Writer and photography / Giorgio Bordin Fumed Silica treatment can improve details in your Siderotypes, but be careful, it’s not chemistry without risk as Giorgio Bordin tell us. Fumed Silica, as it’s commonly said, (CAS 112945-52-5) is also known as pyrogenic silica because it is produced in a flame. It consists of an extremely fine …
The chapter called “Palladium” of Sarah Van Keuren’s book “A Non-Silver Manual: Cyanotype, Vandyke Brown, Palladium & Gum Bichromate with instructions for making light-resists including pinhole photography”.
Bill Winkler shows us how to coat glass for platinum and palladium printing.
Marco Boeringa, though not himself a platinum & palladium printer yet, researches the longevity of the print.
Gary Auerbach recounts the personal journey that led to his discovery of the platinotype printmaking process 20 years ago, and outlines a simple technique for making your own prints using this archival and very beautiful process.
An extract from Christina Z. Anderson’s book Alternative Processes Condensed, which includes a lot more information on several alternative processes.
A description of the Satista photographic print process by Marek Matusz.
Jill Enfiled outlines the chemicals to use for developing pl pd prints.
Gary Auerbach makes an attempt to simplify the platinum process.
The following method of printing in platinum, palladium, or a mixture of both metals, has been evolved to overcome the difficulties and disadvantages of the traditional platinotype.