The Darkroom Cookbook (Paperback)

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The Darkroom Cookbook (Paperback)


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The fifth edition of this comprehensive guide to darkroom photography is fully revised and updated, placing analog and traditional methods into the context of a digital world and contemporary workflows.

Including invaluable analog photography techniques, chemicals, and equipment, supported by visual examples. The DCB5 has 180 updated recipes for darkroom experiments, and tips for mastering the darkroom. It includes the chemicals used to develop, stop, fix, tone, and archivally process films and prints. DCB5 contains invaluable information on making enlarged digital negatives, planning a darkroom, and safety handling photographic chemicals. It features new sections on split-printing, solarization, and making your own gelatin emulsion. The fifth edition includes contributions and stunning black and white imagery by established artists such as Bruce Barnbaum, Tim Rudman, Christina Z. Anderson, John Sexton, and more.

This is the essential guide for any practitioner who wants to take the next step to develop a thorough understanding of film and darkroom processes, techniques, and working methodologies, as well as graduate and advanced photography students with an interest in analog and darkroom processes.

Steve Anchell is an internationally published writer, photographer, and teacher with work in more than 61 exhibits. He has taught photography workshops since 1979 and classes for Oregon State University, Santa Fe Photography Workshops, the International Center of Photography in NYC, Tuscano Photo Workshops, and many others. He is a member of the Freestyle Photographic Board of Advisors.Steve has five books on photography published by Focal Press: The Darkroom Cookbook, The Film Developing Cookbook, Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Camera, The Variable Contrast Printing Manual, and Digital Photo Assignments. He is the former editor of Photovision: Art and Technique and Focus Fine Art Photography magazines and has written for and worked as a contributing editor for numerous photography magazines.
Product Details ISBN: 9781032404868
ISBN-10: 1032404868
Publisher: Routledge
Publication Date: October 22nd, 2024
Pages: 442
Language: English