Photography rebus with photo words

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Photography rebus, let’s have some fun! Comment on this photo rebus with your answer below – and no cheating looking at the comments before. 🙂 Learn more in the Pinhole book From pinhole to print – Inspiration, instructions and insights in less than an hour by Gary Fabbri, Malin Fabbri and Peter Wiklund   Rated 9,46 – based on 182 … Read more

Calvin Grier “Peony” Neutral tone Carbon Print Double Transfer

Calvin Grier – a master carbon printer and teacher

Anthony Mournian’s portrait of Calvin Grier a master carbon printer, from starting a Carbon printing service, his art and his eBook “Calibration for Alternative Photographic Processes” where we learn to calibrate prints. Writer and photography / Anthony Mournian Photography / Calvin Grier, Daniel Hall, Radka Tezaur, Rafael Rojas, Michael Strickland, Arun Patel, Angus Parker, Andres Lopez, Levon Biss, Alexander Nalivaev, … Read more

Portrait of Jill Enfield by Joe McNally

Jill Enfield On Alternative Photography and Her Passion for Teaching

Writer / Jon Wollenhaupt Photography / Jill Enfield and Joe McNally Jon Wollenhaupt interviews the alternative photographic processes veteran Jill Enfield and talks about her new book Jill Enfield’s Guide to Photographic Alternative Processes: Popular Historical and Contemporary Techniques. Alternative photography pioneer Jill Enfield comes from a long line of photographers dating back to 1875—the date when her ancestors opened … Read more

Wagner Lungov's UV solar exposure meter B

UV printing using sunlight – with total control

Using sunlight as a light source when printing can give unpredictable results. Wanger Lungov explains how a UV exposure meter can help when printing for example Van Dyke Brown, Cyanotype, Gum Bichromate and anthotypes. Writer and photography / Wagner Lungov Most of us probably started in Alternative Photography printing processes using sunlight. More than often that was in a school … Read more

UV LED Box – LED Strips

Build a UV led box for cyanotypes

Gavin Lyons shows how to make a Cyanotype image with a UV LED box. Cyanotypes are traditionally developed in sunlight, but in the winter the UV light isn’t so strong and readily available. Here is how to make a Cyanotype, Van Dyke Brown or Salt Papers at any time during the year. Writer and photography / Gavin Lyons This box … Read more

Hand colored photograph by Holly Roberts

Handcoloring using water, oil or chalk as a base

A chapter from Laura Blacklow’s book New Dimensions in Photo Processes on how to handcolor photographs. The chapter is instructions on hand coloring using water-based methods, oil-based method and chalk-based methods. Writer / Laura Blacklow Photography / Holly Roberts, Erica Daborn, Laura Blacklow and Gabriel Garcia Román Hand coloring is a means by which you can add color to a photograph, … Read more

Anthotypes from lilacs

Will you be Anthotyping this summer?

The summer is approaching, at least in Europe and North America. The best time for Anthotyping is almost here. Get ready! Start experimenting with Anthotypes. Get the know how of anthotyping: Start by finding plants suitable for making anthotypes and where to get them: Finding plants and pigments for making anthotypes. But, be careful, even beautiful plants can be dangerous!: … Read more

“Eyescreen” by Elizabeth Graves

Cyanotype survey

Jordan Megyery is researching cyanotypes. If you work with cyanotypes, please help out by filling out this survey “A Dissertation On The Light Sensitivity of Artists Cyanotype Prints”. This survey will form part of the research into a Masters Dissertation on the light sensitivity of cyanotype prints. The student sending the survey is currently studying the final year of a … Read more

Cyanotype papers tested

Papers for traditional / classic cyanotype process

Christina Z. Anderson spends her hard earned money ($1613) on paper research for cyanotype papers and generously shares the results. Writer and photography / Christina Z. Anderson Over the last twenty years of practicing alternative processes, good papers for alt have come and gone on the market—Weston Diploma Parchment being one example. Worse, formerly excellent papers have gone the buffered … Read more