Originally from Oklahoma, Stephen Saunders, co-owner of Hidden Light LLC, has been working in the darkroom since high school. While in college studying to be a commercial photographer Stephen became interested in photo journalism which led to an internship shooting for the Arizona Daily Sun. When the staff photographers made requests for Stephen to make their prints it was then he realized that his future in photography might be best in the darkroom. He has been printing professionally for over 20 years.
HIDDEN LIGHT, LLC
Hidden Light LLC was started in 2001 by Corey Allen and Stephen Saunders. Hidden Light prides itself on being a fine art printing destination for professionals who want to work closely with their printer in the darkroom. Hidden Light has been working with David Brookover since it's inception, on platinum palladium prints and silver gelatin prints. Recently, Brookover became interested in working in the bromoil process and worked with Hidden Light printer Larry Javorsky perfecting the process. The Framing Department at Hidden Light offers full service mounting, matting, laminating, framing and shipping of artwork worldwide. For more information, visit hiddenlightllc.com and theframingdepartment.com.
Jen Freehill has been a print maker and photographer for over 20 years earning her BFA in Photography from Purdue University. Upon moving to Colorado in 1996 she started her work at Photo Craft Imaging where she specializes in fine art print making with a LightJet 430 and a variety of inkjet printers. She has coordinated museum exhibits from Denver to New York to Beijing for photographers worldwide. Jen says that being a fine art photographer herself is key to understanding the needs of her clients. Working closely with them in the file prep and proofing process allows her to take each client’s intentions to a final print that conveys who they are both as photographer and artist. For more information, visit pcraft.com or call 303-633-5417.
Stan Klimek specializes in alternative printmaking and exclusively in platinum and gum over platinum printing. These two processes are time honored with a rich history that stretches all the way back to Alfred Stieglitz and Steichen to name just a few. Stan has been printing his own images with these two beautiful processes and has worked with other photographers for the last 20 years including David Brookover, Sally Mann, Henri-Cartier Bresson Estate and Eikoh Hosoe.
Photo Craft has produced prints for David since 2003 using their state-of-the-art LightJet 430 laser printer as well as a variety of inkjet printers. Photo Craft’s in-house framing department, Rosario Custom Framing, puts the finishing touch on David’s work making it ready for the gallery or the art collector’s space.
SCHMIDT'S CUSTOM FRAMING
Schmidt's Custom Framing brings their dedication to detail and more than 30 years of experience to every piece they frame. Using the highest quality material and museum approved techniques to protect works of art from the surrounding environment and natural aging. For many years Harvey & Mary Schmidt have been collaborating closely with The Brookover Gallery to design framing to enhance and showcase David's work. They offer framing designs that range from the simplest to elaborately hand carved, gold leafed finished cornered frames.