Cyanotype in the Park at Penn Treaty

June 4, 2016
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Penn Treaty Park

Interested in trying out the cyanotype process? Come to Penn Treaty Park and give it a whirl with us!

Invented in 1842 by Sir John Herschel, the cyanotype process provides an easy way to make contact prints from negatives or photograms of objects using UV light.  They have a unique look that is fun to experiment with, yielding a vivid blue print that can be toned to various different hues after a few days of aging.

We can’t think of a better way to ring in the start of summer than spending a few hours in the sun making prints…. so come on down! We’ll provide the coated paper for you. All you need to bring are any negatives you might want to try contact printing or interesting objects that you’d like to experiment with making photograms from. Or you could just forage in the park when you get there.

The event is free and open to anyone, regardless of photographic experience. Pre-registration is not required, but RSVP’s are recommended!

This event is being offered in conjunction with our June exhibit, Living Image. Living Image is made possible through the generous support of the Penn Treaty Special Services District.


Online registration for this event is closed.