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
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
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
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
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, 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
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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