Newsletter: January 2017

  Sunrise Sunrise: A platinotype made by the artist. Limited edition of 24 prints. This is my January print of the month offer. Find out more… A dear friend of mine has synaesthesia, a condition in which your senses overlap so that you can see sounds and where words have colours. In 2007,…

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New eBook: Manufacturing Ferric Oxalate

I have just published a short ebook on manufacturing ferric oxalate for platinum/palladium printing. It’s available here: https://ianleake.com/product/manufacturing-ferric-oxalate/ Most platinum/palladium printers buy ferric oxalate from a commercial supplier. And this is exactly what I’ve done for years. This is convenient and gets you good quality material if bought from a reputable supplier. Earlier this year,…

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Digital Negative Workshop eBook

It’s been a while since I published The Digital Negative Workshop. Some of the software has changed, new Epson printers have arrived, and the world has turned. Really I should write a new edition, but I don’t want to do that right now. Eventually i’ll probably do this, but in the meantime I have decided…

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Newsletter: December 2017

  Natasha and Olga #1 A platinotype made by the artist from an original 8″x10″ in-camera negative. Limited edition of 24 prints. This is my December print of the month offer. Find out more… Finding Beauty Finding Beauty Beauty is greatly undervalued in the modern world. Or perhaps it’s better to say…

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Newsletter: November 2017

  Maia(platinotype from a 4″x5″ negative) Maia: A platinotype made by the artist from an original 4″x5″ in-camera negative. Limited edition of 24 prints. This is my September print of the month offer. Find out more… Finding Simplicity After my father died, my brother and I took a trip to mid-Wales. We…

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Newsletter: October 2017

  Olga #1: A platinotype made by the artist from an original 8″x10″ in-camera negative. Limited edition of 24 prints. This is my September print of the month offer. Find out more… Becoming a Photographer I’ve owned a camera since I was 11 years old. Right from the start I had a good eye, inherited from…

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Workshop Report

Palladium print from a whole plate (6½”x8½”) in-camera negative. © Javier Ternero, reproduced with kind permission Palladium print from a whole plate (6½”x8½”) in-camera negative. © Javier Ternero, reproduced with kind permission I’ve just finished an enjoyable couple of days teaching Javier Ternero how to make platinum/palladium…

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Newsletter: September 2017

  Olga #2: A platinotype made by the artist from an original 8″x10″ in-camera negative. Limited edition of 24 prints. This is my September print of the month offer. Find out more… Are you going to Paris Photo this year? Would you like to see some of my prints? If so, then please let me know…

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The Platinum Printing Workshop, Third Edition (printed and ebook)

The Platinum Printing Workshop is my book on how to make platinum/palladium prints. I published the third edition earlier this year. Originally I intended the third edition to be an ebook only. However, enough people wanted a printed version that I decided to publish one of these too. Initially I expected this to be a…

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Newsletter: July 2017

  Black trees and grey clouds, watching over the harvest. Summer approaches. View from Hofstetten: A platinotype made by the artist from an original 8″x10″ in-camera negative. Limited edition of 24 prints. This is my August print of the month offer. Find out more… Are you going to Paris Photo this year? Would you like to…

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