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The Cyanotype by Odile Bernard Schröder

  • France
  • 2012
  • fr
  • English
  • 11'

One day in 1995, photographer Odile Bernard Schröder decided to leave her camera in the cupboard and instead devote herself exclusively to her research, exploring the vast world of alternative photographic processes. In this third and final part of our meeting, she shares with us her vision and her practical experience of the cyanotype, one of the oldest photographic processes, which has very much come back into fashion in recent years.

The Cyanotype by Odile Bernard Schröder
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Synopsis

One day in 1995, photographer Odile Bernard Schröder decided to leave her camera in the cupboard and instead devote herself exclusively to her research, exploring the vast world of alternative photographic processes. In this third and final part of our meeting, she shares with us her vision and her practical experience of the cyanotype, one of the oldest photographic processes, which has very much come back into fashion in recent years.

What you will find in this film

A technique adopted by an artist • Daylight cyanotype • Camera-less photography • Experiments with light

Film chapters

summary00:00 Introduction

summary00:59 Take Four

summary05:08 Take Five

summary07:10 Take Six

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CYANOTYPE: THE BLUEPRINT IN CONTEMPORARY PRACTICE ; Author : Christina Z Anderson ; Focal Press ; 2019 ; 320 pages

CYANOTYPE: HISTORICAL AND ALTERNATIVE PHOTOGRAPHY ; Author : Peter Mrhar ; CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform ; 2013 ; 110 pages

A BLUE IDYLL. CYANOTYPES AND DREAMS ; Author : Brenton Hamilton ; Schilt Publishing ; 2020 ; 114 pages