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"2" a celestography by author, artist and alchemist August Strindberg. Courtesy of the Royal Library of Sweden.

"2" a celestography by author, artist and alchemist August Strindberg. Courtesy of the Royal Library of Sweden.

Paolo Del Signore - cyanotype (Cyanotype is an alternative form of photographic printing which makes use of iron compounds instead of the traditional silver compounds, resulting in rich blue tones.)

Paolo Del Signore - cyanotype (Cyanotype is an alternative form of photographic printing which makes use of iron compounds instead of the traditional silver compounds, resulting in rich blue tones.)

I created cyanotypes from clothing, selecting items that where sheer or had embellishments like embroidery or sequins on them. These turned out very well and had a ghostly look particularly the vintage style nightdress. I used A3 paper, exposing the clothing in different sections, trying both portrait and landscape, I’d like to try some different surfaces next like wood and canvas and create larger exposures that can fit the whole item on them.

I created cyanotypes from clothing, selecting items that where sheer or had embellishments like embroidery or sequins on them. These turned out very well and had a ghostly look particularly the vintage style nightdress. I used A3 paper, exposing the clothing in different sections, trying both portrait and landscape, I’d like to try some different surfaces next like wood and canvas and create larger exposures that can fit the whole item on them.

Solution A:    Ferric Ammonium Citrate 10 grams + 50 ml of water    Solution B:    Potassium Ferricyanide 4 grams + 50 ml of water

Solution A: Ferric Ammonium Citrate 10 grams + 50 ml of water Solution B: Potassium Ferricyanide 4 grams + 50 ml of water

Anna Atkins Photography ...Anna Atkins, a trained botanist , also sometimes known as the first woman photographer, used this process to print and publish her own book illustrated only by photography.

Anna Atkins Photography ...Anna Atkins, a trained botanist , also sometimes known as the first woman photographer, used this process to print and publish her own book illustrated only by photography.