The Book of Alternative Photographic Processes.
Text by Christopher James.
Delmar Thomson, 2001. 400 pp., Over 300 color and black-and-white illustrations, 8½X11".
Photographic artists and students will welcome this full-color, comprehensive technical resource that explores every aspect of alternative photography. With his highly accessible writing style, Christopher James covers the history and processes of alternative and non-silver photography and details practical and clear guidance on how to make it work. The book delves into a vast array of alternative and traditional options including cyanotype, POP, salted paper, the Kallitypes, Ambrotype, platinum/palladium, Ziatype, hand applied emulsions, papers, alternative imaging systems and digital. Among the nearly 300 illustrations are images by historical and contemporary artists including Sally Mann, Luis Gonzalez Palma, Jayne Hinds Bidaut, George Tice, Bea Nettles, and the author.
"James brings the art of hand-coated and alternative photography to a new level... Book of Alternative Photographic Processesll become the new standard text for alternative hand-coated photography."/-Dick Sullivan, Founder and Co-Owner, Bostick & Sullivan. Winner of The Golden Light Technical Book of the Year Award, 2001.
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