I'm keen that disappearing photographic techniques are catalogued for future enjoyment. The Gelabrome process is a variant of the Carbro process. There seems to be very little on the internet about it and very few, if any, current alt-pro artists using it. I have had a few attempts, but so far the gelatin has come … Continue reading Gelabrome
Fungus is an ever-present danger to optical equipment. This post describes the threat to our precious kit ... The likelihood is that you, dear photographer, will have fungus-affected equipment, whether that be lenses, camera prisms, mirrors or viewfinders, especially if you live in the tropics (even here in the UK, the climate is becoming more … Continue reading Fungus the bogeyman
I can't pass by a pond without spending some time with it. I feel the same about wrought iron gates, high walls, stiles and field boundary stones. This particular image required a bit of work ... Pond, Tiergarten, Berlin. Bromoil © Tony Cearns 2023 How to do justice to the many looks of water; fast … Continue reading Tiergarten, Berlin.
One of the delights of Bromoil I'm finding, is the range of things that you can do to express how you feel about an image ... Abandoned Farm, North Dakota - Bromoil Print ©Tony Cearns Straight image from the neg The key parts of the picture for me is the wooden side of the house, … Continue reading Bromoil technique
Using paper negatives as a medium for enlarging bromoils and oil prints