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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.

Sarah van Keuren
A Non-Silver Manual: Desktop negatives

The chapter called “Desktop negatives” of Sarah Van Keuren’s book “A Non-Silver Manual: Cyanotype, Vandyke Brown, Palladium & Gum Bichromate with instructions for making light-resists including pinhole photography”, written by Sandra C. Davis.

Photographers Formulary Inc

Specializing in photo grade chemistry for the amateur and professional photographer. Chemicals may be purchased in any custom-scaled amount or standard 10 gram, 100 gram or 1lb. quantities. Bulk products list of over 150 chemicals includes amidol, glycin, hydroquinone, metol, liquid gum arabic, gold chloride, ferric oxalate, pinacryptol yellow solution, pyrogallol and silver nitrate.

Peter Blackburn
Gum and negatives with a twist of Français

Peter J. Blackburn shows how variables in gum printing can alter the desired outcome of your negatives.

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