Negatives

The printer settings I use at the moment within Photoshop

Digital negative printer settings

Paolo Saccheri shares settings used for making digital negatives and highlights the difference the software can make. Writer and graphics / Paolo Saccheri What printer settings should be used for creating digital negatives? Many print makers ask what are the correct printer settings to use to print their digital negatives. The real answer is that there is no fixed true … Read more

Scott Wittenburg proofing negatives.

Making large format negatives with X-ray film

Scott Wittenburg shares his experience of working with large format x-ray film photography and how he uses them as an inexpensive and fun way to create large-format negatives. Writer and photography / Scott Wittenburg I began my X-ray film experience after building a homemade 11×14 view camera from scratch several years ago. Having finished construction, I started looking for traditional … Read more

F-SAP Table f-stop exposure times 1.33

F-SAP 1.33 Table f-stop exposure times

Writer and photography / Gerard Smeets Gerard Smeets shares with us a table with f-stop related exposure times between 1 and 64 minutes plus the manual for this table. The table is also available to download. Finding the standard exposure time In many manuals of alternative processes, there is a text like this: ‘make a test strip with 8 times … Read more

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.

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.

Sarah van Keuren

A Non-Silver Manual: Enlarged negatives

The chapter called “Enlarged 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”.