If you want to learn about historic, handmade, and alternative photographic processes this inexpensive workbook is for you. It’s only $19.99, is 55 pages, 6x9” in size, and chalk full of great information to further your quest toward a 21st century, handmade photography.
* A Brief Timeline of Photographic History
* Common Practices
* Building Lenses and Apertures
* Building a Camera
* Creating Black and White Film Negatives
* Creating Pre-Flashed Paper Negatives
* Simplified Digital Negatives
* Gum Bichromate
* Salted Paper
* Van Dyke Brown
* Writing a Statement
* Notes on Beginning a Series
* Preparing the Portfolio
Each chapter outlines methods and techniques that we’ve found to be successful and ends with a series of questions to Check your Understanding of key concepts and important information. Everything from creating simple cameras and lenses to writing a statement and preparing a portfolio is covered!
The process chapters conclude with a page in which to affix a sample print with places to note the information needed to repeat your results. We know all too well that things once thought unforgettable ultimately prove ephemeral, but with well documented notes to look back on you’ll be able to recreate your success!
This workbook is an ideal and inexpensive solution for those looking for a clear and concise book to pursue their interest in historic and hand-made photographic processes. And, if you’re an instructor, the workbooks 14 sections are the perfect length for an intensive semester long course.
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