Tag: digital negatives

Penumbra Foundation | Center for Alternative Photography

Workshops CAP teaches hands-on, skill-building, demonstrative, and instructional workshops that are designed for the novice to seasoned alternative process photographer. CAP’s hands-on workshops teach the fundamentals of each process including chemistry mixing and safety, process history and techniques. While most students do leave with work, the main goal of these workshops are to teach participants […]

Albumen with Morgan Post, Nov 15-16, NYC

Students will learn how to mix chemistry for Albumen, coat paper, sensitize paper, and how to tone prints. The class will have the advantage of using UV lights for faster exposures as well as digital negatives for contact printing, which students should bring.

Carbon Printing with Lisa Elmaleh, NYC, November 1&2, 2014

Registration Online This workshop is a thorough introduction to the delightfully versatile carbon printing process, developed in 1855. Carbon prints are capable of a wide range of image characteristics. They can be virtually any color or tone, and the final image can be placed on a wide variety of surfaces, including glass, metal, paper, as well […]

Digital Negatives with Morgan Post, Oct. 4-5 2014, NYC

Digital Negatives with Morgan Post, NYC
October 4-5 | 10 AM – 6 PM

During this introduction to digital negatives, students will learn how to set up the digital darkroom, scanners, printers, input mediums, software and output media. Determining densities will be covered extensively and used with a singular process that can be applied to many more.

Grey gamma on digital negatives 6b
When to use gray gamma 1.8 or 2.2 for digital negatives

Regardless of the workflow you use to make digital negatives, consistency is the key to achieving repeatable results. It’s worth questioning whether or not the original step wedge was made in gray gamma 1.8 or gray gamma 2.2.

American Ivorytype Workshop at George Eastman House, Rochester, NY, December 3-5, 2014

American Ivorytype Workshop December 3 through December 5, 2014 The American Ivorytype has the appearance of a hand-painted ivory miniature. This mid-19th-century technique involves making a gold-toned salted paper print on thin paper and adhering it to a piece of glass. A second hand-colored, untoned salted paper print from the same negative is mounted behind […]

Figure A. Positive tablet 8 bit gamma 2.2.
Digital negatives

A three step method for making digital negatives by Ron Reeder and Christina Z. Anderson, an excerpt from Gum Printing and Other Amazing Contact Printing Processes.

8 bit step wedge
8 bit step wedge

Download the 8 bit step wedge free here to go with the digital negative system in Christina Z. Anderson’s book “Gum Printing and Other AMAZING Contact Printing Processes”.

Nancy Breslin Blog
Teaching Winter Session, Week 4

Nancy Breslin is teaching alternative photographic processes at the Uni. Here we can follow her five week course. Week four and the finishing line is approaching.

Anthony Mournian
Interview with Anthony Mournian

Anthony Mournian is the newsletter editor for the Photographers’ Formulary, he is also a granddad and took his grandson to China.

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