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 Richards I asked for a large, thick book, which I … Read more
Walter Crump is a fine arts photographer whose primary alternative photography practice is constructing and photographing with pinhole cameras. He also captures the his environment with Holga Cameras and on occasion makes Cyanotype prints. From: Winston Salem NC he has lived in Boston Masatuchutes since the mid sixties. Shows: Pinhole, Holga and cyanotype prints Trained as a painter and printmaker, Crump gravitated to photography after he was asked to teach … Read more
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
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
Chelin Miller, a South American artist living in both Latin America and the United Kingdom is inspired by different cultural influences around the world to create her work. From: Bogota, Colombia, South America Shows: Argyrotype, Cyanotypes, Pinholes, Platinum and Palladium, Van Dykes. Chelin is a visual artist specialising in documentary photography and filmmaking, with focus on historical alternative processes. She is currently researching historical printing methods and hybrid modern technologies … Read more
Ingrid Budge, from Orkney in Scotland, discovered alternative processes in the 80’s and is now working in lumen, cyanotype, wet-plate, chemigrams, pinholes and more. From: Orkney in Scotland. Shows: Chemigrams, lumen prints and pinholes. Ingrid studied photography at school and college in the 1980’s where an interest in alternative photography began with making gum and salt prints. The main techniques she practises now are pinhole, lumen printing, cyanotypes, wet-plate, Polaroid … Read more
Sylvia Sampson, a retired nurse, discovered the alternative photographic process at PrairieView School of Photograph in Winnipeg MB and fell in love. From: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Shows: Chlorophylls, Photograms and Pinholes. Sylvia Sampson is a retired nurse, mom, tree lover and photographer. She discovered the alternative photographic process at PrairieView School of Photography in Winnipeg MB and fell in love with the art form. Her works include photograms, chemigrams, pinhole … 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
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
Peter Wiklund is a Swedish pinhole artist and the co-author of From Pinhole to Print, take a look at his pinholes. From: Stockholm, Sweden. Shows: Cyanotypes, Photopolymer gravures, Pinholes, Polaroid SX-70s, Solargraphs. Peter started with photography in the mid 80’s, and have ever since experimented with a lot of techniques and cameras. Nowadays, he mainly uses different plastic and pinhole cameras. He thinks these tools add a moment of chance … Read more
Jan Kapoor is a pinhole artist who also work in several other alternative processes, like cyanotype and platinum and palladium. From: Atlanta, GA, USA Shows: Pinholes in combination with cyanotype, vandyke browns and platinum and palladiums Jan Kapoor has been involved in fine art photography for many years, her primary interests being landscape, natural abstraction and still life. She uses medium and large format cameras, and does extensive printing in … Read more
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
From: Nove Zamky, Slovakia.
From: West Cornwall, UK.
Shows: Lith Printing, Lumens, Cyanotypes, Van Dykes, Gum Printing, Pinholes and Photograms.
North American photographers – West & West Coast
From: San Francisco, USA.
Shows: Lumen prints, Pinholes, Film acceleration and Solarization.