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Mike Ware

Mike Ware English photographer and chemist  | (active) THE CYANOTYPE, BUT STILL... ARGYROTYPES, CHRYSOTYPES, CALLADIOTYPES, PLATINOTYPES? Little information about this chemist, photographer specialising in alternative prints. Mike Ware was born in 1939 in England and devotes part of his career to updating old [...]

Mike Ware2020-12-18T15:46:53+01:00


SEMINARS 2020-2021 Calendar ... unpredictable | Organisation of training on demand Adult - Child (from 5 years old) Association - Company + possible intervention in schools Groups of 3 to 8 people Private lessons for 1 or 2 people. In Ile de France in Charenton le Pont In [...]



CYANOTYPE INK RECIPE The chemical formula dates back to 1842 (thanks John Herschel) there are several variations (thanks Mike Ware). Here is the recipe I use for my creations, detailed step by step to make 200ml of cyanotype emulsion. Azul Loeve 1/ INGREDIENTS A - [...]

CYANOTYPE INK RECIPE2020-12-18T15:35:08+01:00

Anna Atkins

Anna Atkins English botanist, painter, engraver and photographer (1799-1871) Raised by a father who was a scientist, Anna Atkins was passionate about biology and illustrated various works by naturalists. She used engraving and watercolour before discovering the photographic techniques developed by John Herschel and [...]

Anna Atkins2020-12-18T15:45:48+01:00

Focus on Cyano

Designation of uncontrolled origin Photogenic drawing or photogram Anna Atkins inaugurates a new herbarium for scientific purposes: she arranges the plants on paper coated with cyanotype emulsion, writes their names in Latin and English and then sunbathes them. The image reveals more than just [...]

Focus on Cyano2020-12-26T15:05:40+01:00

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