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…
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.
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.
Mead Allison: ”I’m more interested in the product than the process”
Calotype photographer, Professor and Chair of the Department of River-Coastal Science and Engineering at Tulane University in New Orleans, Mead Allison is telling about making calotypes in the time he manages to spare…
Nicolas Le Guern: “Calotypying is a reflexion about the exposure time in photography”
Historian of photographic technology, photographer Nicolas Le Guern is telling to The Calotype Society why for him doing calotypes is like breathing.
Fionnbharr Ó Súilleabháin: “Part of the attraction of calotypy is that it forces patience upon you”
Analog photographer Fionnbharr Ó Súilleabháin is telling to The Calotype Society XXI about an important feature of calotype and reveals photos of his new project of Mozambican mosques.
Brittonie Fletcher: “I enjoy the making of historic photography”
Artist and photography tutor in the Stills Centre for Photography (Edinburgh Scotland) Brittonie Fletcher tells how making calotypes is helping her to learn more about processes and time.