The cover is a collage composed of a photogravure layered with anthotype, cyanotype and kallitype by Jen Perena.

Composites journal – alternative processes

The composites of alternative photographic processes journal is a daily planner and contains both pre-defined pages and blank pages for you to plan your year. The templates are there to help you focus on your art projects as well as get a balance with work, home and everything else that happens in life.   Composites journal – A fusion of moments, visions and techniques from 60 artists Inspirational journal featuring … Read more

Pure Inspiration volume 1 cover

Pure Inspiration, volume 1 – Composites

Pure Inspiration emerged unexpectedly from our Calendar & Journal event. The idea stemmed from a desire to preserve the beauty of entries beyond the year’s end. The theme, Composites, encouraged experimentation, resulting in stunning artworks that blend multiple techniques that seemed to spark creativity. Whether you’re a seasoned artist or a newcomer, this book will inspire you to explore alternative photography and unleash your own creativity.   Pure Inspiration 1 … Read more

Anthotype Emulsions, Volume 2 - large cover to share

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

Avocado anthotype by Ralph Rinke

Avocado, probably “Hass” from California / Mexico (Persea americana) anthotype by Ralph Rinke

“Slice-Acado” by Ralph Rinke
Country: North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Parts used: Skins: cleaned off all the flesh and chopped finely
Amount: 30 grams
Extracted by: Soaking in 100 mL distilled water with 10 mL of ammonia added, over
a period of one to two weeks. The ammonia will bring out the reds: shake/stir to
aerate the emulsion every day to intensify the colour
Thinner: Distilled water for smoother, easier coating
Application: Brushing with synthetic brush

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Anna Atkins tribute journal 2024 - Week starting Monday

Anna Atkins Journal – beautiful cyanotype journal

The Anna Atkins tribute journal is a daily planner and contains both pre-defined pages and blank pages for you to plan your year. The templates are there to help you focus on your art projects as well as get a balance with work, home and everything else that happens in life.   Anna Atkins tribute journal Anna Atkins tribute journal featuring 60 beautiful cyanotypes in honour of Anna Atkins. The … 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

English Cucumber (Cucumis sativus) anthotype by Ralph Rinke

English Cucumber (Cucumis sativus) anthotype by Ralph Rinke

“Stack of Chips” by Ralph Rinke
Country: Canada
Parts used: Cucumber skin (hothouse/greenhouse)
Application: Brushing with a foam brush
Exposure time: 3 hours 45 minutes – during mid day and high sun
Months, season and year: Summer, July 2022
Substrate: Stonehenge White cotton rag – 250 gsm
Contrast of final print: *** (High)

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Ralph Rinke Platinum palladium

Ralph Rinke

Ralph Rinke is a Fine Art Photographer living in North Vancouver on the West coast of Canada. He shares his Cyanotypes and Platinum Palladiums. From: North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada Shows: Cyanotypes and Platinum palladium. With camera in hand for over fifty years, Ralph Rinke has for decades, created photographs for individuals and corporations alike. Currently, he is exploring the work of the avant-garde Czech and German photographers from the … Read more