Kallitypes is an alternative photographic process in the same family as platinum/palladium prints. In Kallitypes, we use silver and iron-based compounds to form the final image. However, because in time, silver can rust or react to air, Kallitypes prints are initially not nearly as permanent. We need a toning step to address this. Toning is […]
Even though I am all about film cameras, darkrooms and quirky 19th-century alternative printing techniques, during the day I work —perhaps somewhat ironically— in the Visual Effects industry for film post-production. Any film you see today in the cinema is likely to be comprised of a combination of real footage and photorealistic computer-generated imagery. And […]
Building a UV light for alternative photographic processes such as platinum/palladium and kallitype.