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Anthotype Emulsions, Volume 2

by Malin Fabbri   The second book in the series from World Anthotype Day “If you are looking for a resource of Anthotype emulsions, then this book is exactly what you need!” – Christopher Osborne, editor Silvergrain Classics Anthotype Emulsions, Volume 2 – The collective research from photographers on World Anthotype Day 2023. $14.00 Download eBook (PDF) directly. $22.00 Buy eBook (PDF for Kindle) from Amazon Kindle. Buy from Amazon.com … Read more

Anthotype Emulsions, Volume 1

Anthotype Emulsions, Volume 1

by Malin Fabbri   The first book in the series from World Anthotype Day Anthotype Emulsions, Volume 1 – The collective research from photographers on World Anthotype Day 2022. “Dedicated artists from all over the world experiment and contribute their valuable discoveries page by page. The beauty is alluring, and the possibilities are endless.” Peter J. Blackburn. $12.00 Download eBook (PDF) directly. $18.00 Buy eBook (PDF for Kindle) from Amazon … Read more

Anthtoype made from sunflower

Sunflower (Helianthus) anthotype by Nancy Breslin

“Turning to the Sun” by Nancy Breslin
Country: USA
Parts used: Petals
Application: Brushing
Exposure time: 7 days, West window (afternoon sun)
Month, season and year: August, summer, 2022
Substrate: watercolour paper (Cotman 140 lb).
Contrast of final print: x (Almost none) (Poor at one week, but has potential with longer exposure)

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camera obscura pinhole camera image inside a room

Easily create a camera obscura

Nancy Breslin tests a camera obscura lens from the Finnish company called Bonfoton and turns an entire room into a camera obscure, reflecting the outside upside down on her wall and also recorded a video to show us. Writer and photography / Nancy Breslin ONLY FOR OUR READERS! A discount on ALL Bonfoton products from their website.  The code is ALT20 and they will give a -20% discount until the … Read more

Edvard Levinsons pinhole of Time Square

Interview with pinhole photographer Edward Levinson

Nancy Breslin’s interview with photographer Edward Levinson, with the focus on pinholes and his digital pinhole project Spots of Light in Tokyo. Writer Nancy Breslin, photography / Edward Levinson Nancy Breslin: When students are introduced to pinhole photography it is often in the form of black and white paper negatives created in homemade cameras. Visitors to www.edophoto.com will see that you have a number of distinctive pinhole series that go … Read more

At the Corcoran Gallery – Taking His Time

Writer and photography / Nancy Breslin Among the work on display by students graduating from the Corcoran School of the Arts & Design are wet plate tintypes by Sebastien Arbona. This week has seen the opening of NEXT, the annual show at Washington, DC’s Corcoran Gallery of Art of work by students graduating from the Corcoran art school.  This year is the first time the show has happened under the new … Read more

An Afternoon of Alt Photo on Vashon Island

On a visit to Vashon Island, Washington State, Nancy Breslin visits Linda Stemer of blueprintsonfabric and sees demonstrations of wet plate collodion and tintypes by Victoria Anderson.

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Fluttering Memories

Nancy Breslin is engaged by memories in the form of cyanotypes, at the Corcoran Gallery of Art, created by Traci Marie Lee.

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A camera obscura pilgrimage

Writer and photography / Nancy Breslin A pinhole photographer arranged part of her holiday around the chance to be inside a giant camera. I just returned from a two week trip to the UK.  Most of the time was spent visiting family (we saw over 30 relatives in five cities), but on the way from Cambridge (12 relatives) to Ayr (3 more) we decided to spend a day in Edinburgh.  … Read more