In 1842, British scientist Sir John Herschel experimented with the effect of light on iron compounds, inventing a process to produce the blue-tinted prints we know as cyanotypes.

In 1842, British scientist Sir John Herschel experimented with the effect of light on iron compounds, inventing a process to produce the blue-tinted prints we know as cyanotypes.

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Dandelion Seeds, Taraxacium officinale Author: Bertha E. Jaques (American, 1863–1941)Date: ca. 1910Medium: Cyanotype photogramLocation: Smithsonian American Art Museum

Dandelion Seeds, Taraxacium officinale Author: Bertha E. Jaques (American, 1863–1941)Date: ca. 1910Medium: Cyanotype photogramLocation: Smithsonian American Art Museum

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This website is dedicated to Alternative Process photography. It contains numerous process as well as contemporary artists, gallery of works and suppliers.

This website is dedicated to Alternative Process photography. It contains numerous process as well as contemporary artists, gallery of works and suppliers.

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