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Historical photographic methods in use today – the art, the processes and the techniques of alternative photography. Photography as it should be: hands on, fun and inspiring.
Historical photographic methods in use today – the art, the processes and the techniques of alternative photography. Photography as it should be: hands on, fun and inspiring.

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The present paper aims to be a reference guide to anyone in the EU willing to go on printing with pigmented gum while being fully compliant with the actual safety regulations.

Writers / Maurizio Pizzigoni, Salvatore Abate and Simone Simoncini Research / Mr. Travis Pugh Photography / Simone Simoncini The present paper aims to be a reference guide to anyone in the EU willing to go on printing with pigmented gum while being fully…
Gum Diazo Printing v1.4
Gum Diazo Printing v1.4
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Invented by William Henry Fox Talbot in 1840, the salted paper print was the first negative/positive photographic process, allowing for the simple reproduction of images. Salt prints have a delicacy and depth not found in modern photographic materials,…
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Oilprint, along with its sister technique of bromoil are among the most beautiful manipulative processes associated with pictorial photography and the American photosecession. It is a painterly technique which, like few others, allows for a huge level of…
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The albumen print was the first print making technique that made a real, industrial scale career dominating photography for dozens of years. Suffice it to say, that just one factory making albumenized paper used seventy thousand eggs per day. It was also…
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Talbotype – the saltprint is an intensive, two day workshop devoted entirely to saltprinting. As such it offers an opportunity not only to get an understanding of the process and learn the basics, but to actually get in depth knowledge and understanding…
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Retro photography – silver techniques is a workshop introducing participants to the intricacies of two most important silver based alternative processes; the albumen print and the salt print. During the two day workshop you will acquire the skills and…
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The magic of wetplate photography or, to be more specific, of ambrotypes, hasn’t passed for over 150 years which have passed since the invention of the technique. The image made of silver on glass, magical, glittering with subtle hues fascinates in the…
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Our two day POP emulsions workshop offers a unique opportunity to learn to create and use the photographic materials so many practitioners feel nostalgic about; the POP (Printing out Papers) using both silver gelatin and colodio-chloride emulsions that…
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The Hand Magazine is an international journal for reproduction based arts. All photography (especially hand-printed and alternative process), printmaking, and collage – including mixed media, performance, installation, and experimental work – are…
The Hand Magazine Issue 22
The Hand Magazine Issue 22
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Ambrotype, carbon transfer, cyanotype, gum, photogravure, photopolymer, platinum, photogravure and temperaprint with J Brewer, G Chaplin, A Chater, P Moseley, J Smart, T Sobota, H Stewart Clifford-Thames Gallery London EC2A 4LG 28th Oct – 10th Nov (closed…
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