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Plano Road Wildwlowers, Nos. 1 and 2, 2016
As Time Goes By: The Changing Allure of Alternative Processes

Writer and photography / Peter J. Blackburn Peter J. Blackburn's reflections on brush vs camera... now and then. As I was printing a few gum images some months ago, an impetuous echo resonated through my mind which gave rise to further thought and some fodder for this blog. The echo took the form of a quote uttered in reaction when news of t ...
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Australian photographers

Dawne Fahey
Dawne Fahey

From: Sydney, Australia Shows: Chemigrams, Cyanotypes, Encaustic prints, Gum bichromates, Lumen prints and Mordancage. See gallery


Museum Quality

Bob Rogers work has been exhibited at the Brooklyn Museum and Queens Museum as well as various galleries. Here is his work of art in a book.


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RK Photographic

RK photographic supply darkroom equipment, chemicals, paper, film, all the Fotospeed kits, liquid emulsion and cyanotype papers and fabric as well as fine art inkjet paper and some studio gear.

Alaskan photographers

J. Jason Lazarus
J. Jason Lazarus

From: Fairbanks, Alaska - USA. Shows: Van Dyke Brown, Chemigram, Lumen Prints, Cyanotype, Albumen, Gel Medium Transfer, Xerox Transfer. See gallery


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Cyanotypes on fabric – preparing the fabric

This article is an excerpt from Ruth Brown's book Cyanotypes on Fabric. Here Ruth explains how to prepare the fabric for printing.

Surveys and polls

Help us get better! Short 8 question survey.

We are wondering how we can improve, and what way is better to find out than to ask the people using it?

History of alt. proc.

Portrait of Mrs. Mary Somerville
The history of anthotypes

An excerpt from Anthotypes – Explore the darkroom in your garden and make photographs using plants. How the anthotype was discovered.


Cyanotypes on Fabric by Ruth Brown
Cyanotypes on fabric

Ruth Brown is finally releasing an updated edition of Cyanotypes on Fabric. From the expert fabric printer comes a practical and well researched how-to book on cyanotypes.

Casein pigment print photographers

Keith Farrar
Keith Farrar

North American photographers – East & East Coast From: Prattville, Alabama, USA. Shows: Cyanotypes. See gallery

Liquid emulsion

Liam Smith tintype portrait
A visual guide for beginners to making a tintype photograph

Liam Smith, a photography teacher at a local college, gives a visual guide how to make tintypes.

Cyanotype photographers

JP Jackson cyanotype photographer
JP Jackson

From: Trade, Tennessee, USA. Shows: Cyanotypes. See gallery


Alternative Process Photography Sales Gallery

Alternative Process Photography Sales Gallery offers a unique venue exclusively for Historical / Alternative process photographers.

Gum bichromates

New EU regulations that may restrict Gum printing

New EU regulations may change or restrict how we work with gum printing.
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