Jarryd discovered the world of alternative photography a couple of years ago after being exposed to platinum prints in a local gallery. As a painter, the effect of painted emulsion around the photos and the fine art characteristics of the prints appealed to him greatly.

For me, the tediousprocess of making a single print add to its value and gives the photograph a more personal touch than conventional methods.

Jarryd uses a Linhof 4x5 and make direct contact prints into moleskine journals. This way he can catalogue all my formulae changes and exposure times.

 

Jarryd Bekker

Cyanotypes

 

Cactus ©

Cracks I ©

Duo ©

Gum bichromate

     

Cracks III ©

Saltprint

     

Cracks II ©