Kate Jordahl

As a photographer and educator for Kate Jordahl, making her Platinum and palladiums, sharing that process and helping others make their own photos completes the circle of creativity.
From: Bellingham, Washington, USA.
Shows: Platinum and palladiums.

Kate Jordahl is a photographer, educator and curator. Seeing inspires Kate. She exhibits her passion for photography in all of her work. In travels and photography, she searches for the places where the spirit of the earth and the human spirit come together. Kate stretches her images beyond expected representation to a magic, reverent imaging of the lands and cultures she visits. She has had featured exhibitions at Vision Gallery, SF, Yamate Gallery, Yokohama, Modernbook Gallery and the SFMOMA Artist’s Gallery. Kate is a professor of Photography at Foothill College, Los Altos Hills and co-director of the PhotoCentral Program, Hayward. Kate’s photographs are in collections including Bibliothéque Nationale de France, Santa Barbara Museum of Art, University of Texas, Dallas, and the Yosemite Museum. Her work is represented by Modernbook Gallery, San Francisco. Teaching inspires her and sharing her love of photography is a great joy to Kate. Making her photographs, sharing that process and helping others make their own photos completes the circle of creativity for Kate.

“I strive to recognize and capture the spirit and power of place in my photographs using a mixture of alternative and digital processes.”


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  1. Hi Kate…. in somehow and i dont know why i became invovled in Platinum-palladium proc. and i cant get out or go back to the boring digital things. i was always shoot slides film and i loved it always,then i stop photography sense the slide been stoped in my country Bahrain.
    i came back again when Leica M9 comes out,i bought this camera long with 50&35mm 1.4 Summilux lenses.
    now ive been though a long reading about P/D and i was going on very will till i crashed with the CURVE setup, prepairing and setting up the Curve for the Negative is something making me Frustration.
    i dont know if you can help me with that. i am using UV light for EXP. and i was Palladium Processing only before combinig both P and D together, some of my result is satisfing but not the result i was looking for or my gool.


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