Projects tagged with ''salt print''

Buggy & Crickets

2001-2011

Buggy is a series of collodion wet-plate photograms on glass or aluminum. Most are 4.24" x 5.5"

The insects are placed directly on the plate or in the enlarger and projected on the plate.  The cricket photograms were made for the limited edition handmade artist book "Crickets" - a collaboration with Leonard Seastone of Tideline Press.

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Blog posts tagged with ''salt print''

Tag: salt print

The salt print was the dominant paper-based photographic process for producing positive prints (from negatives) from 1839 until approximately 1860.The salted paper technique was created in the mid-1830s by English scientist and inventor Henry Fox Talbot. He made what he called “sensitive paper” for “photogenic drawing” by wetting a sheet of writing paper with a weak solution of ordinary table salt, blotting and drying it, then brushing one side with a strong solution of silver nitrate. This makes the paper light sensitive and is exposed when dry.

What are you doing?

What we’ve been doing…. Lisa and I presented our work for the Peters Valley Artist Talk Series on May 5th, 2021. I love to talk about my art but talking about myself is excruciating. It was a wonderful opportunity to explain how my various projects relate to each other and fit into the context of …

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