Elephant cyanotype print

Cyanotype is a ferro-prussiate photographic process known for its blue color. It was famously used by a photography pioneer Anna Atkins who has often been coined as the first female photographer.

This video will walk you through the steps of mixing your own chemistry, applying the coating mixture, and exposing and developing your own cyanotype print.

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Leaf cyanotype print
Elephant cyanotype print

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