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World Cyanotype Day 24th September 2016

I’m posting this ahead of time to give you the chance to get involved with World Cyanotype Day 2016 on Saturday 24th September. According to Wikipedia; Cyanotype is a photographic printing process that produces a cyan-blue print. Engineers used the process well into the 20th century as a simple and low-cost process to produce copies of drawings, referred to…

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Prisma Smartphone App

For those of you who like to play around with photo apps, I thought I’d introduce you to one that I’ve just discovered called Prisma, that creates beautifully artistic images from your photographs. You can either take a shot directly with the app or process a photo that you’ve already taken. There are numerous effects…

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Magic Mushroom

To produce the mushroom image for the 52 Week theme of “Post-Apocalyptic”, I started off with a couple of shots of the sun over a small slice of land. This is the initial shot (SooC) that gave me the idea for an explosion. Then I took another, exposing for the sky; Once I’d got the…

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World Cyanotype Day

This Saturday is the inaugural World Cyanotype Day. Cyanotype is a simple printing process, originally developed to copy engineering drawings (blueprints) that also made its way into the photography world. You can find out a bit more about Cyanotype from Wiki. It is possible, and by the looks of things fairly easy, to produce a…

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