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Golden and brush to be used in the photo transfer process.

Photo transfer from paper to metal

Palle Lindgaard-Jørgensen shares his method of transferring a photo from paper to metal in a few easy steps. Writer and photography / Palle Lindgaard-Jørgensen I have worked with this process for more than 10 years. It’s quite a simple process where the ultrathin laser print of a photo on paper is “glued” to a metal surface and thereby transferred from … Read more

Annette Golaz Tricolour cyanotype

Annette Golaz

Swiss photographer Annette Golaz experiments with a variety of 19th century photographic processes like gum, platinum/palladium, salted paper and cyanotype printing. She researched the toning of cyanotypes with botanicals and developed a tricolor cyanotype process. From: Maennedorf, Switzerland. Shows: Tricolour cyanotypes. Swiss photographer Annette Golaz experiments with a variety of 19th century photographic processes like gum, platinum/palladium, salted paper and … Read more

Diana Caragan

Diana Caragan is a cyanotype artist, photographer, and graphic designer based in Converse, Texas, USA. From: Converse, Texas, USA. Shows: Cyanotypes. Originally from the Philippines, Diana Caragan worked and traveled the world while serving in the United States Navy. Following her military career, she earned her associate’s degree in Studio art from Del Mar College. She received her bachelor’s degree … Read more

Use a printing press to print the Xerolith print.

Xerolithography – transfers using paper

Xerolithography is a lithography process but simpler than using plates. It’s an easy process to experiment with and has the option to add colours with different inks. Writer and photography / Palle Lindgaard-Jørgensen Xerolithography is a fairly simple process, where it is paper (originally a xerox copy and not stone like in normal lithography) which is used to print from. … Read more

Cyanotype toning book by Annette Golaz

New book on toning cyanotypes!

The cyanotype toning book from Annette Golaz – another Routledge publication – is here, containing step-by-step instructions and contemporary artists working with toning. As we all know by now, cyanotypes are blue by default. As much as blue is a wonderful color, it is not always suitable for the final print. Luckily, cyanotypes can be toned, and now there is … Read more

Richard Bailey

Richard Bailey from the UK is now retired from teaching and lecturing in art and design and pursuing alternative photography. From: Sheffield, Yorkshire, United Kingdom Shows: Casein bichromates, cyanotypes and gum bichromates. Richard Bailey retired after over 30 years as a teacher and lecturer in art and design education. His teaching experience was across a number of areas within art … Read more

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Photography rebus 7

Photography rebus number 7! Not all of us use it… Comment on this photo rebus with your answer below if you think you know the answer – and no cheating looking at the comments before. 🙂

World Cyanotype Day 2021 is now CLOSED for entries!

It’s here again, and it’s now open for entries, find physical locations here or read below how to enter in our gallery at AlternativePhotography.com. See you there? We have started taking entries, and will post them in our gallery until the deadline (midnight your time zone Cyanotype Day). Do make our lives a little easier by following ALL of these … Read more

Pablo Tesoriere Cyanotype

Pablo Tesoriere

Pablo Tesoriere is a filmmaker from Argentina. He shows his cyanotype portraits here. From: Buenos Aires, Argentina. Shows: Cyanotypes. Pablo Tesoriere was born in 1979 in the province of Buenos Aires, resident in CABA. He is a comprehensive director specialized in works with audiovisual and photographic archives and Fine Art Photographer. Film Director (Universidad del Cine, 2001). Professor with orientation … Read more