If you have been here before you might have read a post I made a long while ago where I described how to wax paper negatives (https://www.nanianphoto.com/blog/how-you-make-waxed-paper-negatives/ ) .. I
a little over a year ago I made a little book of cyanotypes. it has images on every page and the book is tiny. It’s a book whose images change
ive traced my roots in photography, to the 1920s i think. my values seem to revolve around people like the dadaists and rusian constructavists and surrealists more than the new traditionalists
i realized last week the emulsion is sensitive enough to print through the photo paper if reversed. this was printed in full sun for about 1 hour
this first prints were made by a digital overhead transparancy at my local copy shop originally it was a digital files taken in a snow storm at a local park.
its been a while since i made the emulsion i wrote about here but that isn’t to say it hasnt been on my mind since a year ago january. i’ve been
a couple of days ago i was making some more cyanotypes i loaded up some contact frames with waxed negatives to see if i could get a better print than i did
there is a bee keeper on the other side of town i like to buy honey from. i usually drive down his drivewaywhich looks like it isn’t really there from
just made a handful of cyanotypes lately using paper coated and left in a light safe in a humid basement for the last 7 or 8 months. the paper was not
a while back i made some paper negative from hand made emulsion the negatives were more like a collage of things, images, textures, brush strokes. i decided to scan big and crop
i dug into a 1 kg jar of foma emulsion the other day. i know i can make my own but i have this still on hand so i might
i’ve been experimenting a little with hand coating a variety of different papers. i have a stack of paper i was given 20 years ago that is slowly being eaten
i love making photograms. they only take a second, and they are a blast.
its been a week or two since i mixed up the emulsion,and started playing with it. i’ve come to the conclusion that this emulsion works likes thin smooth paper like the butcher
as i wait for single coated paper to flatten out so i can coat them a 2nd time i have a few paper negatives exposed the last few days in