1st Edition

Darkroom Dynamics
A Guide to Creative Darkroom Techniques - 35th Anniversary Annotated Reissue

ISBN 9781315671789
Published October 16, 2015 by Routledge
208 Pages

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Book Description

Back in print 35 years after it was first published, Jim Stone’s classic darkroom manual provides step-by-step instructions for alternative creative darkroom techniques for experimental and manipulated photography. Each technique, presented by a photographer who is an expert in its application, includes how-to illustrations and reproductions of the photographer’s work. Perfect for students of darkroom photography, including those interested in experimental photography and alternative processing.

Table of Contents

Introduction. 1. The Sabattier Effect, John Craig. 2. Black and White Infrared Film, Peter Laytin. 3. Photograms, Daniel Ranalli. 4. Split-Toning, Olivia Parker. 5. Polaroid Peel-Apart Film, Rosamond Wolff Purcell. 6. Multiple Printing, Greg MacGregor. 6. Enlarged Photograms, Dick Bartlett. 7. Polaroid SX-70, Michael Kostiuk. 8. Hand Coloring, Christopher James. 9. Toning, Gary Hallman. 10. High Contrast, J. Seeley. 11. Liquid Emulsion, Gail Rubini. 12. Reticulation, Michael Teres. 13. Photomontage, Allen Dutton. 14. Combination Coloring, Benno Friedman. 15. Dye Transfer, Kenda North.

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Jim Stone is a Professor of Photography at the University of New Mexico and the author of several monographs and educational books on photography, including those he co-authored with Barbara London (Photography, A Short Course in Photography: Film, A Short Course in Photography: Digital). His photographs have been exhibited and published internationally and are in the permanent collections of major museums.