salt and albumen print

These two closely related processes dominated the early years of photography to such an extent that most of us don’t even realise other processes existed simultaneously. Literally millions of photographs were made with their use every year, a whole industry catered to the needs of photographers working with them and the albumen papers remained in production and commercially available for a whole hundred years. Even the characteristic colour of the salted paper and albumen print is now seen as the characteristic colour of 19th century.


Salt and albumen print

The salt and albumen workshop is the only workshop of its kind offering an opportunity the learn to intricacies of two of the most important techniques in history of photography. The first print making technique ever was the saltprint,...