The Denis Roussel Awards 2021

The Denis Roussel Award was started in 2018 to help continue the legacy of photographer and educator Denis Roussel and to highlight work done by photographers whose work is based on the historical/alternative photographic processes, including silver gelatin. We would like to thank juror, author, and educator Christopher James who spent long hours reviewing the submissions.… Read More

Denis Roussel Award 2021

The Denis Roussel Award  was started in 2018 to help continue the legacy and celebrate the life of photographer and educator Denis Roussel and to highlight work done by photographers whose work is based on historical/alternative photographic processes, including silver gelatin. Every year we are pleased and humbled to see the portfolios of work that come… Read More

Christopher Bennett

  Christopher Bennett’s portfolio was chosen as an Outstanding Work in the 2020 Denis Roussel Award. “I loved your scanned Calotypes (really well-done paper negatives) enhanced in Photoshop and completely understand the need to marry the paper negative with digital technology. I like the images a great deal and see their compositional construction as windows… Read More

Gregory Brophy

“I was originally trained as a painter before falling in love with photography. While I do sometimes use digital cameras, I felt that something was missing. That was the process of making things by hand and having something tangible to hold. I work in Carbon, Platinum/Palladium, Photopolymer Gravure and Gum Bichromate and strive to learn… Read More

Megan Bent

Megan Bent’s work was selected as a Work of Merit in the2019 Denis Roussel Award. We are pleased to feature her work here on Rfotofolio. “This artist makes chlorophyll prints using medical imagery (her own and that of others) to comment on the hidden, latent nature of illness. Like a photograph, the illness can be invisible… Read More