Gradient Light: The Art and Craft of Using Variable Contrast Paper

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Using illustrated examples of monochrome printing, Gradient Light expands the horizons of what can be achieved with today's variable contrast papers. Master printer Eddie Ephraums reveals the creative potential of these highly flexible papers by demonstrating how a subject, first seen in color, can be translated into a highly individual black-and-white print through a combination of camera and variable-contrast printing techniques.
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Overview

Using illustrated examples of monochrome printing, Gradient Light expands the horizons of what can be achieved with today's variable contrast papers. Master printer Eddie Ephraums reveals the creative potential of these highly flexible papers by demonstrating how a subject, first seen in color, can be translated into a highly individual black-and-white print through a combination of camera and variable-contrast printing techniques.
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  • ISBN-13: 9780817439255
  • Publisher: Crown Publishing Group
  • Publication date: 1/1/1996
  • Pages: 112
  • Product dimensions: 8.26 (w) x 11.08 (h) x 0.43 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 10
Examples 20
About my photographs 68
History and theory of VC's 70
Darkroom equipment 72
Dodging and burning 74
Split-grading 78
Flashing and fogging 80
Special effects 82
Negative quality 83
Test-strips 86
Print exposure control 88
Printing to a plan 89
Print balance 90
Development controls 92
Stopbath 93
Fixing 94
Bleaching 94
Toning 95
Redevelopment 96
Washing 97
Drying and finishing 98
Filter tables 99
Testing papers 100
The different makes 101
F.stop table 102
Print magnification exposure table 104
Index 106
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