Robert A. Schaefer Jr.

Robert A. Schaefer Jr. is a photographer working in the Cyanotype and other alt processes. His work is often inspired by architecture.
From: New Orleans, Louisiana.
Shows: Cyanotypes, Pinholes, Vandykes, Wet plate collodions and Uranotype.

Robert A. Schaefer, Jr. has been working in fine art photography for over 40 years. His imagery has been greatly influenced by architecture with a BA of Architecture Degree from Auburn University in Alabama and a Diplom Ingenieur Architekt Degree from the Technical University in Munich, Germany. Schaefer’s gelatin silver, cyanotype and other 19th Century processed prints have been exhibited and are part of major collections in the US and Europe includeing the Musuem of Modern Art in New York, City, the Bibliotheque Nationale in Paris, France and the Stadtmuseum of Munich, Germany. His expertise in photography is passed on to students during his workshops for Penumbra Foundation ( In New York City. His website address is: www.schaeferphoto.comHis lecture for the B&H Photography store in New York City can be found on under the title of Cyanotype – A 19th Century Process for Today’s Photographer.

“Schaefer’s imagery of buildings, city scapes, even portraits is directly related to his studies and work in architecture. Printing with the Cyanotype Process imbues them with a slightly surreal nuance.”

More about Robert:
Articles by Robert

Photographer is also featured in:

Alternative Photography: Art and Artists, Edition I

Blueprint to cyanotypes


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