Malin Fabbri

Cyanotypes – A New Look at an Old Technique

Cyanotypes – A New Look at an Old Technique: A thesis comparing the perception of cyanotypes to the perception of stock photography. The thesis of Malin Hylén (now Malin Fabbri) that got the website started back in 2000.

Perdita Phillips cyanotype

Perdita Phillips

Perdita Phillips from Australia focuses on environmental issues and works with aspects such as sound and video in her installations. From: Walyalup/Fremantle, Australia. Shows: Cyanotypes. Dr Perdita Phillips is an artist living on Whadjuk Noongar Boodja focusing on environmental issues and social change since 1991. Often conceptually driven, she has an expansive practice working in installation, environmental projects, walking, sound, video, sculpture and publishing. She has been making cyanotypes and … Read more

Anthotype Emulsions, Volume 2 - large cover to share

Anthotype Emulsions, Volume 2

by Malin Fabbri   The second book in the series from World Anthotype Day Anthotype Emulsions, Volume 2 – The collective research from photographers on World Anthotype Day 2023. $14.00 Download eBook (PDF) directly. $22.00 Buy eBook (PDF for Kindle) from Amazon Kindle. Buy from Kindle More marketplaces: UK  Germany  France  Spain  Italy Netherlands  Japan  Brazil  Canada  Australia  India $22.00 Best paperback option. Buy from Lulu ($22 / €22 / … Read more

Practical Demonstration of Alternative Photographic Processes by David Silk, Sunday 17 September 2023, Kent, UK

Practical Demonstration of Alternative Photographic Processes by David Silk   Date – Sunday 17 September 2023 at 11 a.m.   Place – St Mary’s Art Centre, Strand Street, Sandwich, Kent. CT13 9HN, UK   Details of the event – As part of Sandwich Arts Week, David Silk will be demonstrating a few alternative photographic processes including anthotypes, cyanotypes, lumen prints and chlorophyll printing.  You do not need to bring anything … Read more

Cyanotypes toned using avocado

Cyanotype Toning with Avocado Stones

Clive Pigott tries out Annette Golaz’s recipe for toning cyanotypes with avocado. The original recipe can be found in Annette Golaz’s book Cyanotype Toning alongside many other recipes. Writer and photography / Clive Pigott I was first introduced to alternative and historical printing techniques back in the early 90’s, when I was in my late 20’s. I had picked up an anniversary copy of the British Journal of Photography which … Read more

Exhibition: Rooted in Nature, Museum of Dufferin in Mulmur, Ontario, USA, until October 21st

The latest exhibit to grace the curved walls of the 4th Floor Silo Gallery at the Museum of Dufferin is ‘Rooted in Nature: a botanical study of camera less art’, by Mono based artist Jo Thomson. The exhibition, featuring 29 botanical art works, is uniquely complimented by the elevated vistas of the surrounding countryside, that can be enjoyed from the multiple gallery windows. Located just an hour outside of the … Read more

Academic wall planner 2023-2024

Back to School? Academic 2023-2024 wall planner in Anna Atkins style

Anna Atkins tribute planners featuring 60 beautiful cyanotypes in honour of Anna Atkins. This year we ran an Anna Atkins tribute event and 90+ artists sent in cyanotypes. 60 were selected. If you are looking for the calendar, it’s here or the journal here.   Anna Atkins tribute planners 2024 wall planner The Anna Atkins tribute planner 2024 is a yearly wall planner for you to hang on your wall … Read more

Exhibition: BOTANICAL BLUEPRINTS, 2nd September – 5th November, 2023, Studio Eleven, Humber Street, Hull, HU1 1TG

The exhibition features cyanotypes by Angela Chalmers and botanical ceramic sculpture by Adele Howitt. Coinciding with Hull’s Freedom Festival, the opening event is on Saturday, 2nd September from 12pm – 2pm. Refreshments will be served. As part of the World Cyanotype Day, Angela will be leading a workshop at Studio Eleven on Saturday 30 September 2023.   Link to event:

Larz Grenier Cyanotype

Larz Grenier

Larz Grenier from Maine, USA, was inspired by his father to create a pinhole camera as a child and is now focusing on flora and fauna to create his cyanotypes. From: Nashua, New Hampshire, USA. Shows: Cyanotypes. Larz Grenier was born and raised in a small town in rural Maine and now resides in New Hampshire. From a young age, Larz’s fascination with drawing and painting became apparent, often encouraged … Read more


Birthday Cards and Greeting Cards from our Card event 2023. 22 artists contributed with beautiful cyanotypes, lumen prints and image transfer. Some are now available as beautiful cards and Christmas cards are coming shortly. Enjoy! Cards by alt. proc. artists Next time you want to send someone a greeting you can get a alt. proc. Birthday, Christmas or Greeting card. The different designs below printed on matte FSC-certified eco-friendly paper … Read more

Wall Planner 2024 and Academic 2023-2024 planners

Anna Atkins tribute planners featuring 60 beautiful cyanotypes in honour of Anna Atkins. This year we ran an Anna Atkins tribute event and 90+ artists sent in cyanotypes, 60 were selected and they illustrate our planner.   Anna Atkins tribute planners 2024 wall planner The Anna Atkins tribute planner 2024 is a yearly wall planner for you to hang on your wall and plan your year. The planner can help … Read more

Anna Atkins tribute journal 2024 - Week starting Monday

Get Inspired – The Anna Atkins Tribute Journal

Christopher Osborne is the editor of Silvergrain Classics and an avid fan of journaling. He reviews our Anna Atkins tribute journal and is pleased with the result. Writer / Christopher Osborne The Anna Atkins Tribute Journal 2023 is the brainchild of Malin Fabbri. Malin is the driving force behind, the go-to source of information for anyone interested in alternative photographic techniques. For those of you who are not familiar … Read more


An cyanotype 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 cyanotyping today. Want to learn?   Learn to make cyanotypes How to make cyanotypes article More cyanotype articles Sign up to our Cyanotype newsletter where we send out articles as they come in   Get the how-to book: Blueprint to cyanotypes … Read more

Our events galleries

Over the years we have done quite a few events. Here are the galleries with inspiring images from World Cyanotype Day, World Anthotype Day, our Anna Atkins tribute event and our Card event. Enjoy! Calendar, planner and journal event Anna Atkins tribute event 2023   Card event Christmas and birthday card event 2023   World Anthotype Day World Anthotype Day 2024 Back in August. Entry requirements here. Above all: Try … Read more