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handmade darkroom prints

handmade darkroom prints

Some call it 'old school' but a traditional fiber based photographic print is aesthetically hard to beat (and has a proven archival stability). Besides that, I prefer to get my hands dirty in the darkroom to tedious computer work. This way, every print is handmade and in its own way unique.

PRINTING
editions

editions

We only sell limited editions. The smaller prints are in editions of 32 and are very affordable. The bigger the print, the more limited it is (7 or 3 copies). If you want unique pieces have a look at our Unique Editions. Often this involves alternative techniques that make it impossible to make identical copies. All editions have 1 or 2 Artist Prints to allow for exhibitions.

EDITIONS
custom-made frames

custom-made frames

The frames, the boxes... everything is handmade in our workshop in Belgium. No shortcuts, I only work with the best materials available. (Hard) Wood directly from the mill to have a guaranteed sustainable source, special glues & oils and  I finish both prints and frames with a protective wax and oil. You find all the details right here.

USED MATERIALS
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Pic du Midi d'Ossau

Product Description
silver gelatin print 88 x 106 cm. edition 3+1 AP

One of the monuments of the Pyrenees. Although with its 2884m of height, it's rather modest, the Pic du Midi d'Ossau is with its isolated distinctive peak a landmark of the French side of the Pyrenees. It can be seen even from Pau, some 50 km to the north. I've hiked several times to it from every angle and direction available. But I only managed to photograph it once as weather conditions just weren't always favorable to me. 

Float frame 92 x 110 cm, solid beechwood oiled, inside painted black. The print is waxed so it's protected against accidental moisture and environmental degradation.

More info on our in-house-made frames here.

€1,850.00
Maximum quantity available reached.
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