Monthly Archives: May 2009

Cost of Alternative Processes

As I am getting ready to teach a workshop with Kim Weston this weekend, I whipped up some New Cyanotype solution to give to the students to try with Weston Diploma paper. So, while one can start dropping pretty pennies on platinum printing (saving money by the usual mixing with the only slightly less costly […]

The Value of a Photograph

I don’t frequent Ebay that much. But I did sneak a peek over there when I was trying to track down a copy of The Rubaiyat of Omar Kháyyám, with photogravures by Adelaide Hanscom. I successfully tracked one down (rather circuitously obtaining an intact copy). As I was poking around I came across a cache […]

Platinum Printing Class May 29, 30, 31

I will be teaching a digital negative and platinum workshop with Kim Weston May 29, 30 and 31 at Wildcat Hill in Carmel, CA. We’ll be going over the basics of digital negative production, platinum and palladium printing, and looking at another process if we have time. Kim Weston will be describing how to make […]