David Higgs – “The Analogue Darkroom in the Digital World”
The Photgraphy Show Talk: Saturday 12 – 12.45pm, Sunday 11 – 11.45am
There is a resurgence in the ‘dark arts’. This renaissance in the use of the ‘Alternative Processes’ is fuelled by advances in digital printing technology.
I’m going to be giving a series of talks at the Photography Show on the 19th and 20th March 2016 outlining how alternative processes such as cyanotype, kallitype, argyrotype and especially Platinum printing are having their renaissance. Using a hybrid system of making contact negatives digitally and printing in the wet darkroom I’ll show how this amalgam of the new and the old can produce beautiful organic prints which will further your printing repertoire. Continue reading