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Mike Ware’s Cyanotype book published in 1999 is the definitive bible on the process. It describes not only Herschel’s original method from 1842 but also Mike Ware’s update to it. Long out of print, copies would go for sale occasionally for $100’s. In 2014, Mike released an online update of the reference book entitled Cyanomicon. […]

Platinum and Digital Negatives Workshop with Kim Weston

I will be once again teaching a making digital negatives class and platinum printing with Kim Weston. We taught this class last year and had a blast. The students made beautiful full tonal range prints very quickly, and learned how to calibrate and manage any alternative process. We had time to explore the New Cyanotype […]

Weston Paper Tangent

I know. I know. I must get back on message. I’m reading Julia Child’s autobiography My Life in France (written with Alex Prud’Homme). A sleepless night, was trying to relax but kept choking on the passages describing her younger sister Dort’s mangling of the French language. The tie-in? Interspersed with the episodes in France are […]

This blog has moved

Because of restrictions on content forcing required boring warning pages (interstitial), I have permanently relocated my blog to Alternative Impressions hosted on While not as simple to use as Blogspot, I find the content policies and actions less objectionable. I have put my own warning page up on potential nude content in discussing photography […]