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Book of Alternative Photographic Processes (Paperback) (Christopher James)

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Written by internationally acclaimed artist and photographer Christopher James, THE BOOK OF ALTERNATIVE PHOTOGRAPHIC PROCESSES: 3rd Edition is the definitive text for students and professionals studying alternative photographic processes and the art of hand-made photographic image making. This innovative Third Edition brings the medium up to date with new and historic processes that are integrated with the latest contemporary innovations, adaptations, techniques, and art work. This 800 page edition is packed with more than 700 exquisite illustrations featuring historical examples as well as the art that is currently being made by professional alternative process, artists, teachers, and students of the genre. The third edition is the complete and comprehensive technical and aesthetic resource exploring and delving into every aspect of alternative photographic process photography. Each chapter introduces the history of a technique, presents an overview of the alternative photographic process that will be featured, reviews its chemistry, and provides practical and easy to follow guidance in how to make it work. In his conversational writing style, James also explores the idiosyncrasies, history, and cultural connections that are such a significant part of the history of photography. Featuring traditional and digital contact negative production as well as an array of processes, spread out over 28 chapters, THE BOOK OF ALTERNATIVE PHOTOGRAPHIC PROCESSES: 3RD EDITION delivers clear instructions, practical workflows and advice, humor, history, art, and immeasurable inspiration.
Written by internationally acclaimed artist and photographer Christopher James, THE BOOK OF ALTERNATIVE PHOTOGRAPHIC PROCESSES is the definitive text for students and professionals studying the art of handmade photographic prints--and the innovative Third Edition brings the profession up to date with the latest techniques and artists. Packed with more than 700 exquisite illustrations, this comprehensive technical resource explores every aspect of alternative photography. Each chapter introduces the history of a technique, presents an overview of the relevant alternative or non-silver photographic process, reviews its chemistry, and provides practical guidance in how to make it work. James also explores the idiosyncrasies, history, and cultural connections that are such a significant part of the genre. Featuring traditional and digital contact negative production as well as an array of processes, THE BOOK delivers clear instructions, practical workflow advice, and immeasurable inspiration.
Number of Pages: 847.0
Genre: Photography, Computers + Internet
Sub-Genre: General, Computer Graphics / General, Techniques / General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Cengage Learning Ptr
Author: Christopher James
Language: English
Street Date: January 1, 2015
TCIN: 17086035
UPC: 9781285089317
Item Number (DPCI): 247-00-5851

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