Anthotype

An anthotype is an historic alternative photographic process invented in the 1840s by Sir John Herschel. Though it’s over 180 years old, many people still practice the art of anthotyping today. Want to learn?

  Learn to make anthotypes

 

Anthotype how to book

The only book solely dedicated to teaching the anthotype process and a great way to learn the anthotype process. Get this one if you are new to the process or want to deepen your knowledge about the process and the history of anthotypes.

“Anthotypes show us just how much early photography is a kind of natural magic. Malin Fabbri’s book is a real gift – a much-needed manual on this beautiful and almost-forgotten process.”
– Dan Estabrook, Artist and educator.

Get the how-to book here: Anthotypes – Make photographs using plants

 

Anthotype Emulsions Volume 1“Anthotype Emulsions” Volume 1 and Volume 2 is the collective research from photographers on World Anthotype Day 2022 and 2023, and are great reference books for learning more about anthotype emulsions, each book describes over 100 emulsions. Get this book for inspiration of new emulsions to try and also read about the artists’ processes. Get one or start collecting them!

Get Volume 1 here: Anthotype Emulsions, Volume 1 – The collective research from photographers on World Anthotype Day 2022

Get Volume 2 here: Anthotype Emulsions, Volume 2 – The collective research from photographers on World Anthotype Day 2023

“Dedicated artists from all over the world experiment and contribute their valuable discoveries page by page. The beauty is alluring, and the possibilities are endless.”
-Peter J. Blackburn.

Anthotype Emulsions, Volume 2 - The collective research from artists on World Anthotype Day 2023

 

 

 

 

Anthotype notebookAnthotype Notes is a notebook tailored to documenting your anthotypes. It follows the same format as the World Anthotype Day entry, smoothing the process of entries.
Get this notebook to document your anthotypes. Contains pre-defined pages with room to document 50 anthotypes – enough for some serious experimenting.
Get it here and  let your own experiences help you grow: Anthotype Notes
The notebook is free for Supporting Members to print out.

 

  Find anthotype inspiration

Anthotype galleries
Anthotype galleries full with artists sharing their anthotype prints

 

Anthotype Day 2023 timeline
Take part in World Anthotype Day and share your own anthotypes

 

Emulsion database 2022
Find anthotype emulsions in our Anthotype Emulsions Database

 

Watch the quick how-to video: