Introduction to Cyanotype

Cyanotype is, as you may have already guessed it, a photographic printing process that results in a cyan-blue print. It's really quite easy to do them yourself at home as well. Read on to see what this process is all about!

Credits: oneira1927, wv_cactus, paulabridi, novakmisi, mailirolponi, joan_arkham & kdstevens

This process involves two chemicals as well as a cyanotype photographic paper. The two chemicals that you would be using (assuming that you are experimenting at home) are ammonium iron(III) citrate and potassium ferricyanide. It does not require any development or fixing. The only thing you would be busy with is “washing”.

Check out the video below to see how easy it is to turn your developed negatives into awesome works of art!

written by ilkadj on 2012-10-02 in #gear #tipster #videos #development #cyan #film-processing #photography #blue #cyanotype #print

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