Post Exposure: Advanced Techniques for the Photographic Printer / Edition 2

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Distilled from over thirty years experience and addressing both black-and-white and color printing, Post Exposure's purpose is to teach photographers the refinements of photographic printmaking, taking them from making merely competent prints to making excellent ones.

Post Exposure provides clear explanations of principles and theory, but the focus is on practical techniques and examples of fine printmaking. Post Exposure contains numerous photographic prints, including sixteen pages of color.

Audience: Advanced students of photography; practicing photographers and printmakers.

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Editorial Reviews

A features Kodak photographer, Ctein describes the underlying principles and practices needed to produce excellent photographic prints. He discusses how people, film, and print material see; matching the characteristics of the film and the print material; enlarging issues; prints from slides versus from negatives; contrast control in color; the issue of permanence; and other topics. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
A practical guide to the refinements of color and black and white photographic printmaking. The first two of the 15 chapters address how we see and how the film sees. The rest of the book covers technical issues including calibration, enlarging, contrast control in color, fiber versus resin-coated black and white paper, and many other topics. Numerous fine illustrations, including 16 pages of color. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.
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Now in an updated and expanded second edition, Post Exposure: Advanced Techniques For The Photographic Printer continues to be an indispensable photographic printmaker introduction and reference to the underlying principles and practices needed to produce professional quality photography prints. The clear text fully and cogently explains all of the principles and theories, with a "user friendly" focus on practical techniques illustrated with a number of examples of fine printmaking. All aspects of printmaking are covered included safelight fogging, adequate wash steps in reversal print processing, using litho film masks for dodging and burning-in, new coverage on split-filter printings, the use of Sistan, and more. Post Exposure is a "must" for any photographer aspiring to produce professional quality photographic prints.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780240804378
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 10/28/2000
  • Edition description: REV
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 192
  • Product dimensions: 8.47 (w) x 10.90 (h) x 0.41 (d)

Meet the Author

Ctein ( is a photographer, artist and contributor to PHOTO Techniques Magazine and The Online Photographer. Widely recognized as one of the finest color printers alive today, he is an expert in processes from classic dye transfer printing to state-of-the-art digital. He has nearly four decades of experience with electronic/digital printing and photography and runs his own photo restoration business:

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Table of Contents

Introduction; How We See; How the Film Sees; Enlarging and Contact Printing; Choosing and Testing Printing Equipment, Lenses, and Methods; Improving the Darkroom; The Characteristics of Printing Materials; Improving Tonal Rendition and Color; Masking and Other Techniques for Contrast Control; Special Issues with RC and VC Papers; Finishing and Presentation; Permanence; Examples

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