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Daguerrotype by Daniel Kuczynski
Daniel Kuczynski and daguerreotypes

Writer and photography / Daniel Kuczynski Daniel Kuczynski features in the Members' spotlight with the daguerreotype process. About Daniel Kuczynski Daniel Kuczynski began his study of Fine Art Photography in the 1980’s at George Washington University, where he was introduced to the Gum Bichromate process. In 1987, Daniel obtained his d ...
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Cyanotype photographers

Peter Voros
Peter Voros

From: Nove Zamky, Slovakia. Shows: Cyanotypes. See gallery

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COFFEE FIX,  Coffee series, Unique print by Olive Dean
Olive Dean and lumenography

Olive Dean features in the Members' spotlight with her favourite process lumenography.

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East Wind, No. 1
Tricolor gum bichromate photograph. 16 x 16 inches. See end of article for more technical information for this print.
Tweaks and Twists: An Update Report to My Gum Printing, Part 1 of 2

Writer and photography / Peter J. Blackburn Peter J. Blackburn updates us on his progress with gum printing and his struggles with papers. In the five or so years since I wrote an essay for Alternative Photography describing my own personal working methods for gum printing, it would be fair to surmise that significant aspects have […]

North American photographers – South & mid west

Donald Walker
Donald Walker

From: Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. Shows: Salt prints, calotypes. See gallery

Art of alt. proc.

what is alternative photography?
What is Alternative Photography? Interpretations of the term

Writer / An Zuriel The term Alternative Photography can be interpreted in many ways. The question “What do you consider to be ’Alternative Photography’?” in the DAP (Dutch Alternative Photography) survey, sparked controversy on the subject and provided a basis for a debate between alternative and Analogue Photography organizations held at the Revela-T festival on […]


Safety first – plants to watch when making anthotypes

An excerpt from Anthotypes – Explore the darkroom in your garden and make photographs using plants. Poisonous plants that should be avoided when making anthotypes.

Cyanotype photographers

Neil Souch
Neil Souch

From: West Cornwall, UK. Shows: Lith Printing, Lumens, Cyanotypes, Van Dykes, Gum Printing, Pinholes and Photograms. See gallery

Book shops

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Your Old Time Bookstore

Your Old Time Bookstore publish reprints from Lindsay publications and feature a couple of alternative photographic process gems. One book on Ferrotypes for example.

Miscellaneous processes photographers

J.P Corr III
J.P. Corr III

From: Apex, North Carolina, USA. Shows: Gymnotypes. See gallery


A slit pinhole in a pinhole camera
Slit-pinhole photography

Steve Gellman shows us how he uses a slit pinhole to make pinhole images.

Gumoil photographers

Anna Ostanina
Anna Ostanina

Anna Ostanina from St. Petersburg, Russia works in Gumoils. She likes the unique properties of the process and working with different materials. See gallery


Paper negatives using tracing paper and oil
Using oiled tracing paper as positive for heliogravure

Looking for texture in negatives Jose Garcia Fuertes finds out that tracing paper does the job.

North American photographers – South & mid west

Carol Hayman
Carol Hayman

From: Austin, Texas, USA. Shows: Intaglio prints. See gallery
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