Welcome to ‘Academy’, the photography blog by Michele Pero

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First photo taken in 1984. First black and white film roll developed in 1986. Professional photographer since 1992. Worked in the fields of product photography, architectural photography, photojournalism, fashion industry, cinema, printing service, and more. Biology and chemistry scholar. DIY addicted. Photography teacher for over 20 years.

This is what I know, what I study, what I have been working on and teaching for 25 years so far. This is and what I like to share with you.

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Wetplate intensification or redevelopment for printing out processes

Wetplate intensification, a very important step to make the correct negative for printing out processes. Wetplate intensification is a necessary step for to condition negatives to the correct density and contrast to be suitable for alternative processes printing, such as salt paper, cyanotype, Van Dyke brown, kallitype, platinum-palladium, and so on. Intensification process is also…


On thinking outside the box, making up your own mind and becoming a master photographer

Since the beginning of my career as a photography teacher, my main goal has been to teach my students to be critical thinkers and go beyond the limits imposed on them by technology and camera manufacturers’ marketing strategies. I strongly believe that, when it comes to buying your equipment, you should make an informed choice…