© 2018 – Focal Press
280 pages | 200 Color Illus.
The long-awaited new edition of this seminal text features clear, reliable, step-by-step instructions on innovative alternative and traditional photographic processes. Over and above a full update and revision of the technical data, there are new sections on digital negative making, electrophotography, and self-publishing. Foremost practioners, including Edward Bateman, Dan Burkholder, Tom Carpenter, Mark Osterman, France Scully Osterman, Jill Skupin Burkholder, Brian Taylor, and Laurie Tümer, have contributed their expertise to this edition. Perfect for practitioners or students of handmade photography, the book covers classic black-and-white film and paper processes, hand-coated processes like Cyanotype, and Platinum/Palladium. Also featured is an enhanced section on gum bichromate, invaluable instruction on workflow, and the integration of digital, promoting the effective union of one’s concepts, materials, and processes. The book showcases work and commentary from more than 150 international artists.
Essential Moments in Photographic Printmaking
Predarkroom Actions: Imaginative Thinking
Special Classic Cameras and Equipment
Image Capture: Special-Use Films, Processing, and Digital Negative Making
Formulas of One’s Own
Black-and-White Film Developers
Analog Fine Printmaking: Equipment, Materials, and Processes
Black-and-White Paper Developers
Toning for Visual Effects
Classic Historic Processes
Pigmented and Alternative Processes
Transforming Photographic Concepts: Expanding the Lexicon