The Experimental Darkroom: Contemporary Uses of Traditional Black & White Photographic Materials
Experimental Photography Workbook by Christina Z. Anderson, 6th edition.
Experimental Photography Workbook by Christina Z. Anderson, 6th edition.
Alan Glover, a UK photographer, has been exploring gum bichromate from a photographic point of view with plans to expand his work into a more artistic expression and in different kinds of processes. From: Between Wolverhampton and Birmingham, UK. Shows: Gum bichromates. Alan Glover spent most of his life as a man with a job and a hobby, which just happened to be photography. In 2014, while looking for more … Read more
Christina Z. Anderson features in the Members’ spotlight with the Tricolor gum bichromate process.
Spiffy Tumbleweed lives and works in South Austin, Texas. He works mainly in pinhole photography, but also shares his work in albumen, cyanotype, gum, mordancage and Polaroid SX-70. From: South Austin, Texas, USA. Shows: Albumen prints, Cyanotypes, Gum bichromates, Mordancages, Pinholes, Polaroid SX-70s. Working under the name Spiffy Tumbleweed, this artist lives and works in South Austin, TX and is active with a variety of photographic processes. He has been … Read more
Ian Phillips McLaren shot fashion and portraits for over 20 years before turning his attention to Pictorialism working in processes such as albumen, cyanotype and gum bichromated. From: Born in Scottland, lives in East Anglia, England. Shows: albumen, cyanotype and gum bichromates. Ian Phillips McLaren, British artist originally from Scotland now living in East Anglia, (just outside London). Ian shot fashion and portraits for over 20 years before turning his … Read more
David Aimone’s work explores relationships using gum bichromate, cyanotype prints, platinum prints and kallitypes. From: Saratoga Springs, New York, USA. Shows: Cyanotypes, Gum bichromates, Kallitypes, Platinum prints. “David Aimone’s images reflect on the very essence of human life. His is an exploration between his own personal and intimate relationship with his self—in body and mind—and his interaction with forms in the visible world. A reminder of Hemingway’s man versus man, … Read more
Picto Benelux is a photographic group with artists from Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxemburg working in alternative photographic processes. From: Belgium, The Netherlands and Luxemburg. Shows: Daguerrotype, Carbon prints, Bromoils, Cyanotypes, Gum bichromates, Heliogravures, Orotypes, Pinholes, Vandykes, Platinum print, Solargraphy, Sury prints, Vandykes. PICTO Benelux brings together photographers from Belgium, The Netherlands, Luxemburg and neighboring areas, interested in historic photographic processes corresponding to their artistic sensitivity, wishing to share the … Read more
Derrick Busch experiments with different processes. See his work in Cyanotypes, Gum bichromates and Photopolymer gravures. From: Red Bank New Jersey, USA. Lives: Costa Mesa, California, USA. Shows: Cyanotypes, Gum bichromates, Photopolymer gravures, Polaroid emulsion lifts, Polaroid SX-70s. Derrick Busch comes from Red Bank New Jersey but currently lives in Costa Mesa, California where he works at Fox Racing as their Director of Photography. He studied photography at the Savannah … Read more
Alessandro Jazeolla, gum bichromates and pinholes, is an architect born in Rome, Italy, in 1960, where he also lives and works. From: Rome, Italy Shows: Gum Bichromate, Pinhole on b&w film He started with a SLR (Exakta RTL 1000) and his darkroom in the early 70s. He began using photography in his work in the 80s, as he often contributed to a group of archaeologists in studies of medieval art. … Read more
Eddy Williems teaches photography at the The Section Fotokunst of SASKH – the Stedelijke Academie voor Schone Kunsten Hasselt in Belgium. From: Belgium. Shows: Cyanotypes and Gum bichromates. Contact Eddy Williems Email: eddy (at) altphoto.be
Gustavo Castilla has been passionate about photography all his live and experiments with a lot of different alt. proc. processes. From: Los Angeles, USA. Shows: Cyanotype Rex, Chrysotype Rex, Cyanotype, Gum bichromates, Kallitypes, Vandykes and Photograms. Gustavo Castilla began creating photographs when he was ten years old and have had a passion for photography ever since. He learned the craft by attending workshops and working at an advertising agency. Gustavo … Read more
From: San Francisco, USA.
Shows: Cyanotypes, Cyanotypes and vandykes, Gum bichromates, Vandykes.
Stephan Krines – a German self-taught photographer – has been working with photography since 1988. He shows his cyanotypes, gum bichromates and pinholes. From: Germany. Shows: Cyanotypes, Toned cyanotypes, Gum bichromates and Pinholes. Stephan Krines’ interest in photography began when he got his own camera, a Praktica MTL at the age of 18. He came to Cyanotypes in 2000 when he got introduced to alternative photographic processes by an exhibition. … Read more
Lars Göran Yeudakimchikov-Malmquist from Sweden works in different photogravure methods. From: Strängnäs, Sweden. Shows: Copper photogravure, gum bichromates and photopolymers. Lars Göran Yeudakimchikov-Malmquist lives in the small town Strängnäs near Stockholm, in Sweden. He works in Grafikens Husas an artist with responsibility for the printmaking studio. Lars Göran started out as a photoartist and got in contact with the alternative photo thru Biskops Arnö andLasse Mellberg. Lars Göran likes to … Read more
Geoff Chaplin was born in the UK but lives in Japan. He works with large format cameras and favours the gum bichromate process. From: UK, lives in Hokkaido, Japan. Shows: Gum bichromates. Geoff Chaplin is a British born artist living in Hokkaido, Japan. Geoff has worked with large format cameras for 40 years and currently uses 8×10 and 12×20 formats for all of his alternative process work. He favours gum … Read more
Kenneth Jackson loves printmaking and the labour intensive alternative processes. He works in everything from landscapes to portraits. From: Chatham County, North Carolina, USA. Shows: Cyanotypes, Gum bichromates and Ziatypes. Kenneth Jackson is a photographic artist who is largely self-educated in the craft, esthetics, and history of the medium. His pictures range widely in subject and have included natural and made landscapes, still life, portraits, and the nude. Working at … Read more
Keith Nourse from London works in several processes like Salt prints, all using paper negatives. From: London, England lives in France. Shows: Cyanotypes, Gum bichromates, Salt prints, Vandykes. Born in London in 1958, Keith only uses equipment that is older than he is; from his mainstay Rolleiflex TLR to a 1905 mahogany, brass and leather Sanderson Field camera. He has been taking pictures since his father bought him a plastic … Read more
Marek Matusz photographs landscapes and nature objects. See his Chrysotypes, gum bichromates, Lumens and pt/pd prints. From: Poland, lives in Houston, Texas, USA. Shows: Chrysotypes, Gum bichromates, Lumen prints, Satista print, Tri Coloured Gum bichromates, Platinum & Palladium, Ziatypes. Marek was born in Poland. He now lives and works in the United States, calling Houston, Texas his home. He likes the landscape of the American West and travels extensively to … Read more
Henry Rattle’s long pursuit of fine black-and-white prints, guided by Fred Picker’s books and newsletters, has been overtaken by the greater freedom, frequent surprises, and uniqueness of handcoated processes. From: South of England, UK. Shows: Cyanotypes, Gum bichromates, Gum bichromates with cyanotypes. Henry Rattle loves the process of printing – and sometimes the outcome too. He is now beginning to explore different pigments for gum prints, especially earth pigments. Recently … Read more
From: Southern California, USA.
Shows: Gum bichromates.