California Naturalist Program
Cyanotypes are one of the earliest forms of photography, distinct for their Prussian blue monochrome color. At the California Naturalist Regional Rendezvous, Jessica Layton Photography conducted a workshop on how to apply light-sensitive emulsion onto paper and make contact prints of items found at Pepperwood Preserve. Participants created their own pieces and collectively designed a tablecloth using a cyanotype textile. The process is easy to learn, ideal for experimentation, and can be done using daylight.
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Have you been working to address the threat of climate change? Tell us your story! UC California Naturalist is working with the Governor’s Office of Planning and Research to help populate the new Climate Adaptation Clearinghouse by capturing authentic experiences of all Californians as they deal with a changing climate. Please share your story by Friday, October 27. View full details here.
UC Green Blog: Enjoy Nature but don't love it to death. A peer-reviewed summary of recreation impacts on wildlife by contributing author and CalNat Director Adina Merenlender.