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Whether you are a novice or an expert in the darkroom, the second edition of The Elements of Black-and-White Printing will give you the tools necessary to control your print making. You will learn the proper techniques for exposing a print, how to choose the correct paper contrast, and ways to find the best combination of paper and developer for your images. In addition to explaining the procedures, this unique book contains exercises that help you calibrate these procedures with your own equipment with the materials you prefer. Photographers will find this book an essential resource in the darkroom.

Elements of Black-and-White Printing will help you learn how to choose the right exposure and contrast for your negative; select papers, developers, and toners that complement each other; print negatives with extreme contrast ranges; salvage seemingly hopeless negatives and prints; print, develop, and store negatives and prints for maximun life; display your photographs in a way that enhances their message; properly align your enlarger; and more.

New material on darkroom safety and working with chemicals

Addresses practical concerns of photographers who are using complex mixtures

Safe disposal methods for darkroom chemicals and wastes

Synopsis:

Whether you are an expert in the darkroom, or not, this work aims to offer the tools necessary to control print making. It presents the proper techniques for exposing a print, how to choose the correct paper contrast, and ways to find the best combination of paper and developer for your images.

Synopsis:

Whether you are a novice or an expert in the darkroom, the second edition of The Elements of Black-and-White Printing will give you the tools necessary to control your print making. You will learn the proper techniques for exposing a print, how to choose the correct paper contrast, and ways to find the best combination of paper and developer for your images. In-addition to explaining the procedures, this unique book contains exercises that help you calibrate these procedures with your own equipment with the materials you prefer. Photographers will find this book an essential resource in the darkroom.

Table of Contents

Reviewing Darkroom Fundamentals * Exposing for the Highlights * Changing Contrast for the Shadows * Photographic Chemistry: Creating a Developer * Choosing a Paper and a Developer * Special Contrast Solutions * Salvage Techniques * Toning * Archival Processing * Preservation and Presentation * Appendix A Enlarger Alignment * Appendix B Developer Formulas * Appendix C Miscellaneous Formulas * Appendix D Supplies * Appendix E Books

Product Details

ISBN:
9780240803128
Author:
Graves, Carson
Author:
Graves
Publisher:
Focal Press
Location:
Boston
Subject:
Techniques
Subject:
Photography
Subject:
Darkroom
Subject:
Printing processes
Subject:
Techniques - General
Subject:
Techniques - Darkroom
Subject:
Photography -- Printing processes.
Subject:
Photography -- Technique.
Edition Number:
2
Series Volume:
TR 00-8
Publication Date:
20010131
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
208
Dimensions:
11 x 8.5 in

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Product details 208 pages Focal Press - English 9780240803128 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , Whether you are an expert in the darkroom, or not, this work aims to offer the tools necessary to control print making. It presents the proper techniques for exposing a print, how to choose the correct paper contrast, and ways to find the best combination of paper and developer for your images.
"Synopsis" by , Whether you are a novice or an expert in the darkroom, the second edition of The Elements of Black-and-White Printing will give you the tools necessary to control your print making. You will learn the proper techniques for exposing a print, how to choose the correct paper contrast, and ways to find the best combination of paper and developer for your images. In-addition to explaining the procedures, this unique book contains exercises that help you calibrate these procedures with your own equipment with the materials you prefer. Photographers will find this book an essential resource in the darkroom.
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