Large panoramas

I present you my panoramas of Lanzarote, in 30×40 cm (12×16 inches approx.) or 15×40 cm. They are all original photographic prints made on Arches Platine, a museum grade paper made of pure cotton fibers, without alkaline reserve for alternative photographic processes. The tones are beautiful, from prussian blue to turquoise.

The colours of the following images are an approximation due to reproduction techniques changed during time.

Famara beach vintage
40x27cm (16×11″) cyanotype print: Famara beach vintage
Volcano Montaña Colorada and flowers
40x30cm (16×12″) cyanotype print: Volcano Montaña Colorada and flowers
El risco and surfer, Famara beach
40x30cm (16×12″) cyanotype print with frame: El risco and surfer, Famara beach
cyanotype print el Rio and La Graciosa
40x30cm (16×12″) cyanotype print: el Rio and La Graciosa
Famara surfer cyanotype
40x30cm (16×12″) cyanotype print: El risco and surfer, Famara beach
La Graciosa
40x15cm (16×6″) cyanotype print: La Graciosa
Mala from Punta Mujeres
40x15cm (16×6″) cyanotype print: Mala from Punta Mujeres
Risco clouds cyanotype
40x30cm (16×12″) cyanotype print: el Risco, sunset over Timanfaya
cyanotype print: Seashore volcanic rocks, Los Cocoteros
40x30cm (16×12″) cyanotype print: Seashore volcanic rocks, Los Cocoteros
40x30cm (16x12") cyanotype print: saltworks, Los Cocoteros
40x30cm (16×12″) cyanotype print: saltworks, Los Cocoteros

Natural Textures

Surfaces of the Mother Earth. Natural textures we can walk by, focusing on their beauty. They belong to us all, to Lanzarote.

Recycled 100% pure cotton hand made paper. These photos are proposed in the Golden Ratio (proporción áurea) 25 x 15,5 cm. Mounted on a thick recycled cardboard in a way to enhance the three dimensional aspect.

Lava series.

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Sand series.

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Lichens series.

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Sea Rocks series.

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Macro collection

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Macro Collection, is intended for the interior design of your home.

The ocean beauties of my Macro collection are found on the shores of Lanzarote, often battered by the sea and its volcanic rocks. Small pieces, with a dimension from few millimeters up to few centimeters, are collected and taken into my photographic workshop to regain a new life. I am presenting you all those ocean beauties in the same printed dimension, to give them the chance to be seen, and chosen, by you.

Together with those images I like to present you other sensations from the earth, images from plants, their seeds, berries. Being larger than their life size they connect with the other sea beauties for the same stylistic and photographic approach.

In this work I felt the influence of art master Karl Blossfeldt, even if my style is very different. The use of natural light helped me to preserve every feeling these objects are able to transmit and the formal structure highlighted the details. The use of the prussian blue of cyanotype gives abstraction and poetry at the same time.

My Macro collection of those beautiful treasures is hand printed in Cyanotype, following the 1842 traditional photographic process, on Arches Platine, a very special 100% cotton paper specifically designed and produced in France for alternative photography processes such as platinum (hence the name), palladium, cyanotype.
Each photograph is 23×23 cm (9×9″), and is mounted on a simple white support 25×25 cm or can be posted without it for your free choice of frame and home decoration.

You can find them in the artisan markets where I work in Lanzarote. I post all over the world in a very well protected parcel with registered mail. Please, contact me for further details.

My Macro photographs are available in my online shop: www.CyanotypeHandprinted.Etsy.com

black sea urchin cyanotype

macro inner crab cyanotype

macro large triton cyanotype

macro plant egg cyanotype

3 seeds in cyanotype

5 fruits in cyanotype

shell and barnacles cyanotype

macro white coral cyanotype

macro heart urchin cyanotype

macro white algae cyanotype

pointy shell cyanotype

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crab cyanotype print

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sea urchin cyanotype print

balano cyanotype print

 

 

 

 

 

La Gran Calima – limited edition prints

In February 2020, few days before all the world was locked down for a virus, has been registered in Lanzarote the strongest sand (or dust) storm since decades. The local name for that is “calima”, a special weather condition rather fascinating to me, coming directly from the facing African Sahara. I wanted to depict it since a long time, and the time arrived with a huge one. All becomes brown and the sun is barely recognizable, there is a hot diffused light from dazzling to soft, and wind.

I have tested and developed a special linearization system during lockdown, to elaborate the negative so that all the fading shades of the highlights can be there, smooth in the print. A difficult task with Classic Cyanotype formula.

I am happy to offer you this series in a limited edition of 50, made on Arches Platine 310 g, museum quality 100% cotton rag, size is 30×40 cm.

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Organic art – limited edition large prints

For a long time I wanted to create something organic and large. I present to you here my limited edition works of art, in a dimension larger than usual for me. To overcome the limit of the negative dimensions I split the photographic print into several negatives, creating diptyches, triptyches, polyptyches. Each print is made in a limited edition of 24.

These prints, using the historic photographic process of Cyanotype, have been handmade in Lanzarote and show you organic parts found in the island.  Each photograph has been hand printed on a thin paper, the Hahnemuhle Sumi-e 80g rice paper, that has been bonded later over Arches Platine 100% 310g pure cotton paper as a heavier support, with a technique called Chine Collé, using natural powdered starch paste. The Chine Collé is water reversible, put the work of art into water (pH 7) for one hour to detach the print from its paper support.

The work of art is attached to a fine-art Aluminium Dibond with a thin double-sided adhesive tape all around its borders and kept under light pressure to cure. The Dibond has a square frame on the back to help you hang the work on your wall.

Each print is labelled on the back of the dibond with the edition details and signed. A certificate of autenthicity comes within the work. All the works are carefully protected with packaging foam and put inside a customized cardboard box. The box(es) are shipped safely protected with other wrapping material, inside an outer box. Registered mail, or collect it in person.

For prices go to CyanotypeHandprinted.Etsy.com

“Triton detail”

Three prints, 30×30 cm each.

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“Lava rock”

Four prints, 30×30 cm each.

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“Long shell vertical”

Two prints, 40×30 cm each. This work is very beautiful also hung horizontally.

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