Robert Poole Platinum and palladium photograph

Robert Poole

Robert Poole is a retired University Professor living in Yorkshire, UK. His passion is now photography and he shares his…

Angela Chalmers Cyanotype

Angela Chalmers

Angela Chalmers is a very experienced alt. proc. artist exploring women’s history and popular culture in her cyanotype photograms. From:…

Scott Wittenburg proofing negatives.

Making large format negatives with X-ray film

Scott Wittenburg shares his experience of working with large format x-ray film photography and how he uses them as an inexpensive and fun way to create large-format negatives. Writer and photography / Scott Wittenburg I began my X-ray film experience after building a homemade 11×14 view camera from scratch several years ago. Having finished construction, I started looking for traditional … Read more

The Photographer's Friend Almanac and American Year Book of Photography for 1872 cover

The Photographer’s Friend Almanac and American Year Book of Photography for 1872

The Photographer’s Friend Almanac and American Year Book of Photography for 1872 contains recipes and information about cyanotypes, gelatine silver processes as well as a very interesting yellow pages section. Read it for free. This Photographer’s Friend Almanac was kindly donated to us by David Kempton scanned in and shared here for all of you to enjoy! David was gifted … Read more

Photograhy rebus Merry Christmas

Photography rebus 8

Rebus! Can you figure the words? It’s coming up soon! Comment on this photo rebus with your answer below if you think you know the answer – and no cheating looking at the comments before. 🙂

papers that performed well with the chrysotype process

Chrysotype

Christina Z. Anderson gives us all we need to get started with the chrysotype process as well as tips for experienced printers. Writer / Christina Z. Anderson Photography / Christina Z. Anderson, Pradip Malde, Mark Goddard, Kirk Cochran, Alyssa McKenna, Nick Sramek, Charlie Parrott, Joren Nelson, Max McDonough, Caden McCullough, Alex Glenn, Jake Culbertson, Thomas Callahan, Fran Browne. The chrysotype2 … Read more

Advent calendar for AlternativePhotography.com door 24

Advent calendar 2021

This is the first year we make an advent calendar. The idea came to us when we received a gift. What that gift was you will find out on the 24th, when the gift will also be yours. We really hope you enjoyed this calendar – we enjoyed creating it! We also hope you appreciate our efforts with inspiring to … Read more

Routledge discount

Routledge 20% book discount December 7th until January 23rd

Routledge publishers have a lot of books of interest to us. Christina Z. Andersson is the editor of the Routledge series “Contemporary Practices in Alternative Process Photography” – see image below, which is especially interesting to alt. proc. photographers with authors such as Pradip Malde, Mike Ware and Leanne McPhee. In any case, if this got you interested in any … Read more

Chlorophyll print by Kimberly Halyburton Fuster

Kimberly Halyburton Fuster

Kimberly Halyburton Fuster is a visual artist and workshop teacher from Chile, she uses organic shapes in her anthotypes, chlorophyll prints and cyanotypes. From: Valparaíso, Chile. Shows: Anthotypes, Chlorophyll prints and Cyanotypes. Kimberly Halyburton Fuster (1990) is a visual artist from Valparaíso, Chile. She has a Master’s degree in photographic research and creation. In Kimberly’s first forays into photography, she … Read more

Searching for gifts?

Searching for gifts?

The gift of learning is a gift for life… and here is great inspiration.   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 … Read more

William Dunniway Wet plate collodion print

William Dunniway (1946-2021)

Will Dunniway has sadly passed away. We share his work in honor of his memory. Will was a practitioner of photography both historical and digital. He honored history, and spent nearly 50 years in the practice of art design in various formats of pencil sketches, oil painting, album cover design, film and digital printing to his most favorite Wet-Plate Collodion. … Read more