Alternative Processes


The cyanotype process uses a solution of iron compounds to create beautiful Prussian Blue images. Invented by Sir John Herschel...

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Jonathan Stead Interview

Where did your love for photography begin? I was studying Graphic Design at the University of Lincoln and photography began...

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Gum Bichromate

In 1839, Mungo Ponton published a paper on the light sensitive properties of chromates. These are strong alkaline compounds that...

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The inherent problem of the iron-based silver processes lies in the danger of leaving residual ferric iron in the print,...

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