Cyanotype photographers

Cyanotype by Fidan Nazim

Fidan Nazim

Fidan Nazim, a librarian from Azerbaijan is now focusing on photography and works with alternative photographic processes from a home laboratory. From: Baku, Azerbaijan. Shows: Cyanotypes, Aged and bleached prints. Fidan Nazim qizi lives in Baku, Azerbaijan. She received her university education in librarianship and information. After working in a library for years, she worked in accounting, but in recent years has focused entirely on photography. By studying alternative processes, … 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

Wet Cyanotype by Sonja Schaeffeler

Sonja Schaeffeler

Sonja Schaeffeler is a photographer and graphic designer venturing into the cyanotype process, experimenting with dry and wet cyanotype and toning. She is particularly drawn to plants and blossoms. From: Egg, Zurich, Switzerland. Shows: Botanical cyanotypes As a photographer, Sonja Schaeffeler is interested in all forms of photography and loves working with light. Professionally she made the switch from analogue to digital photography at the time but continued experimenting with … 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

Vandyke by Alfonso de Castro

Alfonso de Castro

Alfonso de Castro, a Spanish professor shows argyrotypes, vandykes platinum & palladiums and a range of different processes in his gallery. From: Spain. Shows: Argyrotypes, Cyanotypes, Platinum and Palladium and Vandykes. Alfonso de Castro lives in Spain and is a professor at the University of Barcelona, where he has been teaching photography for many years. He is also naturally a photographer himself. Alfonso de Castro is especially interested in portraits, … Read more

Mordancage by Yaroslav Golubchyk

Yaroslav Golubchyk

Yaroslav Golubchyk is in search of “non-standard” techniques and has been working in alt. proc. for 15 years and shows a range of processes. From: Kyiv, Ukraine. Shows: Chemigrams, Cyanotypes, Gum bichromate, Gum over cyanotypes, Gumoils, Kallitype, Mordancage, Oilprints, and Photoetching. Yaroslav Golubchyk, was born in 1971 in Kyiv, Ukraine. He has been working for more than 15 years in different techniques of alternative photography and also tutoring art photography … Read more

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 traditional film and darkroom processing techniques. At the same time, … 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 he studied alternative processes with Scott Weber and RemiJin Camping. … Read more

Anthotype by Martine Marie-Anne Chartrand

Martine Marie-Anne Chartrand

Martine Marie-Anne Chartrand is on a zero-waste journey and is exploring processes such as anthotype and chlorophyll alongside her work in cyanotypes and pinholes. From: Canada. Shows: Anthotypes, Chlorophylls, Cyanotypes and Pinholes. Martine Marie-Anne Chartrand has been doing photography as fine art since she was in college and attended the Ottawa School of Art in Canada. In art school, she would enrol in every photography class available and as often … 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 worked to rehabilitate the cyanotype as an art medium, believing … 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 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, outdoor enthusiast, and designer. As a visual artist, Megan’s work … 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 a concentration in Photography and Digital Media. He is currently … 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

Chlorophyll print by Émilie Léger

Émilie Léger

Canadian Émilie Léger is an award-winning illustrator and visual artist working in chlorophyll prints and cyanotypes. From: Pincourt, Québec, Canada. Shows: Chlorophyll prints and cyanotypes. Émilie Léger was born in 1987 in Vaudreuil, in the suburbs of Montréal (Québec, Canada). She is a professional artist, illustrator and a cultural worker. During her years in the digital art field, she became an illustrator. She won five Aurora-Boréal literature prizes for her … 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 I Shows: Ambrotypes, Cyanotypes and Vandykes. Michele Pero, who this guy may be? Former war and commercial photographer. On the field since 1992 as a full-time photographer. First steps moved into the darkroom in … Read more