos of Burnham-On-Sea RNLI's
Lowe - who runs The Lifeboat Station Project and takes photos at
lifeboat stations across the UK - uses a large wooden plate glass
camera with matching tripod, which is almost 110 years away from
todays modern digital camera.
each image is unique and the final results are collectibles of limited
Press Officer Mike Lang and Deputy LPO Helen Brodie MBE, plus Operations
Manager Matt Davies, were on hand to greet and assist Jack in his
has been in Jack Lowes blood since he was a young boy. Aged
8, he received a Kodak Instamatic camera from his grandmother, a
turning point from which hes never looked back.
said: "It was good to meet Jack at last, as I was away for
his last visit. It is a great project, and Jack deserves a huge
accolade for his support of the RNLI. Helen also deserves a huge
vote of thanks for her social media support of Jacks project
and all things RNLI!"