The Photographer's Master Printing Course offers the enthusiastic printer and the complete beginner alike the key to creating perfect prints that combine technical assurance with true self-expression. Ranging from the basics of equipping a darkroom to advanced skills such as lith printing, toning, and multiple printing, this complete volume is on the recommended book list of the Royal Photographic Society's Visual Arts (Pictorial) Panel. The clear text provides easy-to-follow instructions for each stage of every technique described, and the book is illustrated with informative drawings and 300 photographs, including step-by-step series, comparisons and striking one-off prints. There is also a reference section with details of chemicals, tests, conversions tables and other invaluable data.
Table of Contents
Index; The Preliminaries; The Darkroom; Tools and Equipment; Materials; The Negative; Printing; On the Baseboard; Starting to Print; Dodging and Burning-in; Contrast; White Light; Multiple Printing; Lith Printing; Bleaching; Toning; Presentation and Preservation; Archivalling; Borders; Afterwork; Mounting; Reference Data; Formulary; Reference Tables; Darkroom Suppliers; Glossary; Index
Dr Tim Rudman is an award-winning photographer whose work is published and exhibited around the world. An acknowledged expert on darkroom techniques, he has conducted workshops on printing and toning techniques in Britain, Spain, Australia, and the USA. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and of the Royal Photographic Society. He is also a member of the Arena group and is currently chairman of The London Salon of Photography.