Elements of Black and White Printing / Edition 2

Elements of Black and White Printing / Edition 2

by Carson Graves, Graves
     
 

ISBN-10: 0240803124

ISBN-13: 9780240803128

Pub. Date: 01/15/2001

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

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

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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.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780240803128
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
01/15/2001
Edition description:
REV
Pages:
214
Product dimensions:
8.48(w) x 9.82(h) x 0.55(d)

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

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