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Coating your paper using brushes « Darkroom Photography

Coating your paper using brushes « Darkroom Photography I am particularly drawn to the edges of this image. From my understanding the photographer used a paintbrush to layer on the developer. However I'm not certain I like the cyan printing method.

Paolo Del Signore - cyanotype (Cyanotype is an alternative form of photographic printing which makes use of iron compounds instead of the traditional silver compounds, resulting in rich blue tones.)

Paolo Del Signore - cyanotype (Cyanotype is an alternative form of photographic printing which makes use of iron compounds instead of the traditional silver compounds, resulting in rich blue tones.

Zhang Dali (張大力, b1963, Harbin, the capital of Heilongjiang Province, China) | artist uses a photo process invented over 150 years ago, creates photograms or cyanotypes by brushing large pieces of cotton canvas with a mixture of chemicals. He explains, 'After drying the fabric, images placed in front of the fabric are captured in silhouette; and, within a few minutes of exposure to the sun's ray's negative images, or shadows start to form.'

Zhang Dali (張大力, Harbin, the capital of Heilongjiang Province, China)

Cyanotype

I like the haziness of this cyanotype that helps create this ghost image. It also seems like whoever did this added some bleach into the piece after it was washed.