Cyanotype photographers

Nina Adler Cyanotype

Nina Adler

Nina Adler, a self-taught photographer, born in Denmark, but lives in France takes photographs from her travels and prints them in the cyanotype or vandyke process or makes xerox liths of them. From: Montcuq, South West France Born: Denmark Shows: Cyanotypes, Vandykes and Xerox lithography. Nina Adler is a Danish-born self-taught photographer who chose to live in a village in S.W. France 20 years ago. She is using digital cameras … Read more

Annette Golaz Tricolour cyanotype

Annette Golaz

Swiss photographer Annette Golaz experiments with a variety of 19th century photographic processes like gum, platinum/palladium, salted paper and cyanotype printing. She researched the toning of cyanotypes with botanicals and developed a tricolor cyanotype process. From: Maennedorf, Switzerland. Shows: Tricolour cyanotypes. Swiss photographer Annette Golaz experiments with a variety of 19th century photographic processes like gum, platinum/palladium, salted paper and cyanotype printing. She researched the toning of cyanotypes with botanicals … Read more

Diana Caragan

Diana Caragan is a cyanotype artist, photographer, and graphic designer based in Converse, Texas, USA. From: Converse, Texas, USA. Shows: Cyanotypes. Originally from the Philippines, Diana Caragan worked and traveled the world while serving in the United States Navy. Following her military career, she earned her associate’s degree in Studio art from Del Mar College. She received her bachelor’s degree in Graphic design from Texas A&M University-Corpus Christi. Diana Caragan’s … 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

Pablo Tesoriere Cyanotype

Pablo Tesoriere

Pablo Tesoriere is a filmmaker from Argentina. He shows his cyanotype portraits here. From: Buenos Aires, Argentina. Shows: Cyanotypes. Pablo Tesoriere was born in 1979 in the province of Buenos Aires, resident in CABA. He is a comprehensive director specialized in works with audiovisual and photographic archives and Fine Art Photographer. Film Director (Universidad del Cine, 2001). Professor with orientation in Film Direction (Universidad del Cine, 2005). Diploma in Audiovisual … Read more

Palle Lindgaard-Jørgensen Albumen print

Palle Lindgaard-Jørgensen

Palle Lindgaard-Jørgensen has worked with alternative photographic processes for more than ten years.  From: Nærum, 18 km north of Copenhagen, Denmark. Shows: Albumen prints, Anthotypes, Cyanotypes, Phototransfers to metal, Photogravure and Xerolithography. Palle Lindgaard-Jørgensen is an artistic photographer who always uses his own photos as a basis for the alternative photographic processes and experiments with the different expressions, one can get from the alternative processes. He works with transfers of … Read more

Karen Landey cyanotype

Karen Landey

Karen Landey calls herself “A cyanotype newbie swept away by the magic.” She has been taking photographs for 60+ years and has started exploring cyanotypes for her collages. From: Veneta, Oregon, USA. Shows: Cyanotypes. A koan is an example of a paradox that transcends logic while silencing the mind. “What is the sound of one hand clapping?” is an example of a Zen koan.  This allows illumination to dawn by … Read more

Cyanotype photographer Dennis Humphrey

Dennis Humphrey

Dennis Humphrey is an interdisciplinary artist using digital photography, alternative photography (cyanotype and gum bichromate) as well as contemporary mixed media processes, mostly on paper. He shares his cyanotypes here. From: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Shows: Cyanotypes. Dennis Humphrey is an interdisciplinary artist using digital photography, cyanotype and contemporary mixed media processes on paper.   A collector of images, an assembler and arranger of mediums and materials, he mixes and … Read more

World Cyanotype Day 2021 - Rejuvenation

World Cyanotype Day 2021, 25th September – can it possibly get BIGGER?

