North American photographers

Vandyke by Susan Chainey

Susan Chainey

Susan Chainey has been working on and off in the darkroom with alternative photographic processes since the 70s. She currently works with Cyanotypes and Vandykes. From: Berkeley, California, USA. Shows: Cyanotypes and Vandykes. Susan Chainey taught English for over thirty years but her other work/love was photography (which she also taught occasionally). In the 1970’s she concentrated on portraits, using … Read more

Colin Knight Vandyke

Colin Knight

Colin Knight, a surgeon, also studied photography and works in cyanotypes, polymer photogravure and vandykes. From: Miami, Florida, USA. Shows: Cyanotypes, Polymer Photogravure and VanDykes. Colin Knight is a Miami-based photographer and pediatric surgeon. He initially studied black and white photography at the College for Creative Studies in Detroit. He’s currently an MFA candidate in Photography at Barry University where … Read more

David Marsh

David Marsh started exploring alternative photographic processes during the pandemic, he shares his gold-toned salt prints. From: Escondido, USA. Shows: Salt prints. Born in San Diego, California – David Marsh was a 20-year veteran of the video game industry before switching his creative focus to photography during the pandemic. With a love for nature-related images, he captures portrait-style images of … Read more

Cyanotype by Jeff Nelson

Jeff Nelson

Jeff Nelson has been working with alt. proc. since 2015. Jeff likes experimenting with substrates and prints on a variety of papers. From: California, USA. Shows: Cyanotypes. Jeff Nelson is a working printer and artist in California, whose interest in the history of printmaking and photography led him to the alternative photography movement back in 2015. Since then, he has … Read more

Cyanotype by Megan Bonanto

Megan Bonanto

Megan Bonanto has many irons in the fire, one of them being cyanotypes. Her patterns come from experiments with glass and a kaleidoscope lens. From: Georgia, USA. Shows: Cyanotypes. Influenced by natural elements. Megan Bonanto’s background includes an undergraduate degree in Environmental Education, a Master’s in Library Science, weaver, quilter, yogi, foodie, gardener, pixel spinning, cyclist, reader, home-school moma, hiker, … Read more

Robin North Cyanotype

Robin North

Robin North works in alternative photographic processes and a range of expressions such as experimental narratives and portraits. From: Richmond, Texas, and San Diego, California, USA Shows: Cyanotypes, Platinum/Palladiums and Salt prints. Robin North is an interdisciplinary/visual artist based in Richmond, Texas, and San Diego, California. He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the University of Houston with … Read more

Platinum/Palladium by John Higbie

John Higbie

John Higbie, a professional photographer, works without using a negative at all for his platinum-palladium prints. From: Ypsilanti, Michigan, USA. Shows: Platinum/palladiums. John Higbie has had a lifelong interest in photographic technologies. He worked in Hollywood for 25 years, specializing in engineering and shooting with robotic camera systems for live-action, visual effects, and stop-motion animation. He began his career in … 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

Kallitype by Mitch Eckert

Mitch Eckert

Mitch Eckert pairs his photographic equipment, process and materials with the concept and express it though kallitypes. From: Louisville, Kentucky, USA. Shows: Kallitypes. Mitch Eckert has been an artist since primary school but didn’t take up photography until high school. A bb gun accident left him blind in one eye and so photography made perfect sense – one eye and … Read more

Porphyrography by James Tanguay

James Tanguay

James Tanguay, from Tucson, Arizona USA shares his work made with a process called porphyrography which is is currently working on refining. From: Tucson, Arizona, USA. Shows: Porphyrography. James Tanguay is obsessed with being a part of every aspect of his photography. He designs and builds his own cameras, sometimes even crafting his own lenses. He creates his own sensitizers … Read more