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Jill Enfield’s Guide to Photographic Alternative Processes: Popular Historical and Contemporary Techniques
Ceramics and photography – a beginning

Many alternative photographic processes can be used to print on ceramics and clay. In this excerpt from "Jill Enfield's Guide to Photographic Alternative Processes", Jill shows us how to print Pyrofoto, Laser Transfers, Gum bichromates, Cyanotypes, Silkscreen PhotoEZ and Phototransfer onto different surfaces.

Gum tricolor photographers

Barbara Eberhard
Barbara Eberhard

North American photographers – West & West Coast From: Joliet, Illinois, USA. Shows: Gum tricolor. See gallery


Making cyanotypes in-camera

JE Piper has learnt how to make cyanotype negatives in-camera. Here is how.


Papers to use for the cyanotype print process
Papers to use for cyanotypes

Jim Read argues the case for using the cheaper papers for printing cyanotypes.


Cyanotype papers with good result
Debunking the myths of cyanotypes

Jim Read straightens out a few myths on the cyanotype process.

Platinum and palladiums

Illustration 5. Mexican Artillery Position, San Jacinto, Texas. Pure palladium.
Palladium: The Ziatype+

An excerpt on the Palladium and Ziatype process from The Old Made New - Richard Eugene Puckett’s Dry Print-Out Processes with Gold, Palladium, and Platinum.

North American photographers – South & mid west

Richard A Knyast
Richard Kynast

From: Farmington, New Mexico, USA. Shows: Platinum prints. See gallery

Australian photographers

Tracy Milchick
Tracy Milchick

From: Macleay Island, Queensland, Australia Shows: Chemigrams, Photograms and Lumen prints See gallery


Old Made New by Richard Puckett
The Old Made New

The formulas for dry print out - no development, no humidification - of the following the Texas Chrysotype.


Anthotype book
Anthotype book now in ePub eBook format

Our latest book - Anthotypes – Explore the darkroom in your garden and make photographs using plants is now available in 3 formats: As a "normal" book on paper, as an eBook in PDF format and as an eBook in ePub format.

Photographers & people

Wet Plate Collodion International Collaborative Collection “The Mask Series”

Images captured from international artists with a common prop theme and printed using the Wet plate collodion technique.

Paper & artpaper

Photo Paper Direct

Supply over 2000 types of Inkjet photo paper in all finishes and all sizes.


Chemigram by Cynthia Huber
The chemigram

Christina Z. Anderson tells us how to make chemigrams and shows plenty of examples from her students innovative work.


“The Open Door, Forbidden City, Beijing” by Brian Young. Toned cyanotype.
Salt prints and cyanotypes: a short history of printing processes

Brian Young tells the fascinating story of salt prints and cyanotypes - photographic printing processes from the 19th Century.
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