Kyoto collotype atelier, Nov 2015
Benrido photographer Katsuhiko Honjo with the atelier's film camera (looking from behind towards the lens). Benrido collotype atelier, Kyoto, Japan, October 9, 2015. The Benrido collotype atelier in Kyoto was founded in 1887 and is the only full-scale commercial collotype atelier in the world. Collotype is a historic photographic printing process that makes use of plates coated in gelatine. It produces prints of unrivalled quality.