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…
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…
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.
Photographer Claudio Santambrogio is telling the story about the calotype of Lacock Abbey damaged because of contamination.
In the calotype story of Wlodek Witek unexpected boys are becoming the part of a landscape.
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.