Photography: Book Series

Alternative Process Photography

  • New Dimensions in Photo Processes

    A Step-by-Step Manual for Alternative Techniques, 5th Edition

    By Laura Blacklow

    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,…

    Paperback – 2018-02-19 
    Focal Press
    Alternative Process Photography

  • Copper Plate Photogravure

    Demystifying the Process

    By David Morrish, Marlene MacCallum

    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…

    Hardback – 2016-02-29
    Focal Press
    Alternative Process Photography

  • Alternative Photographic Processes

    Crafting Handmade Images

    By Brady Wilks

    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…

    Paperback – 2015-08-03
    Focal Press
    Alternative Process Photography

  • Photography Beyond Technique: Essays from F295 on the Informed Use of Alternative and Historical Photographic Processes

    Edited by Tom Persinger

    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…

    Paperback – 2014-01-21
    Focal Press
    Alternative Process Photography

  • Jill Enfield’s Guide to Photographic Alternative Processes

    Popular Historical and Contemporary Techniques

    By Jill Enfield

    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…

    Paperback – 2013-06-05
    Focal Press
    Alternative Process Photography

  • Pinhole Photography

    From Historic Technique to Digital Application, 4th Edition

    By Eric Renner

    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,…

    Paperback – 2008-10-27
    Focal Press
    Alternative Process Photography

  • Primitive Photography

    A Guide to Making Cameras, Lenses, and Calotypes

    By Alan Greene

    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…

    Paperback – 2001-11-19
    Focal Press
    Alternative Process Photography

  • The Film Developing Cookbook

    By Steve Anchell, Bill Troop

    The Film Developing Cookbook is an up-to-date manual for photographic film development techniques. This book concentrates on films, their characteristics, and the developers each requires for maximum control of the resulting image.The Film Developing Cookbook specifically addresses the difficult…

    Paperback – 1998-12-21
    Focal Press
    Alternative Process Photography