Tag: Alt-Photo

New Website for Beth Dow

  I’ve just finished designing and building a long overdue website for Beth Dow. This latest website is built on WordPress and is completely responsive on mobile phones and tablets. Reality check: iPhones and iPads....

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The Perfect Paper

  I’ve been printing a lot in gelatin-silver lately, both for myself and for clients. For my work I’ve found I’m moving away from the pure matte paper I used to love, Ilford Multigrade Matte, and more...

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More Equipment

Earlier in the year I bit the bullet and bought a Kwikprint hot foil stamping machine. This is used to foil stamp or blind deboss the names and titles onto books, portfolios and cases, pencils, matchbooks and napkins. Although...

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I Want to Win

Recently, I was going through my notebooks from a few years back, from the time I spent two weeks with Enrico Giannini in Florence learning about bookbinding, when I came across a quotation by him. He was trimming the inside...

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Terry King

— Photo by Roy Snell The sad news this week was that Terry King passed away, in London, after suffering a heart attack. We were first introduced by Martin Reed in the early 1980s and I loved his attitude from the start. He was...

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A Portrait of Arthur

I recently finished printing a fun project — a portfolio of prints for Tom Rose, a professor at the University of Minnesota. The twelve images, all photographed in the apartment of philosopher and writer Arthur C. Danto, were...

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Printing Services

After a couple of recent conversations I’ve come to realise that some people see me as a printer, but not one who prints for other photographers, whereas others do know me as a commercial printer but not as a photographer....

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