Photographer of Merit, Inaugural 2018 Denis Roussel Award

I am honored and so pleased to have been named a Photographer of Merit in the inaugural 2018 Denis Roussel Award.    I am in very good company among an amazing group of photographers and print-makers.  A big thank you to Rfotofolio, and to juror, Jill Enfield.   You can read more about Denis, a family man, and an amazing photographer and educator himself,  and this Award that continues his legacy, here.

Roses ( Gum bichromate over cyanotype) 2018

Roses (Gum bichromate over cyanotype) 2018

Analog Exhibition at the GreenHill Center for North Carolina Art

I am thrilled to be showing several of my images from 'The Old Garden' series, printed in tricolor gum/cyanotype, at the GreenHill Center for North Carolina Art, located in Greensboro, NC, in the upcoming exhibit 'Analog.'  This exhibition features the works of eight NC photographers who specialize in traditional, analog, and alternative process photography. The opening reception is August 3, from 6-8:30 pm, and the exhibit runs through November 4, 2018. Artists include Signe Ballew; Diana H. Bloomfield; Courtney Johnson; Michael Keaveney ; Holden Richards; Dale Rio; elin o'Hara slavick; and Joshua White. A big big thank you to Elizabeth Harry of the GreenHill Center for curating 'Analog' and for the invitation!

I hope to see you at the opening on August 3, and you can read more about Analog in the press release here.

Siberian Iris , from  The Old Garden  series (tri-color gum over cyanotype) ©Diana H. Bloomfield 2018

Siberian Iris, from The Old Garden series (tri-color gum over cyanotype) ©Diana H. Bloomfield 2018

Honorable Mention in the Alternative Process Category of the 11th Edition of the Julia Margaret Cameron Award

Movement in Blue  (Tri-color gum bichromate over cyanotype)

Movement in Blue (Tri-color gum bichromate over cyanotype)

I am thrilled to have been awarded an Honorable Mention in the Alternative Processes category of the 11th Edition of the Julia Margaret Cameron Awards for Women Photographers.  And I'm doubly honored to be in such stellar company.

570 women photographers from 63 countries participated, submitting over 5700 images.  You can read more about it here, and see all the winners in each category.

Tri-color gum printing at Cullowhee Mountain Arts! Registration is now open.

I'll be teaching tri-color gum bichromate printing once again up at Cullowhee Mountain Arts, on the Western Carolina University campus, located in Cullowhee, in the beautiful cool North Carolina mountains.  The workshop runs June 24-29, and you can read all about it here. 

Come join me, and learn all about this beautiful, interpretive, and endlessly creative 19th century process!  No prior experience necessary.

Valentine Roses 2018 (Tri-color gum bichromate)

Valentine Roses 2018 (Tri-color gum bichromate)

Depth of Field Biennial

I was honored to be invited to participate in the Depth of Field Biennial, organized by with exhibition at the beautiful Center for Photographic Art, located in Carmel, California.  A big thanks to Brian Taylor, Director of the Center, and to Rfotofolio!  Beautiful exhibition and wonderful events.  The exhibit is on through May 20, 2018.  A catalog is available, which you can purchase here.



I am both honored and thrilled to be the Curator for L.A. Photo Curator, for the Call for Entry, 'Alternative Techniques in Image-Making.'  The deadline is February 17, and you can read all about it here.

L. A. Photo Curator is a great organization, showcasing the talent of creative photographic artists, and where 20% of the proceeds go to charity

I would love to see your work, and look forward to seeing the unique ways you choose to interpret your imagery!  



Registration is now open! *

I look forward to being back out in Gilbert, Arizona, at the amazing Art Intersection, for a Gum over Platinum Workshop, April 7-8, 2018. This will be a fun workshop-- whether you're a newcomer or an old hand with these processes.  This is a perfect way to learn about each of these printing techniques, and how they can work together to create some beautiful imagery. So, come join us, and I look forward to seeing you there! 

Check out all the details here.  Registration is now open!  *THIS CLASS IS NOW FULL; A WAITLIST HAS BEEN STARTED; CHECK WITH ART INTERSECTION.

Girl with Mask, Listening Vessel   ©DH Bloomfield 2017 (Gum over Platinum/Palladium)

Girl with Mask, Listening Vessel  ©DH Bloomfield 2017 (Gum over Platinum/Palladium)