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February 2014 newsletter


Free book, chapters, articles and artists

A lot of people sent in a lot of good stuff this month. A whole book FOR FREE from Mike Ware. A good long chapter from Jill Enfield. An article from JE Piper and new artists' work to enjoy. A fine start to the year!

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Ceramics and photography – a beginning

Many alternative photographic processes can be used to print on ceramics and clay. In this excerpt from Jill Enfield’s Guide to Photographic Alternative Processes, Jill shows us how to print Pyrofoto, Laser Transfers, Gum bichromates, Cyanotypes, Silkscreen PhotoEZ and Phototransfer onto different surfaces.


Cyanotypes in cameraNew article: Making cyanotypes in-camera

JE Piper has learnt how to make cyanotype negatives in-camera. Here is how.

New artists in the gallery

Clare ParsonsClare Parsons

Clare Parsons is a student of Christina Z. Anderson's. She has taken both her Experimental class last year and Alt. Processes. She is experimenting with a wide range of processes such as Chemigrams, Mordançage, Vandyke brown and Wetplates.


Barbara EberhardBarbara Eberhard

Barbara Eberhard is a photography teacher from Illinois with a love of non-silver processes. She works in tricolour gum.


Sara Jennings GravesSara Jennings-Graves

Sara Jennings-Graves choose to work in alternative photographic processes to get depth in her work. She enjoys albumen, salt prints, tintypes and cyanotypes.

New FREE book from Mike Ware

Cyanomicon - History, Science and Art of Cyanotype: photographic printing in Prussian blueCyanomicon - History, Science and Art of Cyanotype: photographic printing in Prussian blue

Mike Ware's book devoted to the study of photographic printing in Prussian blue, engaging with its history, aesthetics, practice, conservation and chemistry is a useful resource for historians, curators and conservators of photographs, and for students of iron-based analogue imaging (siderotype) - should any of these good folk ever find themselves as castaways upon the strange blue shores of cyanotype.
Download it free here (5.2 Mb).


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