Contemporary Practices in Alternative Process Photography

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The Contemporary Practices in Alternative Photographic Processes series focuses the lens on a variety of alternative, historical processes from the medium’s 180-year history. Each book outlines a step-by-step approach to a particular medium, and features contemporary artists who use that particular process regularly in their practice. The richly illustrated books in this series serve as guidebooks for those new to alternative processes, refresher courses for professionals already familiar with each medium, and a source of inspiration for all.

  • The Handmade Silver Gelatin Emulsion Print: Creating Your Own Liquid Emulsions for Black & White Paper book cover

    The Handmade Silver Gelatin Emulsion Print

    Creating Your Own Liquid Emulsions for Black & White Paper

    By Denise Ross

    The Handmade Silver Gelatin Emulsion Print is a cookbook of simple, basic recipes for making black and white printing paper and paper negatives, along with creative options for printing, toning, and coloring. Author Denise Ross draws from photographic literature from the last 135 years, adapting…

    Paperback – 2018-11-29 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Practices in Alternative Process Photography

  • Polymer Photogravure: A Step-by-Step Manual, Highlighting Artists and Their Creative Practice book cover

    Polymer Photogravure

    A Step-by-Step Manual, Highlighting Artists and Their Creative Practice

    By Clay Harmon

    Polymer Photogravure: A Step-by-Step Manual Highlighting Artists and Their Creative Practice is a three-part book on the non-toxic process of making ink-on-paper intaglio prints from continuous-tone photographs using water-etched photopolymer plates. Author Clay Harmon provides clear and easy to…

    Paperback – 2018-11-27 
    Routledge
    Contemporary Practices in Alternative Process Photography

  • Salted Paper Printing: A Step-by-Step Manual Highlighting Contemporary Artists book cover

    Salted Paper Printing

    A Step-by-Step Manual Highlighting Contemporary Artists

    By Christina Z. Anderson

    Salted Paper Printing: A Step-by-Step Manual Highlighting Contemporary Artists makes one of the oldest known photographic processes easy for the 21st century using simple digital negative methods. Christina Z. Anderson’s in-depth discussion begins with a history of salted paper printing, then…

    Paperback – 2017-08-28
    Routledge
    Contemporary Practices in Alternative Process Photography

  • Gum Printing: A Step-by-Step Manual, Highlighting Artists and Their Creative Practice book cover

    Gum Printing

    A Step-by-Step Manual, Highlighting Artists and Their Creative Practice

    By Christina Z Anderson

    Gum Printing: A Step-by-Step Manual Highlighting Artists and Their Creative Practice is a two-part book on gum bichromate written by the medium’s leading expert, Christina Z. Anderson. Section One provides a step-by-step description of the gum printing process. From setting up the "dimroom" (no…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01
    Routledge
    Contemporary Practices in Alternative Process Photography