Alternative process photography in the twenty-first century encompasses both digital and analog approaches. This collection of books give clear, step-by-step instructions for popular and lesser-known processes, as well as essays about the theory and history of alt process, contextualizing this increasingly popular segment of photography.
Jill Enfield’s Guide to Photographic Alternative Processes Popular Historical and Contemporary Techniques
By Alan Greene
July 15, 2021
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 ...
By Jill Enfield
March 11, 2020
Jill Enfield’s Guide to Photographic Alternative Processes, 2nd edition, is packed with stunning imagery, how-to recipes, techniques and historical information for emulating the ethereal, dream-like feel of alternative processing. This fully updated edition covers alternative processing from its ...
By Laura Blacklow
February 15, 2018
New Dimensions in Photo Processes invites artists in all visual media to discover contemporary approaches to historical techniques. Painters, printmakers, and photographers alike will find value in this practical book, as these processes require little to no knowledge of photography, digital means,...
By David Morrish, Marlene MacCallum
February 29, 2016
Copper Plate Photogravure describes in comprehensive detail the technique of traditional copper plate photogravure as would be practiced by visual artists using normally available facilities and materials. Attention is paid to step-by-step guidance through the many stages of the process. A detailed...
By Eric Renner
October 27, 2008
A respected guide for creatives, artists and photographers alike, Pinhole Photography is packed with all the information you need to understand and get underway with this wonderfully quirky, creative technique. Covering pinhole photography from its historical roots, pinhole expert Eric Renner, ...
By Brady Wilks
August 03, 2015
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 ...
By Tom Persinger
January 21, 2014
Photography is not dying and has not died. It has been an ever-changing medium since its earliest days, and while near-obsession with the technology of the day may have defined photography over the course of its existence, photography is so much more than hardware and software. Photography is ...