The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes

Author: Christopher James

Publisher: Cengage Learning

ISBN: 9780766820777

Category: Design

Page: 386

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---- James brings the art of hand-coated and alternative photography to a new level…The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes will become the new standard text for alternative hand-coated photography. -- quoted from Dick Sullivan, Founder and Co-Owner, Bostick & Sullivan.***Photographic artists and students will welcome this full-color, comprehensive technical resource that explores every aspect of alternative photography. Written in a highly accessible style, each of the book’s chapters introduces the history of a technique, presents an overview of the relevant alternative or non-silver photographic process, reviews its chemistry, and provides practical guidance in how to make it work. Traditional and digital contact negative production are featured- plus an array of processes including cyanotype, Van Dyke, Kallitype, gum bichromate, platinum/palladium, Ziatype, Ambrotype, and hand-applied emulsions.***---- The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes is both landmark and guide. It’s where we’ve been, where we are now, and where we’re going. Photography’s classic methods and materials are explained, explored, extended, and reinvented, while marching well into the age of inkjet and digital. -- quoted from Judy Seigel, Founder and Editor, The World Journal of Post Factory Photography.
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Alternative Photographic Processes

A Working Guide for Image Makers

Author: Randall Webb,Martin Reed

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: N.A

Category: Photography

Page: 160

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“Amply illustrated...provides an overview of alternative printing processes, such as salt printing and photo etching....Takes a straightforward, how-to approach to each of these unique and often complicated processes in a series of short chapters. Each chapter provides some historical background, a shopping list, and then outlines the method of making prints....Valuable to anyone who wishes to make photographs safely and competently....Recommended for both public and academic libraries.”—Library Journal.
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Alternative Photographic Processes

Crafting Handmade Images

Author: Brady Wilks

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1317612477

Category: Photography

Page: 210

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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.
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Blueprint to Cyanotypes

Exploring a Historial Alternative Photographic Process

Author: Gary Fabbri

Publisher: Lulu.com

ISBN: 141169838X

Category: Art and photography

Page: 68

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The cyanotype is often the first alternative process that people try. Digital photography has given this historical process new life. Now you can create negatives in your computer and develop the prints in the sun, combining one of the earliest photographic techniques with the latest. The cyanotype process is a perfect compliment to today's digital photography, whether you are making creative prints or fine art. It gives experienced photographers and artists a great excuse to take their eyes off the computer screen and get their hands dirty. Blueprint to cyanotypes is all you need to get started with cyanotypes. It is full of information and tips. It is also inspiration to see samples of 19 artists currently working with cyanotypes. Blueprint to cyanotypes is published by AlternativePhotography.com - a website and information center for alternative photographic processes, dedicated to education and research.
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New Dimensions in Photo Processes

A Step-by-step Manual in Alternative Photography

Author: Laura Blacklow

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 0240807898

Category: Photography

Page: 312

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Clear instructions and step-by-step photographs teach you how to mix chemicals and apply light-sensitive emulsions by hand, how to create imagery in and out of the darkroom, how to translocate Polaroid photos and magazine and newspaper pictures, and how to alter black-and-white photographs. Four color throughout for the first time, this redesigned fourth edition of New Dimensions in Photo Processes beautifully highlights the work of internationally known artists such as Robert Rauschenberg, Todd Walker, and most recently Doug and Mike Starn. An invaluable list of supply sources (including e-mail addresses) from throughout North America and Europe is included at the end of the book. Landscape layout allows for easy readability in the lab! * Now in a new landscape design with beautiful full color images throughout * Learn about digital methods of color separation and making negatives * Clear instructions and step-by-step photographs make learning new processes easy
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Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography

Author: John Hannavy

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135873275

Category: Photography

Page: 1736

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The Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography is the first comprehensive encyclopedia of world photography up to the beginning of the twentieth century. It sets out to be the standard, definitive reference work on the subject for years to come. Its coverage is global – an important ‘first’ in that authorities from all over the world have contributed their expertise and scholarship towards making this a truly comprehensive publication. The Encyclopedia presents new and ground-breaking research alongside accounts of the major established figures in the nineteenth century arena. Coverage includes all the key people, processes, equipment, movements, styles, debates and groupings which helped photography develop from being ‘a solution in search of a problem’ when first invented, to the essential communication tool, creative medium, and recorder of everyday life which it had become by the dawn of the twentieth century. The sheer breadth of coverage in the 1200 essays makes the Encyclopedia of Nineteenth-Century Photography an essential reference source for academics, students, researchers and libraries worldwide.
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Primitive Photography

A Guide to Making Cameras, Lenses, and Calotypes

Author: Alan Greene

Publisher: CRC Press

ISBN: 1136092692

Category: Photography

Page: 240

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Primitive Photography considers the hand-made photographic process in its entirety, showing the reader how to make box-cameras, lenses, paper negatives and salt prints, using inexpensive tools and materials found in most hardware and art-supply stores. Step-by-step procedures are presented alongside theoretical explanations and historical background. Streamlined calotype procedures are demonstrated, featuring different paper negative processes and overlooked, developing-out printing methods. Primitive Photography combines the simplicity of pinhole photography, the handmade quality of alternative processes, and the precision of large-format. For those seeking alternatives to commercially prepared material as well as digital photography, it provides the instructions for creating the entire photographic process from the ground up. Given its scope and treatment of the photographic process as a whole, this may be the first book of its kind to appear in over a century.
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