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.
Introduction. Chapter 1 SAFETY WITH CHEMICALS. Chapter 2 A GUIDE TO MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES. Chapter 3 THE DIGITAL NEGATIVE PROCESS AND OTHER ARTISTIC APPROACHES TO MAKING AND PRINTING NEGATIVES. Chapter 4 FUGITIVE AND NOT-SO-FUGITIVE PRINTING: ANTHOTYPES, PHOTOSYNTHESIS, AND LUMEN PRINTS. Chapter 5 CYANOTYPES: THE OLD AND NEW APPROACHES. Chapter 6 SALT AND ALBUMEN PRINTS. Chapter 7 VAN DYKE BROWN, KALLITYPE, AND ARGYROTYPE PRINTS. Chapter 8 PLATINUM AND PALLADIUM PRINTS: THE WARE-MALDE TECHNIQUE AND THE ZIATYPE TECHNIQUE. Chapter 9 WET PLATE COLLODION. Chapter 10 LIQUID EMULSION PRINTS. Chapter 11 GUM PRINTING. Chapter12 TRANSFERS, MULTIPLE PRINTING, AND OTHER TECHNIQUES. Chapter 13 CERAMICS AND PHOTOGRAPHY. Sources. Bibliography. Conversion Tables.