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Having already made multiple prints from my negatives at school with the enlarger, I decided that I wanted to add some sugar and spice to my photos with some cool designs! This idea also works with cyano type paper and other light sensitive papers.

I already knew of this concept from using cyano type paper, which is light sensitive, but less so than photo paper.

I used:
A negative enlarger
Light sensitive photo paper
Leaves
Transparency sheet, or sheet protector works too
Scissors
Permanent marker

(Keep in mind that this also works with cyano type paper, which you wouldn’t need a negative enlarger for.)

I decided that I wanted to include ‘Bob’ in some of my photos, so I printed a photo of him from the internet, traced him onto a piece of transparency with a permanent marker, and cut him out!

Then, I took all of my things into the dark room, (no pictures taken in there obviously) and I chose the picture I wanted to enlarge, laid the transparency of Bob/leaves onto the photo paper and turned the light on for 6 seconds (set at f11), and then I developed the photo paper in the necessary chemicals.

And voila!

Check out my other album that I used with cyano type paper!

written by natalieerachel

4 comments

  1. haveyouseenbob

    haveyouseenbob

    Brilliant! i love this idea, and thanks for featuring bob!!!

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  2. izadrazi

    izadrazi

    brilliant idea. Well done!

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  3. natalieerachel

    natalieerachel

    Thanks everyone!! :)

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  4. stratski

    stratski

    I love those leaf patterns! Very nice!

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