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.

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Organic photography

Clive Heritage-Tilley describes some unusual photographic applications using chemistry pioneered by Sir John Herschel.