UK photographers

Kim Tillyer Cyanotypes

Kim Tillyer

After pursuing family life, Kim Tillyer returned to art, earning a first-class degree in Textiles and Surface Design. Her cyanotype art, featured on BBC Countryfile, culminated in her book “A Beginner’s Guide to Cyanotype.” From: Loweswater, Cumbria, UK Shows: Cyanotypes Kim Tillyer was born in London and moved to North Yorkshire at the age of 13 when her parents returned to the North York Moors and family roots in Middlesbrough. … Read more

Paul Ligas

Paul Ligas works with anthotypes, sometimes digitally altering them to reveal hidden details, or blending them with digital photographs or watercolour textures. This creates wider opportunities to explore the environmental values that drive him. From: Ledbury, United Kingdom. Shows: Anthotypes, and anthotypes digitally altered or combined with digital photographs and watercolour paintings. Paul Ligas is a self-taught photographer and photographic artist living in Ledbury, Herefordshire, born and raised in southern … Read more

Anne Guest

Anne Guest is a visual artist who makes cyanotypes that are inspired by the beauty, fragility and vulnerability of the natural world. From: Birmingham, UK. Shows: Cyanotypes. Anne Guest’s art is sometimes quirky, sometimes serious but always curious. She looks at the natural world with awe and wonders and with an awareness of the increasing fragility and vulnerability it faces because of today’s environmental challenges. Anne Guest has an MA … Read more

Paula Smith photographer

Paula Smith

Paula Smith is a cyanotypist and mixed media artist, who aims to capture the beauty of nature in its finest detail. From: Forest of Dean, United Kingdom. Shows: Cyanotypes. Paula Smith is a nature inspired artist living in the Forest of Dean and, with its wealth of colour and natural beauty, it’s no wonder she works on a forever changing canvas, just like the seasons themselves. Her passion to explore … Read more

Cyanotype by Claire-louise Pitman

Claire-louise Pitman

Claire-louise Pitman, a fine art student, shows her experiments with different process such as cyanotypes. From: Somerset, UK. Shows: Cyanotypes, chemigram. Claire-louise Pitman was born in Somerset where she had her first major operation at just a few months old. As a child, she enjoyed forest school. Now she is closer to nature because of it. College is where she found photography in GCSE art. At college, she studied fine … Read more

Anthotype by Fiona Robinson

Fiona Robinson

Fiona Robinson finds the low environmental impact of the anthotype process to be the key attraction. See her work. From: Salford, UK. Shows: Anthotypes. Fiona Robinson discovered the anthotype process while studying for an MA in socially-engaged photography, adding to her qualifications in ecology and community development. Much of Fiona Robinson’s photographic work focuses on the natural world, and so the low environmental impact of the process is the key … Read more

Cyanotype by David Lowe

David Lowe

David Lowe, from Wigan, Manchester, UK is retired and experiments a lot with photography with a preference towards the environmentally friendly processes. From: Wigan, Manchester, UK. Shows: Anthotypes, Chlorophyll and Cyanotypes. David Lowe was born in 1957 in Wigan, a suburb of Manchester. He has in the last few years taken a keen interest in Experimental Photography after many years of developing his artistic and photographic skills whilst working full-time … Read more

Bridget Arnold

Bridget Arnold is a cyanotypist from Devon in the UK, and brings cyanotypes to everyday objects such as lampshades and household objects. From: Devon, UK. Shows: Cyanotypes. Bridget Arnold was born and bred in Devon, UK, her passion for nature and the place that she lives comes from that connection. She is fortunate to live on the edge of Dartmoor and next to the Granite Tramway where she can walk, … Read more

Cyanotype by Marion Sidebottom

Marion Sidebottom

Marion Sidebottom describes herself as a nature-based artist and photographer who is particularly drawn to botanical subjects and working with botanical materials. From: Burnham-on-Crouch in Essex, UK. Shows: Cyanotypes. Marion Sidebottom has been experimenting with using plants in her work since researching for her MA in Art and Design in 2014. For a few years her main focus was photographing ancient trees and woodlands and working with environmental charities including … Read more

