Kallitype by Mitch Eckert

Mitch Eckert

Mitch Eckert pairs his photographic equipment, process and materials with the concept and express it though kallitypes. From: Louisville, Kentucky,…

Chlorophyll print by Émilie Léger

Émilie Léger

Canadian Émilie Léger is an award-winning illustrator and visual artist working in chlorophyll prints and cyanotypes. From: Pincourt, Québec, Canada….

Wet cyanotype by Galina Manikova

Wet cyanotype

This article is an excerpt from Cyanotype on glass and ceramics written by Galina Manikova with information and lots of…

Vandyke by Michele Pero

Michele Pero

Michele Pero is an Italian photographer with many irons in the fire. He runs a blog, is a founder of a photography school and works in a variety of processes. From: Città di Castello (PG), Italy Shows: Ambrotypes, Cyanotypes and Vandykes. Michele Pero, who this guy may be? Former war and commercial photographer. On the field since 1992 as a … Read more

Mary Kocol

Mary Kocol is an art photographer and Massachusetts Master Gardener. She was born in Hartford, Connecticut and now lives and works as a museum photographer near Boston, Massachusetts. See her work here. From: Somerville, Massachusetts, USA Shows: Anthotypes and Solargrams Mary Kocol studied photography at University of Connecticut and earned a Master of Fine Arts in Photography at the Rhode … Read more

Mitsuka Uemura

Mitsuka Uemura is a Japanese Photographer and Lithprint artist. He started to teach himself photography, and he has been using the Lith Printing process since 2002. From: Japan. Lives: Vilnius, Lithuania. Shows: Lith prints. Mitsuka Uemura’s work was exhibited in group and solo shows, in Japan, UK and Lithuania. In 2019, he received a ‘Letter of Appreciation’ from the Government … Read more

Hand Colored Gum Prints: When Art and Economics Collide

Whether to save money, time, or to explore creative options in your art, hand colored gum bichromate prints might just be the answer. Writer and photography / Peter J. Blackburn I have always loved film. My first roll was purchased back in 1970. To this very day, almost all of my gum and casein prints begin as a film captured … Read more

Cyanotype print wash delay test

Darkroom variations for the classic cyanotype

Paolo Saccheri tests different variations of citric acids, washing and printing variables for the cyanotype process and shares his results with us. Please note that this is for the advanced cyanotyper. If you are a beginner, please start with Cyanotype – the classic process. Writer and photography / Paolo Saccheri Paper white and citric acid variations for cyanotypes Normally, when … Read more

Photography rebus emulsion

Photography rebus 10

Rebus! Can you figure out the word? I can’t think of an alt. proc. that does not use this. Comment below (no cheating looking at the comments now!)

Argyrotype by Simon Ashmore

Simon Ashmore

Simon Ashmore is an artist from Kent in Southeast England who combines a range of photographic techniques and processes, often including alternative printing processes, to create expressive and sometimes abstract images. From: Kent, England. Shows: Argyrotypes, Cyanotypes and Salt prints. Time, memory, mortality and hope are reoccurring themes in Simon Ashmore’s work. “Alternative printing techniques are both a joy and … Read more

The camera space being cut out with a jigsaw

Make a pinhole camera with a book

A local library in Batemans Bay, NSW, Australia was thinning out its books and offered a prize for the best craft item made from one of their surplus books. Ted Richards made a pinhole camera and tells us how. Today, the 24th April 2022 is Worldwide Pinhole Day, and we encourage all to take part. Writer and photography / Ted … Read more

Western Photographic Society Logo

Western Photographic Historical Society

We quite often get contacted by someone who has a lot of camera equipment to give away, so, perhaps this is a good place to donate it to: Donate or sell your classic, vintage, or antique camera equipment to the Western Photographic Historical Society. Donations go toward fund-raising activities to support the Society’s non-profit causes. Please note that they can’t … Read more