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:…

Jane Wiley

Jane Wiley, a professional photo archivist, shows her combinations of old and new in the shape of gum bichromates and cyanotype. From: Charlotte, North Carolina, USA. Shows: Cyanotypes, Gum bichromates, and a mix of the two. Jane Wiley was raised in North Carolina by a long line of passionate photographers and adventurous women. She experienced loss at an early age … Read more

Anette Golaz

Interview with Annette Golaz – author of “Cyanotype toning”

An interview with author of  “Cyanotype toning: Using Botanicals to Tone Blueprints Naturally”, Annette Golaz on why she tones cyanotypes, she also shares her favorite toning “recipe” with us. Photography / Annette Golaz, Roberta Fele How did you get interested in art and photography? Annette Golaz: My interest in photography goes back to my childhood. My dad was a real … Read more

Nina Adler Cyanotype

Nina Adler

Nina Adler, a self-taught photographer, born in Denmark, but lives in France takes photographs from her travels and prints them in the cyanotype or vandyke process or makes xerox liths of them. From: Montcuq, South West France Born: Denmark Shows: Cyanotypes, Vandykes and Xerox lithography. Nina Adler is a Danish-born self-taught photographer who chose to live in a village in … Read more

Blythotype example of positive cyanotype

Blythtypes – positive-working cyanotype prints

The ‘Blythtype’, is a variation on Cyanotypes by Jeff Blyth where a positive print is made from a positive image. It also has increased light sensitivity through the introduction of a photosensitive dye. Cyanotype experimenters are encouraged to have a go, though NOT for beginners. Writers and photographers / Jeff Blyth and Martin Richardson Abstract This paper describes a new … Read more

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Which type are you?

Which type are you? New t-shirt!

We had some fun and designed a new t-shirt. We think you may get some questions wearing it… and a good conversation starter… The items can be bought at Cafe Press: All designs at Cafe Press “Which type are you?” Design Show your love for alt. proc.! Anthotype… Daguerrotype… Cyanotype… Which type are you?

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