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Books

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January special from Christina Z. Anderson – order 6 copies and get free shipping

New Year’s Special through the month of January that will especially help our Overseas members! Order 6 Copies of either The Experimental Photography Workbook or Gum Printing and Other Amazing Contact Printing Processes or a combination of both i.e 3 of each, or 1 of one and 5 of the other or any way you prefer as long as it adds up to 6. (For mo ...
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Open blog

This gum print is from my series, Popping Gum: Exploring Pop Art in Gum. This is probably one of just a few prints which I can celebrate diverse web renderings. Regardless, I still prefer the physical print!
Our Art and Images on the Web: An Uneasy Conundrum, Final Thoughts

Peter J. Blackburn offers closing remarks to complete his viewpoint as to the appropriate roles the web should play in promoting our art.

Photographers & people

Mungo Ponton
Mungo Ponton – A tribute to the grandfather of the Gum Bichromate and other dichromate processes

20th November is the birth anniversary of a very important yet hardly known figure in the history of photography. The Scottish inventor Mungo Ponton.

Miscellaneous processes

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

A description of Richard Eugene Puckett’s Serebrutype photographic print process.

Books

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Get that xmas shopping done!

For those of you who are planning some Christmas shopping, get some good books!

Surveys and polls

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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.
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