Tim Rudman began his involvement with Photography in the 1960's whilst studying medicine in London. He taught himself to print in the darkroom and, with his distinctive style of Black and White printing, quickly gained some early recognition and publication. His work has been exhibited in over 50 countries around the world, gaining many top international awards.
The World of Lith Printing book by Tim Rudman
Highly comprehensive lith printing site, recommended.
For artists and photographers working in the alternative photography and processes. Magazine and articles, free galleries for artists and technical information on Argyrotypes, Bromoils, Chrysotypes, Cyanotypes, Digital, Gelatin silverprints, Gumbichromates , Gumoils, Infrareds, Kallitypes, Lithographs, Liquid emulsion, Pinholes, Platinum and Palladium, Polaroid sx-70, image transfers and emulsion lifts, Polymergravure, Saltprints and Vandykes.
Origins of Photography
The correspondence of W. H. Fox Talbot - a University of Glasgow project
Site dedicated to this early pioneer and his place in relationship to the other founders of photography
Principal resource for platinum printing, including the platinum & palladium chemicals and fresh ferric oxalate.
Platinum and Palladium prints
DC Editions is a specialist Platinum Printing Studio. They have been working with a broad range of photographic practitioners, from the leading and most well known fine artists to professional/commercial photographers in Europe.
Pinhole Visions, The Art of Pinhole Photography Pinhole photography international news, calendar, exhibits of dozens of artists, directory of web sites, discussion list, learning resources, and more
The Pinhole Resource is the home of the Pinhole Journal and a source of books, cameras, and materials for the pinhole photographer
The Pinhole Gallery is dedicated to the fine art of pinhole photography in all its shapes and sizes.
Cyanotype section of the'Alternative Photography site.
Cyanotype section of Mike Ware's site
Nice clear article from Mike Ware & Peter Bargh
Gum Bichromate Printing
Images & techniques from Hamish Stewart
Scully & Osterman Studio Leaders in the artistic revival of collodion photography
Studio Q, practitioners in wet-collodion & related processes
Wet-plate & ambrotype practioner from the UK
From the 'Making of America' collection in the University of Michigan, a downloadable version of this important early book, containing full working methods for wet-plate etc.
Extensive site dedicated to all facets of albumen work
Downloadable and printable issue of this important early book
The world’s longest running photography magazine, established in 1854.
Brilliant international photography magazine published quarterly by Foam Amsterdam. Buy it HERE
Source is a quarterly contemporary photography magazine featuring portfolios & interviews, news, exhibition & book reviews. Published in Northern Ireland. Buy it HERE
international art magazine for contemporary photography and new media, superbly designed and printed. Buy it HERE
Black & White Magazine is a monthly publication that features stunning images from some of the finest names in black & white; regular features include guidance on printing technique, equipment tests and reportage. Buy it HERE
Quarterly fine-art photography magazine published by Aperture Foundation based in New York, featuring the work of the world's most important photographers plus articles by art scholars, critics and writers. Buy it HERE
Published in Canada, Prefix Photo in a biannual magazine dedicated to contemporary photography that consists of portfolio and essay sections, newsbriefs and information on opportunities for professional photographers. Buy it HERE
Based in Manchester, features interviews with some of the most exciting names in contemporary photography at the moment, along with studio visits from young creatives from across the globe. Buy it HERE
VNA (Very Nearly Almost) is a quarterly street art magazine based in London that documents all things street art with interviews and features and more. Buy it HERE
43 is a truly unique skateboard magazine, with high quality photography, printing, and an art book feel, based in New York city. Buy it HERE
Adox produces films, photo papers and chemistry since 1860 for the traditional analog photography.
Agfa Photo Analogue Site - B&W, Colour and Transparency Film.
Fine Art Papers Main site
UK-based manufacturer of films, papers and photographic chemistry. Very helpful site with lots of technical information on Ilford products.
Impossible make Instant Film for Polaroid 600, SX70 and Spectra cameras as well as for 8x10" Polaroid backs.
Possibly the best art paper supplier in London
The last bastion in traditional equipment
A very comprehensive reference site. Vast amounts of technical information about Kodak products. Also a range of other support resources, discussion forums, and an online gallery.
Hamburg based traditional paper film & chemistry distributor
Meopta factory site
Manufacturer of a wide range of digital inkjet papers.
Polaroid main site
Manufacturers of archival print-through sleeving
Highly specialised electronic darkroom equipment
Tetenal main site
Photographic Courses & Photographic History
The LCC based in central London runs short professional training courses in photography.
The International Centre of Photography is a museum and a school dedicated to exploring photography as history, contemporary art, and at work in culture.
Photofusion aims to promote a ladder of educational opportunity through courses, workshops and seminars.
Zoom In is a popular, not-for-profit school for photography, enabling both individuals and community groups from the Greater London area to explore and engage with all aspects and all levels of photography.
large, very comprehensive site on photographers in photographic history up until 1920
An interesting and wide-ranging photographic website, as befits the reputation of this prestigeous British establishment. Useful technical section - particularly on photographic materials and conservation matters.
YM Photography Courses
Maurice Fishers ever expanding site of photographic nostalgia.
A milestone in photo evolution (or millstone depending on viewpoint)