Chlorophyll prigment print by Almundena Romero

Chlorophyll printing and pigments

Chlorophyll printing is a sustainable photographic process using plants and pigments to develop a print or a cameraless photogram. Almudena Romero shares her knowledge of the process. Writer and photography / Almudena Romero Since the 1840s, artists have used organic techniques to produce photographs, sometimes using flowers, as is the case in anthotype printing, and sometimes by blocking or exposing … Read more

Cyanotype by Cissy Spoelstra

Cissy Spoelstra

Cissy Spoelstra, from Leiden, The Netherlands works in photography, art and design and has recently started exploring cyanotypes. She loves experimenting with materials such as glass. From: Leiden, The Netherlands. Shows: Cyanotypes. Cissy Spoelstra is a Dutch photographer, based in Leiden. She studied creative photography at the Photo Academy in Amsterdam and worked as a photographer until march 2020 when … Read more

Valley of the Livet Photogram Stephen McNeill

Photograms – a magical concept

A photogram is a unique cameraless art form that involves the placement of objects onto sensitised paper with the action of light. Stephen McNeill shares his experiences with this age-old process, along with some images and tips. Writer and photography / Stephen McNeill An introduction to the photogram The technique of creating a photographic image without the use of a … Read more

Peggy Reeves Chemigrams

Peggy Reeves

Peggy Reeves has been working in alternative processes since the 90s. She experiments with chemisty and papers resulting in interesting chemigrams. From: Berkshires of western Massachusetts, USA. Shows: Chemigrams. Peggy Reeves lives and works in the Berkshires of western Massachusetts. Working with alternative processes began in the 90s when the school where she was teaching built a new campus with … Read more