This book is aimed at both the newcomer to monochrome photography and to the more experienced printer who wants to produce fine images using traditional and current printing techniques.
The authors begin by explaining various methods to produce a perfect negative before going on to describe some of the many beautiful and varied processes, that were developed and used during the last century, but still have enormous relevance to today's monochrome photographer. They examine the different methods of using light sensitive material, including the earliest photographic processes, and many other traditional techniques such as gum bichromate, which are gaining favor with many contemporary photographers. They also explain new innovations in film and paper technology including split-toning and split-grading on variable contrast papers.
Some of the subjects discussed: Negative, fine black & white print, liquid photographic emulsions, toning and split-toning, alternative printing processes, salt printing, cyanotype process, kallitype process, argyrotype process, platinum/palladium printing, gum bichromate process, hand tinting, printing out papers, airbrushing, lith printing.
Also Recommended: "The Complete Photographer: Completely Revised Edition."
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Tony Worobiec studied fine Art at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, specializing in painting, then embarking on a career in teaching and heads a large design faculty in Dorset, England. His interest in photography developed during the early 1980s, winning awards both nationally and internationally. He is the author of "Rhythms of the Land," and is also a regular feature writer for "Photo Art International." Ray Spence gained an honors degree in Microbiology at UCL London and after a period of teaching biology in schools, he became a full time lecturer in photography. He is a lecturer in Photography and Audio Visual production at Warwickshire College of Art. His work has been published in many books and magazines, and he is a regular feature writer for "Photo Art International." contributing images and articles on alternative printing techniques.
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Book Description Fountain Press, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. book. Bookseller Inventory # 0863433138
Book Description Fountain Press, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. Bookseller Inventory # P110863433138
Book Description Fountain Press, 2001. Paperback. Book Condition: New. New item. Bookseller Inventory # QX-066-83-2763802
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