Kerry Herschell

Kerry Herschell, a devoted photographer, recently fell in love with cyanotypes and explores them for unique storytelling. Inspired by global…

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Zebra Dry Plates, Slovenia. Ships globally

Dry plate Tintype and wet plate collodion frames and holders. Cyanotype kit. Developers and chemicals, Drying racks. Large wooden camera. The cyanotype kit is New Cyanotype formula: This Zebra New Cyanotype Sensitiser is based on Mike Ware formula and comes in a convenient 100ml dark bottle together with a measuring pipette, gloves & instructions.  It has extended shelf-life, making it hassle-free and long-lasting. Website: https://zebradryplates.com/ Address: Pot v dolino 31a, … Read more

Magasin Sennelier, Paris, France. Ships to France

Arches, Fabriano, Hahnemuhle, Canson paper, gamblin wax, art supplies, pigments, cyanotype, gum bichromate and chiba system supplies, archival and storage boxes. A well-stocked art supply store, with most things you need. I have not been there, but from the pictures, it looks like a really old establishment that knows what they are doing. Would love to hear from someone who has been. Website: Magasinsennelier.art Addresses – 3 locations in Paris: … Read more

Konstexpo, Sweden, Denmark, Finland. Ships to Scandinavia

Hahnemuhle, Canson and Awagami papers. Large printouts on artpaper. Sell papers both as individual items and packages with a mix of papers. Websites: Sweden: Konstexpo.se , Prästkragens väg 15, 2 tr, 132 36 Saltsjö-Boo. Please book appointment beforehand. Finland: Konstexpo.fi Denmark: Konstexpo.dk      

Sizing paper for alternative processes and cyanotype

Paper basics: Sizing paper for alternative photographic processes

A few decades ago, when I first started out, I believed sizing was about cutting the paper into the right size: I was very wrong. When a paper is “sized”, glue is used to bind the paper to control the absorption of liquids—the capillarity—in the fibres. Writer and photography / Malin Fabbri A paper towel is unsized and very absorbent since you are supposed to use it to wipe up … Read more

Phoenix Paper / brush sensibilisation

Citrate Copperplate Photogravure

This new citrate copperplate photogravure sensitizer has a number of undeniable advantages when used in copperplate photogravure, Hervé Sachy takes us through the process. Writer and photography / Hervé Sachy This is for experienced and advanced users only. The Fenton reaction for copperplate photogravure—Theorical principle of the use of Chiba System (a non toxic alternative to the dichromate processes). What is the Fenton reaction? The Fenton reaction is an oxidation … Read more

Graphic Chemical & Ink, Chicago, USA. In store purchases only

Papers, inks and brushes. A large selection of papers and very knowledgable. Website: https://www.graphicchemical.com/ Adress: Graphic Chemical 728 North Yale Avenue Villa Park IL 60181 USA Phone: 630-832-6004 or 1.800.465.7382 Email: sales@graphicchemical.com

Direct silver mirroring with bronzing effect and mackie line by Recipe 1

Alternative silver mirroring toning

Lexy Xiao finds alternative ways to do the silver mirroring toning without the commercial toners which are mostly discontinued today. She shares her recipes and process here. Writer and photography / Lexy Liangzi Xiao | 肖靓子 WARNING: This is for experienced and advanced users only. Read the safety sheets before attempting to use chemicals and use the correct safety equipment. Hazardous chemicals are used. A little knowledge about silver mirroring … Read more

Moersch Photochemie, Hürth, Germany. Ships to Germany

Papers (Hahnemühle Platinum Rag), analogue developers, photo paper Website: https://www.moersch-photochemie.de/ Email: wolfgang@moersch-photochemie.de Address: Moersch Photochemie Am Heideberg 48 50354 Hürth Germany Phone: +49-2233-943137

Shepherds Bookbindning, London, UK. Ships to Europe

Paper: Arches, BFK Rives, Bockingford, Japanese papers, archival boxes and bookbinding material. Website: https://store.bookbinding.co.uk/store/ Address: 30 Gillingham Street Victoria London SW1V 1HU United Kingdom Phone: +44 (0)20 7233 9999 Email: Through website

Linhof studios, Essex, UK. Ships to Europe

Printing frames. Bergger paper and cyanotype kit. Website: https://www.linhofstudio.com/products/Contact-Printing-Frames Phone: +44 (0)1702 716116 Email: info@linhofstudio.com Adress: Linhof & Studio Ltd Image House 204 Leigh Road Leigh-on-Sea Essex SS9 1BS UK

APC pure, Cheshire, UK. Ships to UK and Europe

Lab equipment, bottles, chemicals for cyanotypes and more. Website: https://apcpure.com/ Adress: Unit 2A East Tame Business Park Rexcine Way Hyde Cheshire SK14 4GX, UK   Phone: +44 (0) 161 351 9599 Email: info@apcpure.com   Ships to UK and Europes: Following the UK’s departure from the EU on 1 January 2021, all shipments are sent on a DAP Basis (Delivered at Place).This means that the buyer will be liable for import VAT … Read more

3D cyanotype sculpture: "Stuck" is called stuck because the material is stuck onto the torso with both acupuncture needles and regular needles.

Cyanotypes in the shape of 3D sculptures

Who said cyanotypes have to be a flat 2-dimensional piece of art? Amy Heller had been working with cyanotypes for a long time and wanted to try something new, so she turned to 3-dimensional sculpture. Photography / Amy Heller Amy Heller’s “Still Lives” evolved into a series of three-dimensional, collaged cyanotype on fabric sculptures using photographs of classical sculpture, starting with mannequins and then using eggs, a symbol of renewal. … Read more

Photographers Formulary, Montana, USA. Ships globally

Specializing in photo grade chemistry for the amateur and professional photographer. Chemicals may be purchased in any custom-scaled amount or standard 10 gram, 100 gram or 1lb. quantities. Bulk products list of over 150 chemicals includes amidol, glycin, hydroquinone, metol, liquid gum arabic, gold chloride, ferric oxalate, pinacryptol yellow solution, pyrogallol and silver nitrate.