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Liquid emulsion

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

Writer and photography / Liam Smith Liam Smith, a photography teacher at a local college, gives a visual guide how to make tintypes. I've wanted to have a crack at wet plate photography since I was about 16, there is something that is captured behind the eyes of a tintype portrait that reveals something about a person no other image can. ...
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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.

German photographers

Christian Klant Wet plate collodion photographer
Christian Klant

European photographer From: Berlin, Germany. Shows: Wet plate collodions. See gallery

Members' spotlight

Summer Rain by Christina Z. Anderson.
Christina Z. Anderson and Tricolor gum bichromates

Christina Z. Anderson features in the Members' spotlight with the Tricolor gum bichromate process.

Members' spotlight

Platinum/palladium process
Anna Yeroshenko and the Platinum/Palladium process

Anna Yeroshenko features in the Members' spotlight with the platinum/palladium process.

Photographers & people

gum bichromate bruce campbell
A wonderful way to meet…

Bruce Campbell shares a story of how he used the community on to find photographer Alexander Tkachev who lives reasonably near by and share the same interest - alternative photographic processes. Heartwarming.

Members' spotlight

Abbey Road by Scott Wittenburg
Scott Wittenburg and Acrylic gel medium transfers

Scott Wittenburg features in the Members' spotlight with Acrylic Gel Medium Transfers.

Surveys and polls

Survey result: Non-mainstream photographic processes are… Name it! and Dutch Alternative Photography carried out a survey to define non-mainstream photographic techniques and to collect data for defining various user groups. Here are the findings.

Transfers and lifts

Acrylic transfer printing – building the print

Into transfers? Want to make them really big? Here is an excerpt from Acrylic Transfer Printing a book by Anton Zytnik teaching you how to make large-scale acrylic transfer prints for exhibition or private use.

Lumen print photographers

Maureen Delaney lumen prints
Maureen Delaney

North American photographers – East & East Coast From: Portland, Oregon, United States. Shows: Lumen photogram prints. See gallery

Australian photographers

Leanne McPhee
Leanne McPhee

From: Australia. Shows: Chrysotype, Fuji Transfers, Salt Prints. See gallery


hidden light printers logo
Hidden Light LLC

Matt Beaty runs a commercial darkroom specializing in large format silver gelatin (including toning) and platinum palladium printing, from both film and digital capture.
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