Bucking Horse Sale. Chrysotype by Christina Z. Anderson

Papers for chrysotype

Christina Z. Anderson gives us her best tips for chrysotype papers. If you want to learn more about Chrysotypes, there is plenty to know in Leanne MacPhee’s book, Chrysotype. Writer and photography / Christina Z. Anderson With the rising cost of palladium, Mike Ware’s chrysotype process is an intriguing noble metal process to add to your alternative process arsenal. Leanne … Read more

An image made with the gift box camera.

Porphyrography – no darkroom required

Porphyrography is a long exposure dry plate process that uses a lensed camera and novel iron-based chemistry to make direct positive transparent images on glass plates. Porphyrography is often attractive to students because of its relatively simple technique and its use of inexpensive chemicals. Perhaps its most appealing aspect, however, is that it does not require a darkroom. The light-sensitive … Read more

Vandyke by Michele Pero

Michele Pero

Michele Pero is an Italian photographer with many irons in the fire. He runs a blog, is a founder of a photography school and works in a variety of processes. From: Città di Castello (PG), Italy Shows: Ambrotypes, Cyanotypes and Vandykes. Michele Pero, who this guy may be? Former war and commercial photographer. On the field since 1992 as a … Read more

Exhibition: Cyanotype and knitting, France, until 3 July

This work, entirely done manually (CYANOTYPIES AND EMBROIDERY) in a world where digital technology is omnipresent. The rendering of this convergence of the 2 artists are unique pieces, non-reproducible and resulting from a reflection on the roots of people and of ourselves. We leave, or must leave, our childhood roots to take root again in the course of our lives. … Read more

Exhibition: Summer Solstice Event, Flip the Switch: IlLUMENating the Power of Nature – Sunlit Installation, 6/21/2022, New Orleans, USA

Details of event: A one day outdoor sunlit installation of lumen prints on celebrating the Summer Solstice & the power of working with nature. The installation will be up for the full 14 hours of daylight of the longest day of the year from 6am to 8:04pm. Link to event: https://www.natashasanchezcreates.com/events/2022/6/21/flip-the-switch-ilumenating-the-power-of-nature Contact: Natasha Sanchez, [email protected]

Exhibition: Out of the Blue: Cyanotypes by Midge Battelle, Rebecca Bruyn, and Amy Heller, August 26 — November 13, 2022, Provincetown, MA, USA

Out of the Blue refers to the brilliant and rarely achieved Prussian blue color indicative of cyanotype photography. This mid-19th century process developed by Sir John Herschel is at the heart of the exhibit. Anna Atkins first published her botanical studies in the 1840s using cyanotype and almost two centuries later, Midge Battelle, Rebecca Bruyn, and Amy Heller, three admired … Read more

Mary Kocol

Mary Kocol is an art photographer and Massachusetts Master Gardener. She was born in Hartford, Connecticut and now lives and works as a museum photographer near Boston, Massachusetts. See her work here. From: Somerville, Massachusetts, USA Shows: Anthotypes and Solargrams Mary Kocol studied photography at University of Connecticut and earned a Master of Fine Arts in Photography at the Rhode … Read more