1-Day Printing Workshop, “Platinum/Palladium Printing in One Day”. Saturday April 29th, 10am-6pm Pacific Standard Time.

Platinum and Palladium prints are considered the zenith of alternative process printing. Two of the most precious metals on earth combine to produce images of gorgeous tonal value. In this fun, hands-on workshop, you will gain the knowledge and confidence to take on the Platinum/Palladium printing process. Class will start with a brief history of the process and quickly move into the darkroom, where we will spend the day printing. … Read more


Solo exhibition: “ Yokoyama Sumiko Solo Exhibition_Yasyu Ⅲ / Collecting wild ” | 21st March -1st April 2023 | Gallery Yocto, Tokyo Japan

Cyanotype photograms of the wild plants are on display. The prints were exposed on the site where the plants grow under the sunlight. These plants were the ones that I had felt wild while walking through the streets and parks of Tokyo Japan. Links to event: Contact:

Sony exhibition

Photography Exhibition, Sony World Photography Awards 2023 Exhibition, 14 April – 01 May 2023, Somerset House

Kickstarting London’s focal point of photography for the Spring season, the inspiring display showcases exceptional images from the four competitions and the Awards’ additional initiatives set out to embrace photographers worldwide. Exciting additions to this year’s exhibition include an exclusive space dedicated to recent works by Australian photographer Adam Ferguson, who won the 2022 Photographer of the Year for his series Migrantes. Also new for the 2023 exhibition is a … Read more

Anna Atkins calendar

Anna Atkins tribute calendar – the calendar is here!

As many cyanotypers know, Anna Atkins was a pioneer and the first person to make a book with photographs. We are announcing a call for entries to create cyanotypes in Anna Atkins’ style. 12 cyanotypes will be selected for a calendar. See all the entries in the Anna Atkins tribute gallery See the 12 winners here Get the Anna Atkins tribute calendar 2024 Unlock the beauty of nature with Anna … Read more

zrno festival

Call for entries and exhibition: Zrno festival. Deadline April 15th, 2023. Exhibition-late June 2023

This is an open call for all alternative photographers to send us their best analogue, noble photographic process works for this year’s exhibition Let’s follow the Sun! in organization of Zrno festival, Macedonia. Under the term alternative, we understand any classical or experimental analog approach to photography. Handmade, analog photographs of all types, styles, methods and processing, black/white or color shall be accepted. More info can be found here:

Photograph by Bruna Martini created during one of my workshops

Beginner Mordancage workshop, In person, London (Kensington) 26th March 11 am-3pm. Includes introduction to digital negatives

Historic process of bleach-etch, also known as gelatine relief, Mordancage method was developed by Jean -Pierre Sudre producing 3D-like reverse relief, with a visible gelatine veils layer. This half-day workshop will introduce you to the basics of the process, including bleaching, redevelopment and basic method of producing digital negative for contact printing with silver gelatine paper. This is a group session of 4 participants. 180 GBP/ person To find out … Read more

Beginner wet collodion workshop, In person, London (Kensington) 15th April 11-5pm & 27th May 11-5pm

This one-day workshop offers the opportunity to learn wet plate collodion- a historical process using silver and light to obtain a unique images on the glass plate. 1. Health & Safety Information 2. Information on wet-plate darkroom equipment-studio work and field work 3. Preparation of chemistry-glass cleaning agent, cadmium-free salted collodion, silver bath, developer , standard fixer. Note on maturing and shelf-life of chemistry 4. Introduction to large format camera … Read more

EXP.23 Foto festival, Barcelona, Spain July 18-23 2023

Experimentalphotofestival is a non-profit cultural association based in Barcelona, Spain, whose objective is to create, promote and disseminate experimental photography in all its forms and throughout the world. It is responsible for the organization of the Experimental Photo Festival and the Ágora, school of experimentation. Who can participate in the Experimental Photo Festival 2023? The Experimental Photo Festival is open to photographers of all levels (consolidated or beginners), techniques (analogue … Read more

Share, Tag or Dye

Call for entries: Share, Tag or Dye Again, submit by 27 feb, exhibitions start end of March, then June, July and September

