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 plants to UV light. A lot can be learned about … Read more

Valley of the Livet Photogram Stephen McNeill

Photograms – a magical concept

A photogram is a unique cameraless art form that involves the placement of objects onto sensitised paper with the action of light. Stephen McNeill shares his experiences with this age-old process, along with some images and tips. Writer and photography / Stephen McNeill An introduction to the photogram The technique of creating a photographic image without the use of a camera is as old as photography itself. Commonly referred to … Read more

Cyanotype photogram

Cyanotype photograms

An extract from Ruth Brown’s book Cyanotypes on Fabric, A blueprint on how to produce… Blueprints!

Lumen print by Marek Matuz

Lumen prints

Marek Matusz gives us a brief overview of an old camera-less process.