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Printing Special Effects (B&w Photo Lab) (B & W Photo-Lab)
Synopses & Reviews
Expand your printing expertise and add impact to your images with the unique ideas and unmatched advice in this illuminating guide. It's easier than you think when concise instructions from the experts and superb photographs--including many "before" images and in-process shots--demonstrate the artist's methods and final results. Find out how to use infrared film, grain enhancement, toning (including multiple and split toning), filters and screens, Lith processes, flashing, hand tinting, and more, to create dazzling effects that make your pictures extraordinary. Photographs by renowned contemporary photographers, accompanied by the artists' own revealing tips, shooting techniques, and effect details, will inspire you to develop your own special style.
Book News Annotation:
This book offers advice and ideas about how to enhance b&w photographs using a variety of methods, including infrared films; toning prints; altering grain levels; diffusion filters and texture screens; and alternative processes such as cyanotype, gum bichromate, and lith printing. For each process or alteration, several print examples are used, usually with a before and after example to highlight the changes being made.
Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Expand your printing expertise and add impact to your images! Its easier than you think with concise instructions from the experts and superb photographs—including many “before” images and in-process shots demonstrating the artists methods and final results. Includes images by renowned contemporary photo-graphers, accompanied by the artists own revealing tips, techniques, and effect details. “Highly recommended for all photography collections.”—Library Journal.
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