The 25th of September 2021 is World Cyanotype Day. Last year there were 265 artists taking part here from 50 different countries. Can this year possibly get BIGGER? Well, start by preparing, you have plenty of time to really think of the theme and make something NEW, and the theme this year is “Rejuvenation”.  Enter your work in the gallery at AlternativePhotography.com: AlternativePhotography.com/gallery/gallery-by-process/world-cyanotype-day-2021-gallery-rejuvenation/ There are many more ways to take … Read more

Cyanotype photograph by Alina Chirila

Alina Chirila

Alina Chirila is a Canadian photographer and psychotherapist living and working in Waterloo, Ontario. She works in Chemigrams and Cyanotypes. From: Waterloo, Ontario, Canada. Shows: Chemigrams and Cyanotypes. Alina Chirila is a self-taught film photographer, interested in analog and historical printing techniques. She defines her practice as an exploration of experience, of self and other, and of the relationship with the world. Alina Chirila is compelled by film in its … Read more

Oliviero Olivieri

Oliviero Olivieri is a photographer based in Rome where he has a portrait studio with his darkroom. He shows his cyanotypes and vandykes. From: Cagliari, Sardinia, Italy Shows: Cyanotypes and Vandykes. Oliviero Olivieri was born in Cagliari, Sardinia, he is an internationally recognized photographer who has been exhibiting and publishing his work for over 30 years, following his photographic studies at the Central Art School London. He has traveled the … Read more

Platinum and palladium print by Dennis Segers

Dennis Segers

Dennis Segers, retired and with a passion for landscape photography works with alternative processes and the expression of combining methods, both digital and analogue. See his platinum palladiums and cyanotypes here. From: Carmel, California, USA. Shows: Cyanotypes and platinum palladiums. Recently retired from a high-tech career in Silicon Valley, Dennis Segers now resides near the Big Sur coastline of central California and focuses his creative energies on his long-time passion … Read more

Lumen print by Nóra Fanni Zentay

Nóra Fanni Zentay

Nóra Fanni Zentay is a visual artist and researcher from Hungary working in Cyanotypes, Vandykes, Chemigrams, Lumens, Chemilumens. From: Érd, Hungary. Shows: Cyanotypes, Vandykes, Chemigrams, Lumens, Chemilumens. Nóra Fanni Zentay is a Hungarian visual artist and researcher. She earned an MA in Graphic Design from the University of Hertfordshire (IDI), UK and completed the Doctoral Programme in Film, Media and Contemporary Culture at Eötvös Loránd University, Hungary. Currently she is … 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

Alex Mavromaras Cyanotype

Alex Mavromaras

Alex Mavromaras’ work in alternative photographic processes is inspired by Greek impressionists translated into cyanotypes, gumoils and oil prints. From: Athens, Greece. Shows: Cyanotypes, Gumoils and Oil prints. Inspired by the Greek Impressionists, Alex Mavromaras, explores the rural Athenian landscapes as they blend in with historic town centers and archeological sites of Classical and Byzantine Greece. Alex holds a BA in Filming & Visual Arts and an MSc in Information … Read more

Ralph Jacobs cyanotypes

Ralf Jacobs

Ralf Jacobs is our first cyanotype artist making prints with a laser. He also superimposes laser harmonograms over photographic images in cyanotype. From: Eindhoven, the Netherlands. Shows: Cyanotypes. Ralf Jacobs was born in 1985 in a suburb of Eindhoven – a city known for its technologic development – and in a family where his father was an engineer. It seemed inevitable that Ralf would follow in his father’s footsteps. Ralf … Read more

Carmen Ayala LIquid emulsion

Carmen Ayala

Carmen Ayala discovered a world of creative possibilities in photography when she learned the cyanotype process in 2015. She has now expanded her work to other photographic processes and also works in liquid emulsion and anthotype. From: Almería, Spain. Shows: Cyanotypes, Liquid emulsions and Anthotypes. Carmen Ayala was born in the South of Spain, where she grew up in full contact with nature. Her interest in photography began as a … 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

Pinhole by Walter Crump

Walter Crump

Walter Crump is a fine arts photographer whose primary alternative photography practice is constructing and photographing with pinhole cameras. He also captures the his environment with Holga Cameras and on occasion makes Cyanotype prints. From: Winston Salem NC he has lived in Boston Masatuchutes since the mid sixties. Shows: Pinhole, Holga and cyanotype prints Trained as a painter and printmaker, Crump gravitated to photography after he was asked to teach … Read more

Cyanotype by Cissy Spoelstra

Cissy Spoelstra

Cissy Spoelstra, from Leiden, The Netherlands works in photography, art and design and has recently started exploring cyanotypes. She loves experimenting with materials such as glass. From: Leiden, The Netherlands. Shows: Cyanotypes. Cissy Spoelstra is a Dutch photographer, based in Leiden. She studied creative photography at the Photo Academy in Amsterdam and worked as a photographer until march 2020 when she was forced to stay at home due to the … Read more