Rosario Patanè: “A calotype is a “supreme art” in photography”
Photographer and calotype maker Rosario Patanè, originally from Acireale, Sicily, is the true spiritual heir of the calotypists of the past: building upon existing calotype recipes, he modifies the ingredients to obtain a…
Giorgio Bordin: “A calotype negative can display more than the final print”
The physician, watercolor painter, engraver and writer Giorgrio Bordin is also a member of The Calotype Society. After experimenting with digital photography he came to the sources of photography to understand the evolution of…
In My Garden
Brenton Hamilton, MFA is a photographic print maker with a concentration in alternative processes. Relying upon cameraless, experimental techniques with an emphasis upon gum bichromate, calotype and palladium. The artist is telling to…
Arrested for decent exposure in Mozambique
Analog photographer Fionnbharr Ó Súilleabháin is telling to The Calotype Society XXI how he was arrested while calotyping.
Richard Lanning: “The calotype has been a healing process for me”
Retired Police officer Richard Lanning became a calotype photographer in 2010 when he found a book about Fox Talbot. Calotypes of Talbot inspired him so much that he decided to start making it…
Brenton Hamilton: “The calotype is a pursuit of beauty”
For over 25 years Brenton Hamilton has created a sustained body of work, largely concentrated within historic process. Visual artist, historian, antiquarian, foil fencer Brenton Hamilton is telling to The Calotype Society about…
Claudio Santambrogio: “Making calotypes is a very simple process”
Claudio Santambrogio is telling to The Calotype Society about his experience in making calotypes and explaining how working in the darkroom is growing patience.
The Calotype Society met in Milan
Every two years The Calotype Society meets in a place connected to the history of the calotype. This year, the CALO IV meeting has been held in Milan, Italy, from June 27th to…
Following the path of the most mysterious photograph of New Orleans
Calotype photographer Mead Allison is telling the story about one of his calotypes he made at the Saint Louis Cemetery.
Asia Weber: “Making calotypes is like getting into a time machine”
An art historian Asia Weber is photographing Italian architecture and telling to The Calotype Society how calotypes changed her life.