Gelatin silver prints

Preparation & use for Siderotypes: Cyanotype, Vandyke Brown, Argyrotype, Ziatype, and the silver halide process of B&W silver gelatin v.1.5

The Special Edition Art Project was created to afford photographers and artists practical access to the creation of wet-processed photographic prints. This photographic processes user guide focusses instruction on classic B&W silver gelatin printmaking as well as the historic light-sensitive iron based Siderotypes processes of Cyanotype (iron), Vandyke Brownprint, aka VDB, (silver / gold), Argyrotype (silver / gold), and Ziatype (palladium / gold / tungsten / platinum). Writer and photography / … Read more

Chromoskedasic Sabattier

Chromoskedasic Sabattier: a step-by-step guide

Chromoskedasic sabattier is an experimental silver gelatin techqnique developed in the 1990s and carried out in a traditional darkroom. Megan Crawford explains the process. Writer and photography / Megan Crawford Overview of the sabbattier photographic process Chromoskedasic sabattier (chromo for short) is a darkroom process that was developed in the 1990s. In short, the process lifts the silver halides in gelatin silver paper to the surface, thus resulting in a … Read more

silver gelatin

The silver gelatin dry plate process

In a nutshell: Not a printing process, like all the other liquid emulsion techniques, but an in-the-camera technique that complements the wet plate process.