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Strawberry (Fragaria x ananassa) anthotype by Astrid Robertsson

“Fragile” by Astrid Robertsson
Country: Switzerland
Parts used: Stem and leaves
Application: Foam brush
Exposure time: 3-4 hours.
Month, season and year: July, Summer 2022.
Substrate: Bergger 100% cotton (non-sensitized paper for alternative processes)
Contrast of final print: ** (Medium)

Strawberry, (Fragaria x ananassa) anthotype by Astrid RobertssonStrawberry, (Fragaria x ananassa) anthotypeAmount: 4 crushed strawberries
Extracted using: Crushed with spoon
Thinner: None
Layers: 4
Used to create image: Petals

Challenges or observations: I found that checking the weather to see how high the UV index was helped me estimate my exposure and choose a time of day when exposure would be strongest. Also, using a foam brush made it gentle on the paper and absorbed excess, but I should’ve strained the mixture because the berries got stuck in it.

Instagram: @astridrphoto

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