Category: Alternative Process

Analog Pinhole images from the Austrian Alps

It’s always a treat to visit Roland and his wife Gundi at the Knaushof farmhouse. Their solid wooden farmhouse dates back to the 1600’s. Massive beams and joists…

August 17, 2017

Using Expired Polaroid 669 Film

Wow I managed to pick up 8 packs of 667 Polaroid pack film which had expired way in 1998. So without hesitating a guess I reckon that’s about…

February 5, 2017

Screenprinting and Photography

Awesome sceenprinting I’ve always wished to try it out. Finally at Spektral in Graz I got the chance.   It’s time to get out and meet folks at…

January 25, 2017
Gerald does Selfie on Annenstrasse

The Medium Format Selfie Stick with the Agfa Clack

Photo above: Gerald does Selfie on Annenstrasse – Ilford FP4 125 Stand Development in Rodinal 1/25  It was the early hours of the morning and I had this…

January 12, 2017

Lomography with the Agfa Clack

Bringing life back to a battered old box called the Clack. I even gave my girlfriend the Clack she loved it! Yep that sounds weird as funny as…

January 4, 2017
Agfa Clack

I got the Clack for 7 Euros! The Agfa Clack Double Exposures

The crappy black box, actually has got a certain charm. Ok nothing special in terms of technical specification. It’s optics are plastic for goodness sake! Three controls that’s it…

January 1, 2017
Puxerloch Tur on IlFord Delta 100 Yashica Mat 124

Puxerloch with the Yashica Mat 124 with Ilford Delta

It’s definitely time to escape, run away into the great outdoors! Well at least up a hill into a hole. The hole in question which I often pass…

January 1, 2017

Back on the street with the Voigtlander

It seems right to whip out the Voitlander Bessa  for some fun and frolics.  The black compact beauty featuring medium format film from the begone era of the 1930’s….

December 13, 2016

Vintage Polaroid Land Camera with Flash

Gloria poses with the splits vertically – taken with the Automatic 330 Land Camera Polaroid on Fujifilm FP100c color pack Somehow the forty five year old wonder the…

December 6, 2016

Pinhole Photography with Vandyke Brown

Finally the week ended, it was time to visit the art shop yet again. This time on a mission to build and deploy a Pinhole camera. But not…

November 28, 2016

Wet Plate Workshop with Borut Peterlin

  On recent participation in Borut Peterlin’s Wet Plate Workshop in Slovenia, I decided to put together a short video and photo gallery from the workshop. I found…

August 9, 2016

Cyanotype on the Weekend

Having fun on the weekend with Cyanotype is what it’s all about. Cyanotype is easy and quick to setup. It was a sunny day in the Steiermark, Austria,…

August 1, 2016

Me, My Family and a Polaroid Land Camera

Finally I got the Land Camera and the film that goes with it together.  It was time to go out into the wilds and use it! The last…

July 11, 2016

Collage on Cyanotype using 6×9 Medium Format Film

Every day brings new things, sometimes it’s not what you expected. And this is so true of alternative process when comes to cyanotype. The story is, after the…

April 30, 2016

Caffenol Development – What’s brewing in the lab ?

Coffee, Vitamin C and Washing soda Pouring out the caffenol Homemade developer called Caffenol This is the harmony recipe from Caffenol.org 600ml Water (Tap is ok) 6.25 tsp Washing…

April 29, 2016

A blue weekend with Cyanotype process

Welcome to a very blue weekend of April 23rd 2016. Yes in terms of the downside of the weather with overcast skies and rain with expected snow too – yikes!…

April 26, 2016

Tin Type Wet Plate Exposure for Collodion

Continuing on from previous journey into the alternative process. I’ve been trying. Rushing home from work to catch the last bit of sunshine from the end of day….

March 6, 2016

The Alternative Process, Wet Plate and Collodion

First Plates on Collodion My initial experience with wet plate collodion. Above is my first plate using this medium. Oh yes I’ve a lot to learn but it…

February 28, 2016