A alternative photography process salt print of lobster buoys in Cape Neddick Maine

A alternative process photography salt print of lobster buoys on a building

An image done in the salt print alternative process photography style of lobster buoys on a building in Cape Neddick, Maine. Salt printing dates back to the mid 1830’s and is a labor intensive process, A salt solution is applied to the paper and dried after which a silver nitrate solution is applied and dried to make the paper light sensitive. A digital negative is made on special transparency sheets, Placed over the sensitized paper and placed into a contact printing frame for exposure under a UV Black light. The resulting print is a beautiful all hand made example of a vintage photography print making process where each image is different. No two images will ever be the same.
The prints are made on 8×10 inch sheets of paper designed for this type of printing that dry flat without warping. The image area will be 5×7 inches and an 11×14 inch frame will be needed for framing as the print will be mounted to an 11×14 inch mat. Each print will be signed and numbered and only 100 will be produced. After the production run no more salt prints of these images will be made. The mounted print will be placed inside a plastic sleeve and shipped in a protective, recyclable box and include a signed certificate of authenticity.

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