Anthotypes from lilacs

Will you be Anthotyping this summer?

The summer is approaching, at least in Europe and North America. The best time for Anthotyping is almost here. Get ready! Start experimenting with Anthotypes. Get the know how of anthotyping: Start by finding plants suitable for making anthotypes and where to get them: Finding plants and pigments for making anthotypes. But, be careful, even beautiful plants can be dangerous!: … Read more

J.F.W. Herschel taken by Julia Margaret Cameron

The chemistry of anthotypes

An excerpt from Anthotypes – Explore the darkroom in your garden and make photographs using plants. Sir John Herschels description of how light changes pigment to make an anthotype.