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Anthotypes – Make photographs using plants
It is possible to print photographs using nothing but juice extracted from the petals of flowers, the peel from fruits and pigments from plants. This book will show you how it is done, and expand your creative horizons with plenty of examples from artists working with anthotypes today.
Exploring Simple Lenses
About the book: A truly comprehensive examination of the fascinating world of shooting with single-element lenses.
Blueprint to cyanotypes – Exploring a historical alternative photographic process
About the book: The cyanotype is often the first alternative process that people try. It is relatively easy and safe enough to nurture a child’s interest in photography. It can also be seen as a gateway to further exploration of historic photographic methods.
Calibration for Alternative Photographic Processes
About the book: A 4-part series on getting your alt. proc. prints right. Become an expert calibrator.
Experimental photography workbook
About the book: You will find succinct how-to’s on photograms, clichés-verres, lumen prints, chemigrams, photo-chemigrams, collage, photomontage, photo transfers, pinhole, zone plate, holga, paper negatives, sabattier, chromoskedasic printing, painting with light, lith printing, liquid emulsion, modern tintype, mordançage, dye mordanting, bleach out, toning, applied color, abrasion tone, bromoil, encaustic and distressing film.
From pinhole to print – Inspiration, instructions and insights in less than an hour
About the book: From pinhole to print will guide you from drilling your first pinhole to printing your first pinhole photograph. It is an easy to read, step-by-step guide to making a pinhole camera and creating images.
The salt print manual
About the book: This manual covers every step of the process in detail, helping to avoid and/or solve the numerous problems that arise on the journey of mastering this beautiful photographic print process.
Alternative Photography: Art and Artists, Edition I
About the book: Highlights the work of over 100 of today’s most active photographers working with alternative processes. Discover how the different processes create a unique look in a print, and get an insight into how the processes function.
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