Dates: – Open Call – stays open until Feb 27, theoretically (we might have to close it earlier, if we reach 300 submissions – count on the 15 feb is 100  – Exhibition dates – all are not decided: end March – Camera, Cluj-Napoca, RO early June – Lapsus, Timișoara RO (part of Timișoara 2023 European Capital of Culture) late June/early July – Borderline Art Space, Iași, RO 19-23 July … Read more

Call for Entries: The Art of Handmade Photography, Brattleboro, Vermont, USA, deadline March 11, exhibition May 5 – July 2, 2023

Call for Entries: The Art of Handmade Photography: A Juried Exhibition at the Vermont Center for Photography in Brattleboro, Vermont, USA. Entries accepted though March 11, 2023, 5pm (EST). The entry fee is $15.00 for up to five images. Acceptances will be announced on April 1, 2023 and accepted work due at the VCP on April 29, 2023. The exhibition will be on display from May 5 – July 2, … Read more

Resources for workshops – Experimental Photography in the Classroom

Innovative and affordable projects using light to teach many aspects of the curriculum including: Science, Biology, Chemistry, Mathematics, Art, Photography, Recycling, Citizenship, History and Astronomy as well as many which prioritise interaction and communication. Link to Resources for workshops: Contact (optional): Instagram: @justin_quinnell Contact email for us:

Workshops: Alternative Process: cyanotype, gum bichromate, casein bichromate, acetone transfer etc, Texas, USA, March 2023

Beginning in March 2023, a long-time contributor to, Peter J. Blackburn, will conduct workshops on various antiquated processes. One-day sessions are offered for gum bichromate, casein bichromate, cyanotype, acetone transfer printing, basic medium format film, and more! Come and have fun, connect with other artists, and learn information and techniques you will not receive anywhere else! You must be at least 18 years old and a US resident with … Read more

4 events in 2023

4 events you should not miss in 2023

We thought we’d give you a heads up so you can put these 4 events in your calendar for 2023. 2 are for Supporting Members only and 2 are open for everyone. Don’t hesitate to take part! Anna Atkins tribute event. Now closed. See the winners here. Christmas cards 2023 event. Open 10th – 24th June. World Anthotype Day 2023. Open 1st – 19th of August 2023. World Cyanotype Day … Read more

Happy Holidays and call for entries

Call for entries: Christmas cards 2023

To help spread the word of alt. proc. we are doing Christmas cards that can be sent to friends and family – as this may inspire someone to start their own journey of alt. proc. photography! We hope you took lots of photographs during the Christmas holiday of 2022, that can be used for the Christmas cards of 2023. A number of prints will be selected for greeting cards. … Read more

Festival: EXP.23 International Festival on Experimental Photography, July, 19-23th, 2023, Barcelona, Spain

Details of event: More than 300 international artists and photography lovers will meet with the aim of generating a common space to share, learn and discuss experimental photography in its many facets: from the creation of cameras, optics, and films to printing processes, intervention, and production of copies, exhibitions, and photobooks. The non-profit Association Experimentaphotofestival has been created with the aim of making this event possible based on horizontality, gender … Read more

World Cyanotype Day 2022 map

Call for entries: World Cyanotype Day 2023. Open for entries 30th of September and deadline is 7th of October 2023.

We will open for entries on World Cyanotype Day, the 30th of September and deadline is 7th of October 2023. Once a year – on the last Saturday in September – the cyanotype gets special attention. Since 2015 the cyanotype is celebrated on the last Saturday in September in the yearly event World cyanotype Day. If you are not one of those who do cyanotypes EVERY day, it may be a … Read more

Rose petals used to make anthotype prints

Call for entries: World Anthotype Day 2023. Open for entries 1st of August. Deadline 19th of August 2023.

Open for entries 1st of August. Deadline 19th of August 2023. The initiative of World Anthotype Day was started here, and the first event took place on the 20th of August 2022. Over 100 artists sent in their anthotypes! This will now hopefully be an annual event on the 3rd Saturday in August. It is a global event, inviting everyone who is an experienced or aspiring anthotyper. We also welcome other people to run … Read more