Gifts

Gifts for birthdays, celebrations or other occasions – for a friend or yourself. After costs and charges, ALL that is left goes to running AlternativePhotography.com.

Calendars

Calendars and journals are gifts that will be appreciated for a WHOLE year.

Composites calendar inside monday
Composites Calendar is available in many formats. Check them out here.
12 beautiful cyanotypes illustrate the calendar.
Our Anna Atkins tribute calendar is illustrated with 12 beautiful cyanotypes and available on Lulu.
 
Journals and notebooks

These are beautifully illustrated with 60 alternative photographic processes.

Blank notebook
Blank notebook for your thoughts – available Coilbound on Lulu and Hardback on Amazon
 
Aprons to protect your clothes from staining

–> See all aprons in our Etsy store

Embroidered "I do Slow Photography" apron, with only text and no decorations.
Embroidered “I do Slow Photography” apron, with only text and no decorations.
 
T-shirts – real conversation starters!

Walking around in one of our t-shirts will spark interest, so be prepared to answer questions.

–> See all t-shirts in our Etsy store

Emiliy Leger with our slow photography t-shirt
Émilie Léger with our Slow photography t-shirt
@daguerreotipista shows off both her anthotype and "I do Slow Photography" t-shirt
@daguerreotipista shows off both her anthotype and “I do Slow Photography” t-shirt
Melody Locke with our Slow Photography t-shirt
Melody Locke with our Slow photography t-shirt saying “Slow photography is what I do!”
"I'm an Anthotype" t-shirt
“I’m an Anthotype” t-shirt – perfect for World Anthotype Day and the rest of the year too!
"I'm an Cyanotype" t-shirt
“I’m an Cyanotype” t-shirt, what could be a better thing to wear on World Cyanotype Day?
daguerreotipista with alternative photgraphy cafe press t-shirt
Above is @daguerreotipista showing off one of our t-shirts. Show your love for alt. proc. too!
 
Enjoy a coffee while your print is drying

–> See all coffee (and tea) mugs in our Etsy store

 
A little help to carry your stuff around
Etsy tote bag t-shirt: Which type are you?
A tote bag to show your passion: Which type are you?
 
Enjoy a coffee while your print is drying

What is life without a coffee (or tea) break?

–> See all coffee (and tea) mugs in our Etsy store

 
A little help to carry your stuff around
Etsy tote bag t-shirt: Which type are you?
A tote bag to show your passion: Which type are you?
 
Cards by alt. proc. artists

Next time you want to send someone a greeting you can get a alt. proc. Birthday, Christmas or Greeting card. The different designs below printed on matte FSC-certified eco-friendly paper on 350 gsm card stock.

Christmas cards

Our printing partner has branches all over the world to make production local and shipping more environmentally friendly. See all cards if you live in the USA or Canada or if you live in the Europe or anywhere else in the world

Cyanotype Christmas card by Bonnie O App "Holiday Holly"
Cyanotype Christmas card by
Bonnie O App “Holiday Holly”
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Cyanotype Christmas card by Christiane Schatz "Edge of the forest"
Cyanotype Christmas card by
Christiane Schatz “Edge of the forest”
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Cyanotype Christmas card by Claire-louise Pitman "Christmas card / Berries"
Cyanotype Christmas card by
Claire-louise Pitman “Christmas card / Berries”
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Cyanotype Christmas card by Claudia Agnolon "Christmas Fern"
Cyanotype Christmas card by
Claudia Agnolon “Christmas Fern”
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Cyanotype Christmas card by David Jeffery "Have a cool Christmas"
Cyanotype Christmas card by
David Jeffery “Have a cool Christmas”
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Chlorophyll print Christmas card by David Lowe "Peace 2"
Chlorophyll print Christmas card by
David Lowe “Peace 2”
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Cyanotype Christmas card by Hanne Lange Houlberg "Holly"
Cyanotype Christmas card by
Hanne Lange Houlberg “Holly”
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Cyanotype Christmas card by Mona Benediktsson "Winter Meal"
Cyanotype Christmas card by
Mona Benediktsson “Winter Meal”
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Cyanotype Christmas card by Nan Wollman "Christmas in the Desert, Inflated Display"
Cyanotype Christmas card by
Nan Wollman “Christmas in the Desert, Inflated Display”
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Cyanotype Christmas card by Oda L. Benediktsson "Winter Sunset"
Cyanotype Christmas card by
Oda L. Benediktsson “Winter Sunset”
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Cyanotype Christmas card by Sharlene Holliday "Christmas Tree"
Cyanotype Christmas card by
Sharlene Holliday “Christmas Tree”
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Birthday cards – blank inside

