- Daisy in Flower

© Peter Kinchington BSC, GRAD DIP RES MAN, DIP ED, AIPPLM AAIPP.
, Mooroolbark Victoria AU

Lumen prints are made with black and white paper yet as in the case of this image of a Daisy in flower - they can exhibit vivid colour. The specimen was sandwiched between fibre based photographic paper and a glass plate and was exposed for several hours to bright sunlight.

PURPOSE

I was fascinated that the lumen print process can produce colour from black and white paper and I wanted to see this for myself.

EQUIPMENT / TECHNIQUE

Lumen Print - specimen sandwiched between glass and black and white paper.

Judges Choice Award - 2021

“I kept going back to this image because of its uniqueness and unusual way of photographing a common object. I have not been exposed to lumen prints, and thought it was very interesting to return to an old source of photography that is a scientific process that yields an artistic result.” - Teri Zgoda

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