I want to hear more about this. That's pretty interesting.
Originally Posted by jnanian
i settled upon cyanotypes ... it doesn't take long to make them
and unlike lumen prints or solargraphs, the kids can take something home with them in the end !
in camera lumenprits with a regular camera and lens on "B" takes about 30-45mins at least and then you are left with an ephemeral image ...
cyanotypes just need water ... and they will last forever ...
our first try didn't work last week ( too gloomy not enough UV ) next week will be sunny
and perfect !
( if you don't have cyanotype chems to coat your paper yourself, you can get a "sunprint kit" from an art supply house
or freestyle )
have fun !
I love the smell of fixer in the morning...It smells like...PHOTOGRAPHY!
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