AlternativePhotography.com is all about historical photographic methods in use today. Our aim is to teach photographers using methods and processes other than digital photography. Artists can learn how to print photographs with these techniques. The website has information on many processes, galleries for inspiration and much more. The books we publish are for those who want to develop a deeper understanding on the process - or just like the feel of a book better than a webpage.
Malin Fabbri moved from Sweden to London to study. She earned an MA in Design at Central St. Martin's, but publishing her thesis felt more like a beginning than an end. Malin decided to combine her academic and practical experience and started AlternativePhotography.com in 1999. The website still maintains its origins as a source of information and research for alternative photographic processes and represents almost 400 artists. Malin actively manages the expansion of the site as editor. She researches alternative photographic processes, makes her own prints and runs workshops. Malin has also worked professionally with big media names like Time magazine and CNBC Europe. Malin is the co-author of Blueprint to cyanotypes and From pinhole to print, the editor of the alternative photography art book Alternative Photography: Art and Artists, Edition I representing 115 artists working in alternative photographic processes, and the author of Anthotypes - Explore the darkroom in your garden and make photographs using plants.
It is possible to print photographs using nothing but juice extracted from the petals of flowers, the peel from fruits and pigments from plants. This book will show you how it is done. Anthotypes will simply make you look at plants in a whole new light. And, if that is not enough, anthotype is a totally environmentally friendly photographic process.