Argyrotype by Simon Ashmore

Simon Ashmore

Simon Ashmore is an artist from Kent in Southeast England who combines a range of photographic techniques and processes, often including alternative printing processes, to create expressive and sometimes abstract images. From: Kent, England. Shows: Argyrotypes, Cyanotypes and Salt prints. Time, memory, mortality and hope are reoccurring themes in Simon Ashmore’s work. “Alternative printing techniques are both a joy and a torture. Satisfying results can be elusive, but when the … Read more

Robert Poole Platinum and palladium photograph

Robert Poole

Robert Poole is a retired University Professor living in Yorkshire, UK. His passion is now photography and he shares his wide range of alternative photographic process work. From: Sheffield and London, UK. Shows: Argyrotypes, Chrysotypes, New Chrysotypes, Palladiums and Platinum-Palladiums. Robert Poole is a retired University Professor living in Yorkshire, UK. His passion is now photography. His scientific and laboratory background lead him, not to digital technologies, but to the … Read more

Angela Chalmers Cyanotype

Angela Chalmers

Angela Chalmers is a very experienced alt. proc. artist exploring women’s history and popular culture in her cyanotype photograms. From: Scarborough, United Kingdom. Shows: Cyanotypes. Angela Chalmers is a visual artist using cyanotype, photography, and mixed media processes on paper and textiles. She has worked with the cyanotype process for over seventeen years. Her creative practice explores women’s history and popular culture. Angela makes photograms that capture objects connected to … Read more

Richard Bailey

Richard Bailey from the UK is now retired from teaching and lecturing in art and design and pursuing alternative photography. From: Sheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom Shows: Casein bichromates, cyanotypes and gum bichromates. Richard Bailey retired after over 30 years as a teacher and lecturer in art and design education. His teaching experience was across a number of areas within art and design including fine art, photography, graphic design and digital … Read more

Nuala Mahon

Nuala Mahon is from Ireland and her photographic work reflects her concern for environmental problems. She shows her pinholes developed in seaweed here. From: Sherkin Island, Ireland. Shows: Pinholes and monoprints. Nuala Mahon is a photographer living and working on a small island off the south west coast of Ireland. She is deeply interested in her unique environment and an avid gardener. Nuala Mahon’s main concern is plastic pollution in … Read more

Libby Mornement

Libby Mornement explores cyanotypes – many inspired by water and sea – and sells her work in her business Bloemen & Blue. See her work here. From: Wiltshire, UK. Shows: Cyanotypes. With no formal art or photographic training, Libby Mornement’s 3-year venture with cyanotype has been one of pure experimentation & she continues to attempt to cyanotype anything, and on everything. The possibilities of the alchemy of Irons with Sunshine … Read more

Gum bichromate by Alan Glover UK photographer

Alan Glover

Alan Glover, a UK photographer, has been exploring gum bichromate from a photographic point of view with plans to expand his work into a more artistic expression and in different kinds of processes. From: Between Wolverhampton and Birmingham, UK. Shows: Gum bichromates. Alan Glover spent most of his life as a man with a job and a hobby, which just happened to be photography. In 2014, while looking for more … Read more

Olivia Singleton photographer

Olivia Singleton

Olivia Singleton graduated and learned a practice spanning from digital to alternative photographic processes. She explores “dreamy” cyanotypes. From: London, United Kingdom. Shows: Cyanotypes. Olivia Singleton is a recent graduate of the Photography BA at Camberwell College of Arts, UAL, UK. Her practice spans from alternative, analogue photographic processes to digital manipulation. At the heart of these images is an exploration into the ways in which spaces – public and … Read more

Photopolymer by David Jeffery

David Jeffery

David Jeffery has worked as a photographer and photo technician in London, UK, and that’s where his interest in alt. proc. started; trying a variety of processes. He now lives in Sweden. See his work here. From: London, UK. Lives in Ljungskile, Sweden. Shows: Cyanotypes and photopolymer. David Jeffery worked on and off as a photographer for museums and archaeology for a few years after college. He then worked as … Read more

Maureen Mulhern-White

Maureen Mulhern-White is passionate about cyanotypes, lumens and photographs which reflects in her work, she starts her gallery here with a few examples. Take a look. Lives: Roxbury, Connecticut, USA. Born: UK Shows: Cyanotypes and lumen prints. Maureen Mulhern-White’s particular passions include cyanotype, lumengrams and photograms. Self-taught, her work often bridges the playful and the macabre. Born in England, Maureen spent her early years in the UK before moving to … Read more