Chlorophyll process

Chlorophyll prigment print by Almundena Romero

Chlorophyll printing and pigments

Chlorophyll printing is a sustainable photographic process using plants and pigments to develop a print or a cameraless photogram. Almudena Romero shares her knowledge of the process. Writer and photography / Almudena Romero Since the 1840s, artists have used organic techniques to produce photographs, sometimes using flowers, as is the case in anthotype printing, and sometimes by blocking or exposing … Read more

print by yago de orbe klingenberg in the chlorophyll process

Chlorophyll prints – nature expresses itself

Chlorophyll prints by Yago de Orbe Klingenberg are high quality and beautiful, step by step he shows how he achieves this result. Writer and photography / Yago de Orbe Klingenberg About Yago de Orbe Klingenberg’s Chlorophyll prints: “My work is immersed both, in the Amazonian indigenous cosmovision and in the origins of photography, allowing nature to express itself: plants reveal … Read more

Chlorophyll print

How to preserve Chlorophyll prints

Bárbara Morais shares her process of preserving – otherwise unstable – Chlorophyll photographs, making them UV resistant. Writer and photography / Bárbara Morais “Nature is the final place where memory lies.” Binh Danh. Mr. Binh Danh, the photographer who has made famous the chlorophyll prints, said that this is a whole process of attempts and errors, in which “only one … Read more

The chlorophyll process

The chlorophyll process is an organic alternative photography process akin to the anthotype process. However, instead of printing on the crushed extract of fruit or plant matter, the prints are bleached by sunlight directly onto the surface of leaves using a positive. Tiffany Pereira shares her experience with this process.