J.F.W. Herschel taken by Julia Margaret Cameron

The chemistry of anthotypes

An excerpt from Anthotypes – Explore the darkroom in your garden and make photographs using plants. Sir John Herschels description of how light changes pigment to make an anthotype.

Print by Julia Margaret Cameron

A Brief History of Carbon Printing

An excerpt from The Carbon Print illustrating Ponton’s Discovery to the Alternative Process Revival. Writer / Sandy King and John Lockhart Photography / Alphonse-Louis Poitevin, Thomas Annan, Richard Miller, Julia Margaret Cameron, Frank Meadow Sutcliffe, Adolphe Braun The early interest in the carbon process grew out of the public concern with the major flaw of early salted paper prints – … Read more