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Miscellaneous processes

A Ruzolotype as printed, untoned.
Serebrutype prints: ruthenium and silver

Writer and photography / Richard Puckett A description of Richard Eugene Puckett’s Serebrutype photographic print process. A serebrutype is a print made with ruthenium(III) chloride hydrate developed out with silver nitrate. Ruthenium is an old name for the southwestern region of what is now Russia. Serebro is the Russian word for silver. ...
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Slovakian photographers

Juro Kováčik
Juro Kováčik

From: Bratislava, Slovakia. Shows: Wetplate collodions. See gallery

Cyanotypes

Brush coating cyanotypes
Preparing the canvas: cloth, paper and natural fibre fabrics for cyanotypes

An excerpt from Blueprint to cyanotypes: Exploring a historical alternative photographic process. 3 different coating methods and how to dry and store the coated paper.

Cyanotype photographers

Egill Ibsen
Egill Ibsen

From: Reykjavik, Iceland. Shows: Cyanotypes and acrylics. See gallery

Miscellaneous processes

Kytheratype by Richard Puckett
The Kytheratype: printing with copper and silver

A description of Richard Eugene Puckett’ Kytheratype photographic print process.

Chemicals & kits

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LabOldTech

Chemicals for alternative photography, Salts (Platinum, Palladium, Gold), Ferric Oxalate, Instruments, Contact print frame, Box for Collodion plates and much more!

Cyanotypes

Photograms
Preparing your image for cyanotype printing

An excerpt from Blueprint to cyanotypes: Exploring a historical alternative photographic process. Making photograms in the cyanotype process.

Photographers & people

Some of Tasha Lewis's cyanotype butterflies affixed to metal doors
Butterflies in Blue: A Worldwide Adventure

Tasha Lewis, a New York artist has plans to send swarms of cyanotype butterflies around the world.

Carbon and carbro

Carbon print by Sandy King.
Carbon printing: An alternative process not for the faint of heart

Anthony Mournian gives us an overview of the Carbon printing process from the beginning of time to current state, easing us into the process one step at a time, including work from Sandy King who has truly mastered the process.

Open blog

Where there’s art, can cameras and cell phones be far behind? Do they really serve as competent recorders of “our work?”
Our Art and Images on the Web: An Uneasy Conundrum, Part Two

How does putting your images on the web change the way people see them? Here is Peter J. Blackburn’s take on this.

North American photographers – East & East Coast

Anne Arden McDonald
Anne Arden McDonald

Anne Arden McDonald is a Brooklyn, NY based visual artist working in Silver gelatin prints.

Open blog

Lindas Diptych
An Afternoon of Alt Photo on Vashon Island

On a visit to Vashon Island, Washington State, Nancy Breslin visits Linda Stemer of blueprintsonfabric and sees demonstrations of wet plate collodion and tintypes by Victoria Anderson.
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