The Bostick & Sullivan Book of Modern Carbon Printing written by Richard Sullivan.
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The book goes over carbon printing methods in great detail and is good for anyone wanting to learn about carbon printing.
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Written by internationally acclaimed artist and photographer Christopher James, The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes: 3rd Edition is the definitive text for students and professionals studying alternative photographic processes and the art of hand-made photographic image making. This innovative Third Edition brings the medium up to date with new and historic processes that are integrated with the latest contemporary innovations, adaptations, techniques, and art work. This 900 page edition is packed with more than 700 exquisite illustrations featuring historical examples as well as the art that is currently being made by contemporary alternative process artists, teachers, and students of the genre. The 3rd edition is a complete and comprehensive technical and aesthetic resource exploring and delving into every aspect of alternative photographic process photography. Each chapter introduces the history of a technique, presents an overview of the alternative photographic process that will be featured, reviews its chemistry, and provides practical and easy to follow guidance in how to make it work. In his conversational writing style, James also explores the idiosyncrasies, history, and cultural connections that are such a significant part of the history of photography. Featuring traditional and digital contact negative production as well as an array of processes, spread out over 28 chapters, The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes: 3rd Edition delivers clear instructions, practical workflows and advice, humor, history, art, and immeasurable inspiration
Alternative Photographic Processes teaches techniques, both analog & digital, allowing artists to bring a personal touch through manipulation of a photograph, the negative, and the print. This book stands apart from recent publications on alternative processes by presenting a range of new approaches and methods to achieve popular techniques, as well as providing step-by-step guidance for an array of unique techniques meant to inspire artists working in various mediums. Through detailed guidance, working artist examples, and info about the contemporary use of these processes, this book will provide instruction for students, educators, and artists to expand their creative toolbox.
Gum Printing and Other Amazing Contact Printing Processes is the culmination of 10 years of research in resources from the beginning of photography to present day. Start with a Digital Negatives chapter co-written with Ron Reeder, with a step by step digital negative method simple enough for all to understand but complex enough for even the most demanding processes.
As technology advances in the world of photography, a passionate crowd of professionals, students, and hobbyists is returning to the darkroom in search of a more authentic, handmade feel to their art. Jill Enfield’s Guide to Photographic Alternative Processes shows how to do just that. Packed with stunning imagery, how-to recipes, techniques, and historical information on the evolution of processes, this guide provides the instruction to emulate the ethereal, dream-like feel of alternative processing. Whether in a darkroom using traditional chemicals, at the kitchen sink with pantry staples, or in front of the computer re-creating techniques digitally, you will learn how to add a richness and depth to your photography like never before.
By Eric Renner. An extensive guide to Pinhole Photography. The new revised 4th edition. Paperback.
Master Platinum Printer Patrick Alt explores the entire Platinum Printing process from selecting the proper paper to mounting and presentation. 2 Disc DVD set.
Howard Efner's how-to guide to the esoteric physautotype process, a system developed by Daguerre and Niepce which pre-dates the invention of photography. The physautotype produces ghostly images on glass or metal plates using pine rosin, lavender oil and alcohol.
Unknown Tuscany is the first book of Patrick Alt's photographic work, taking the viewer on a journey to out-of-the-way places and overlooked details of this most famous part of Italy. Shot with his 8 x 10 inch, large-format camera and rendered in the exquisite platinum process, these images trace his travels through the back roads of the Tuscan countryside. This dark green silk covered book will capture the reader with more than 70 images of Tuscany.