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COPYRIGHTberlin | Interdisziplinäre Plattform für künstlerische Strategien

COPYRIGHTberlin | Interdisziplinäre Plattform für künstlerische Strategien | Alt Photo alternative | Scoop.it
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KEITH TAYLOR photo | Hahnemühle Platinum Rag Paper

KEITH TAYLOR photo | Hahnemühle Platinum Rag Paper | Alt Photo alternative | Scoop.it
For the best part of the past year I have been one of several beta testers for a new paper by Hahnemühle, formulated specifically for alternative/historical
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ALBARRAN CABRERA: PERSONAL WEBSITE

Personal website of Albarrán Cabrera.
Albarrán Cabrera are the photographers:
Anna P. Cabrera & Angel Albarrán.
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gum bichromate prints/gummitryck by pictoformPictoform

gum bichromate prints/gummitryck by pictoformPictoform | Alt Photo alternative | Scoop.it
gummitryck, gum print, gum bichromate printing, art, fine art photography, monochrome, muliticolor, four color, alternative processes
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Penn, Irving, notebook [Notebook A1, n.d.] :: Archival Image & Media Collection

Penn, Irving, notebook [Notebook A1, n.d.] :: Archival Image & Media Collection | Alt Photo alternative | Scoop.it
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Exhibition News: Four by Four

Exhibition News:  Four by Four | Alt Photo alternative | Scoop.it
Elizabeth Opalenik, Tim Rudman, Mike Ware & Ellie Young. An opportunity to view four hand crafted works by each of the four photographers who are proficient in their field of expertise. All have international recognition, exhibited globally, published widely and share knowledge through workshops at gold street studios and many other teaching facilities and organisations internationally. Includes
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First Pure Platinum Print with Hahnemuhle Platinum Rag Paper

First Pure Platinum Print with Hahnemuhle Platinum Rag Paper | Alt Photo alternative | Scoop.it
I started testing the new Hahnemuhle Platinum Rag paper for my St. Francois Mountain Platinum Print Project today. I decided to make a test print with an FP4+ Pyro HD developed 8x10 negative and start the process of exploring the variables and characteristics of this new paper.
I make pure platinum prints, not a mixture of platinum and palladium so paper purity is extremely important for me to be able to achieve high quality prints.
I use the standard Ferric Oxalate and Platinum Salts from Bostick and Sullivan to create my sensitizer and I mix my own developer. I like to use Potassium Oxalate with Potassium Dichromate as the restrainer because I have found that I like my pure platinum prints better with this combination. This simplifies the sensitizer formula because I just add equal parts Ferric Oxalate and Platinum and I am ready to coat my paper.
For this initial test, I selected a high contrast negative on purpose to see how the paper would handle this type of negative. For my pure platinum prints I typically use FP4+ on my 4x5 and 8x10 cameras and HP5+ in my 11x14, all developed in Pyro HD. I also use Kodak Ektascan B/RA X-Ray film developed in Rodinal as well.
TEST OVERVIEW & FIRST IMPRESSIONS
For my first test print, I just wanted to have fun and enjoy the process. I will be doing profiling of this paper customized for my workflow next week, but today was about having fun.
Based on experience, I decided to expose the negative for 10 minutes and use my grade 3 developer. I have varying amounts of Potassium Dichromate in 8 different Potassium Oxalate developers and based on the contrast of the negative, I select a developer to use. Based on my test results, I may adjust a number of variables which may include using a different grade developer.
I also normally warm my developer up to get a warmer tone for my landscapes, but I didn't do that this time because I wanted to see how the paper reacted at room temperature
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Hahnemuhle Platinum Rag – First Impressions

Hahnemuhle Platinum Rag – First Impressions | Alt Photo alternative | Scoop.it
First, I would like to thank Carol Boss from Hahnemuhle, for generously sending me a few sheets of this soon-to-be-released new paper to test. For the last ten years or so, Arches Platine has been my standard paper for platinum/palladium prints. I also use Bergger COT320 as a slightly warmer (paper base color) alternative. Prior…
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DAVID HOPTMAN

DAVID HOPTMAN | Alt Photo alternative | Scoop.it
Discover the creative world of David Hoptman, Artist, Professional Photographer, blogger and Photographic instructor. David offers photo workshops in Santa Fe NM as well as in Italy.
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Formations Barrantes-Lafolie à Paris : Tirages platine/palladium et argyrotype

Formations Barrantes-Lafolie à Paris : Tirages platine/palladium et argyrotype | Alt Photo alternative | Scoop.it
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Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty - Lesley University

Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty - Lesley University | Alt Photo alternative | Scoop.it
Irving Penn: Beyond Beauty, September 10 – November 19, 2016 Lesley University presents, free of charge and for the benefit of public audiences, a major retrospective of the work of legendary American photographer Irving Penn (1917-2009) The exhibition is organized by the Smithsonian American Art Museum in Washington, DC Lesley University will be the only site for the exhibition in the Northeast
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久保元幸印画研究室                  Motoyuki Kubo Printing Laboratory

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Print Offer: Two Large Original Platinum Prints by Carl Weese

Print Offer: Two Large Original Platinum Prints by Carl Weese | Alt Photo alternative | Scoop.it
Carl Weese, Dixie Milling, Easley, South Carolina, 2000 Carl Weese, August Morning Fog, Eggleston, Virginia, 2001 From time to time we hold print sales here on TOP, to help put beautiful original examples of fine photographic printmaking into people'
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INTERVIEW & VIDEO: Les visages de Dieu de Nobuyuki Kobayashi en tirage Platine & Palladium | Graine de Photographe The Blog

INTERVIEW & VIDEO: Les visages de Dieu de Nobuyuki Kobayashi en tirage Platine & Palladium | Graine de Photographe The Blog | Alt Photo alternative | Scoop.it
Nobuyuki Kobayashi est un photographe japonais qui fait des impressions Platine & Palladium de la nature, des clichés qui se conservent plus de 1000 ans !
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Vintage Paper - Handmade papers, Bookbinding Supplies and Materials

Vintage Paper - Handmade papers, Bookbinding Supplies and Materials | Alt Photo alternative | Scoop.it
Vintage Paper Co are suppliers of hard to find bookbinding tools, bookbinding needles, handmade papers, and hard to find bookbinding supplies and materials.
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