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My Photographic Art:

Photography by definition is - darkroom photography, which uses film and chemicals to develop film and fiber based prints.

Photography to me is the use of: Form - Light - Shadow

I handcraft each one of my prints in my darkroom to produce the impact and feeling I'm after. The reason I took the photograph! The latent image I put on film and bring to life with development is matched to a particular printing paper and my own custom developer I make through my own experiences in the darkroom.

Silver-gelatin prints were developed in the 1870's they remain the standard black and white print type, Victoria&Albert Museum.
Note: Resin Coated Silver Gelatin Prints can never be archival and will start a self-destructing process in a matter of years!
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