Our printing partner has branches all over the world to make production local and shipping more environmentally friendly. See all cards if you live in the USA or Canada or if you live in the Europe or anywhere else in the world

Anthotype Birthday card from Ralph Rinke
Anthotype birthday card by
Ralph Rinke “Happy Birthday”.
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Cyanotype Birthday card by Dalene Marais
Cyanotype birthday card by
Dalene Marais “Birthday Wishes with Blue Roses”.
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Cyanotype Birthday card by Amy Heller
Cyanotype birthday card by
Amy Heller “Cake + Candles”.
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Cyanotype Birthday card by Kathleen Mumma
Cyanotype birthday card by
Kathleen Mumma “Cumpleaños Tropical”.
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Image transfer greeting card by Dave Symonds
Image transfer birthday card by
Dave Symonds “Buffalo”.
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Greeting cards – blank inside

Our printing partner has branches all over the world to make production local and shipping more environmentally friendly. See all cards if you live in the USA or Canada or if you live in the Europe or anywhere else in the world

Cyanotype Greeting card by Anne Guest
Cyanotype greeting card by
Anne Guest “Blue Bird”
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Buy if you live in Europe or anywhere else
Lumen print Greeting card by Wendy Currie
Lumen print greeting card by
Wendy Currie “Celebration”
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Buy if you live in Europe or anywhere else
 
Our top selling books
For your GRANDPA who putters around in the garden, but needs more stuff to do with his plants.
Anthotypes - Make photographs using plants
 

Anthotypes – Make photographs using plants

It is possible to print photographs using nothing but juice extracted from the petals of flowers, the peel from fruits and pigments from plants. This book will show you how it is done, and expand your creative horizons with plenty of examples from artists working with anthotypes today.

For your BROTHER who just doesn't stop going on about cameras.
Exploring Simple Lenses
 

Exploring Simple Lenses

About the book: A truly comprehensive examination of the fascinating world of shooting with single-element lenses.

For your MOTHER who makes quilts and really needs a way of putting pictures on fabric.
Blueprint to cyanotypes - Exploring a historical alternative photographic process
 

Blueprint to cyanotypes – Exploring a historical alternative photographic process

About the book: The cyanotype is often the first alternative process that people try. It is relatively easy and safe enough to nurture a child’s interest in photography. It can also be seen as a gateway to further exploration of historic photographic methods.

For your FATHER who really likes tweaking the details.
Calibration for Alternative Photographic Processes
 

Calibration for Alternative Photographic Processes

About the book: A 4-part series on getting your alt. proc. prints right. Become an expert calibrator.

For that FRIEND you met on the photo course who likes to try a bit of this and a bit of that.
Experimental photography workbook
 

Experimental photography workbook

About the book: You will find succinct how-to’s on photograms, clichés-verres, lumen prints, chemigrams, photo-chemigrams, collage, photomontage, photo transfers, pinhole, zone plate, holga, paper negatives, sabattier, chromoskedasic printing, painting with light, lith printing, liquid emulsion, modern tintype, mordançage, dye mordanting, bleach out, toning, applied color, abrasion tone, bromoil, encaustic and distressing film.

For your SISTER who used to make pinhole cameras when she was a kid but now has forgotten all about it.
From pinhole to print - Inspiration, instructions and insights in less than an hour
 

From pinhole to print – Inspiration, instructions and insights in less than an hour

About the book: From pinhole to print will guide you from drilling your first pinhole to printing your first pinhole photograph. It is an easy to read, step-by-step guide to making a pinhole camera and creating images.

For your UNCLE who loves history, and would love to put it into practical use.
The salt print manual
 

The salt print manual

About the book: This manual covers every step of the process in detail, helping to avoid and/or solve the numerous problems that arise on the journey of mastering this beautiful photographic print process.

For that FRIEND who gives you a blank stare as soon as you mention alternative photographic processes.
Alternative Photography: Art and Artists, Edition I
 

Alternative Photography: Art and Artists, Edition I

About the book: Highlights the work of over 100 of today’s most active photographers working with alternative processes. Discover how the different processes create a unique look in a print, and get an insight into how the processes function.

Learning is a gift for life
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