gumprint

Hard as we might try, some processes just merit more time. This may be either because of their complexity as is the case with glass plate negative where probably the most complex photochemical process is tackled or because of the huge range of possibilities offered by a process such as gum bichromate printing. If we are to go into all the intricacies of single and multiple layer printing as well as making full colour prints and combination prints such as gum over cyanotype, even four days is hardly enough.


Gumprint

Gum bichromate is one of the oldest photographic techniques, older than the silver gellatine print most of us know. At the same time it is a pictorial technique, allowing the photographer a considerable degree of freedom of manipulation while...

Pictorial photography – gumprint

Pictorial photography – gumprint is one of the richest, most complete gumprinting workshops covering all key aspects of both monochromatic and colour gumprintng. Despite the fact over a hundred years have passed since its heyday, pictorial photography is still...