Anna Atkins Biography and Cyanotypes

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Anna Atkins Biography and Cyanotypes Anna Atkins is hailed by many as the first woman photographer, primarily due to her work with cyanotypes and photograms. She forged a path in both scientific and artistic fields in a time when most women couldn’t vote or go to college.

This book contains information on Anna Atkins and details on how cyanotypes are made. Then it provides full-sized images for the twelve-part amazing booklet series on Photographs of British Algae.

It doesn’t matter if you’re a fan of algae in particular – what is impressive is the amazing detail and range of shapes she captures in cyanotype. It’s meditative to scroll slowly through the images, absorbing the diversity that this world around us holds.

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All proceeds from sales of this book support kids-in-arts programs.

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