Fine art film photography from my darkroom to your home

Cambridge, United Kingdom

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About tiinateaspoon

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Exploring photography, designing clothing, and teaching fashion!

I take photos from the heart. I especially love the feel of film; there's something magical about the whole process of capturing light into a solid form. I use a range of vintage and odd cameras, and each has a quirky personality which merges with mine and comes through in my images. I enjoy hand developing and printing my photography in my darkroom and exploring new techniques.

I've been making clothes since I was very small and earned a first class honours degree in Fashion Studies at the London College of Fashion when I was a bit bigger! Whilst studying for my degree, I also started my own business selling my clothing designs (and photographic work), focusing on sustainable design and analogue techniques. Everything is made from scratch; from idea, to pattern, through sewing, to completion! I love the tactile quality of fabric and all the weird and wonderful things that can be done with it. I see clothing as wearable sculpture.

I'm now working as a BA fashion lecturer at a specialist art college. I teach a wide range of research, design, development, portfolio building and technical skills for fashion.

My work has since been collected and exhibited internationally, including in London and New York, and I have published two books of photography.

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Last updated on November 26, 2013
Hello. If you have any questions at all I'd be delighted to try and help answer them.

I love to trade! Especially for things like found paper, handspun yarn, necklaces, pottery, zines, blank sketchbooks, buttons, and art.

If you'd like to have a print made just the right size for you, or on different paper, you just have to ask.

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Returns and exchanges
I try and make sure you're 100% happy with your purchase. If for any reason you're not, then please contact me and I'll do what I can.

If you're not happy with your purchase for any reason you can return the goods to me in the original, resaleable condition within 30 days of receipt and I'll refund your money, minus shipping.

I keep proof of postage and will make a claim if any item is damaged/lost in the mail. If possible I will replace your item. All cases are handled individually.

I provide sizing information on my listings, please read these carefully and ask any questions you may have before buying.
For all international purchases any customs fees and taxes charged by your country are not included in the price, sorry!

You can pay by credit card too without needing a paypal account, choose the paypal option and you'll be guided through it.
I usually make items to order and they take around 2 to 3 weeks. I will give you an estimated ship time on receipt of your purchase, and let you know when your item is actually in the post.

I currently visit the post office on Wednesdays.

Items are shipped to the UK by first class mail unless the listing states otherwise. This usually takes 1 to 2 business days to arrive after being shipped.

International post is sent by airmail unless the listing states otherwise. Delivery times vary depending on the country and customs clearance times. As a guesstimate, shipping to the US takes around 5 to 14 days.

Small photographs are shipped in a board-backed envelope with an extra layer of mountboard to keep them safe. They're also nestled in a clear plastic wrapper to keep them dry.
Larger photographs (10"x10" and over) will also be wrapped in plastic, then rolled gently into a rigid cardboard postal tube.

All clothing will be as fresh as a daisy when it arrives. It will also be sent in secure packaging.

If you would like faster shipping then please contact me for a quote.
Additional policies and FAQs
***Privacy policy***

I won't spam you, ever.
I will send you an email/conversation to acknowledge your purchase, and another when your item ships. I will only contact you further if there are problems with your order.
I won't share your details. That would be mean.