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Printers

Logo 139 printroom
139 Printroom

139 Printroom specialises in making Platinum/Palladium prints and have clients worldwide. They also run printing workshops.

Cyanotype photographers

Carlo Chechi
Carlo Chechi

From: Stigliano, Siena, Italy. Shows: Cyanotypes, salt prints and oil prints. See gallery

Anthotypes

Anthotypes from lilacs
Finding plants and pigments for making anthotypes

An excerpt from Anthotypes – Explore the darkroom in your garden and make photographs using plants. Plants suitable for making anthotypes and where to get them.

Negatives

Registering a negative for the gum bicromate process step 4
A simple negative registration method 

A simple, but effective OHP negative registration technique for gum printing. The method can be used for multiple pass single negative prints as well as CMYK negative prints.

Negatives

Grey gamma on digital negatives 6b
When to use gray gamma 1.8 or 2.2 for digital negatives

Regardless of the workflow you use to make digital negatives, consistency is the key to achieving repeatable results. It’s worth questioning whether or not the original step wedge was made in gray gamma 1.8 or gray gamma 2.2.

Cyanotype photographers

Rüdiger Beckmann
Rüdiger Beckmann

European photographers From: Hamburg, Germany. Shows: Cyanotypes. See gallery

Pinholes

From pinhole to print
Why pinhole?

An excerpt from From pinhole to print – Inspiration, instructions and insights in less than an hour. The beautiful qualities of a pinhole print.

Belgian photographers

Roger-Kockaerts
Roger Kockaerts

European photographers From: Brussels, Belgium. Shows: Palladium prints. See gallery

Pinholes

Pinhole cameras rely on the fact that light travels in straight lines – a principle called the rectilinear theory of light. This makes the image appear upside down in the camera.
How a pinhole camera works

An excerpt from From pinhole to print – Inspiration, instructions and insights in less than an hour. How a camera without a lens can be used to take pictures.

Chemicals & kits

Wet Plate Supplies

A range of premixed collodions, fixers and other chemistry, also a range of other essential supplies such as tintype plates, glass and other substrates.

Photogravure

Making Photogravures With Polymer Plates: A modern technique of historical photo-mechanical printing using steel-backed polymer plates, etched with ... by hand with traditional intaglio processes
Base exposure times when making photogravures with polymer plates

An excerpt from “Making Photogravures With Polymer Plates: A modern technique of historical photo-mechanical printing using steel-backed polymer plates, etched with water and printed by hand with traditional intaglio processes“.

Photographers & people

The Lamphouse Photo company vintage van
A large-format photography studio and darkroom inside a vintage camper

Katherine Fugit owns and operates a large-format photography studio and darkroom inside a vintage camper. She runs it with her husband Conan and call it Lamphouse Photo Co. Since last June they have been traveling around their hometown of Wichita, KS taking 4x5 black-and-white portraits with our Burke & James Saturn 75 camera and developing them by hand using a paper negative process, on-site in about 10 minutes.

Cyanotype photographers

Katerina Bukolska
Katerina Bukolska

North American photographers – East & East Coast From: Prague, The Czech Republic Shows: Cyanotypes on glass See gallery

Open blog

Blog Peter J Blackburn
Making practice your praxis

Peter J. Blackburn argues the case for doing a bit of casual printing in-between more serious alternative process work.
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