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

World Cyanotype Day 2022 gallery – Enlighten

The 24th September 2022 is World Cyanotype Day. The theme of the year is “Enlighten”. Last year 427 artists from 54 countries took part. How many will it be this year? Artists with a gallery on AlternativePhotography.com Artists that also have a gallery on AlternativePhotography.com will be displayed with a link to the gallery so you can see their full … Read more

Artists in Conversation with exhibiting photographers DM Witman and Vanessa Leroy, moderated by curator Sarah Pollman May 19, 6:30 – 8:30pm

Artists in Conversation with exhibiting photographers DM Witman and Vanessa Leroy, moderated by curator Sarah Pollman May 19, 6:30 – 8:30pm Free virtual event Cambridge, MA USA Details of event: Talk is in conjunction with Documents for an Imagined Future exhibition is on view until June 4 at Storefront Projects, 83 Spring Street, Watertown, MA. Gallery hours: Thursday and Saturday, … 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

Workshop: 5 day beginners’ lumen print workshop with Keti Talevska, Skopje, Macedonia, 6th-10th July 2022

luminogram is an image, usually made with an artistic purpose, created by exposure of photosensitive materials to light without the intervention of an object. YOU NEED: Motivation to learn this subtle and beautiful basic photo technique. No photographic knowledge is needed. YOU WILL GET Five days intensive practice: how to make beautiful photograms how to use black and white paper … Read more

Call for Work — Light Sensitive 2022, deadline May 31st, Gilbert, AZ, United States

Exhibition/Call for work Title: Call for Work — Light Sensitive 2022 Deadline: May 31st at midnight Arizona time Location: Gilbert, AZ, United States Art Intersection presents Light Sensitive, our twelfth, international juried exhibition of images created using traditional darkroom, historical, and alternative photographic processes and methods. This year we are honored to have photographer and alternative photography process artisan Elizabeth … Read more

Mordancage water bath

Mordançage

Mordançage is considered by many to be a specialized, even secretive, alternative process. Through this process, the artist has the power to manipulate the print by physically lifting, repositioning, and securing the pure black portions of a black and white darkroom print. This magical alchemy helps add to the mystique and unique quality of this distinct process. Writer / Cara … Read more