The Darkroom Cookbook
22%
off

The Darkroom Cookbook

5 (1 rating by Goodreads)
By (author) 

Free delivery worldwide

Available. Dispatched from the UK in 1 business day
When will my order arrive?

Description

This is the classic guide for analog photography enthusiasts interested in high-quality darkroom work. The fourth edition from darkroom master Steve Anchell is packed with techniques for silver-based processing. In addition to "recipes" for darkroom experiments, this book contains invaluable information on developers, push-processing, reversal processing, enlarged negatives, pyro formulas, printing, and toning prints. The Darkroom Cookbook also offers advice about where to get darkroom equipment, how to set up a darkroom, safe darkroom working spaces, and more. Key features of this revised edition include: Over 200 step-by-step or do-it-yourself formulas Tips for mastering the "ingredients" of analog photography processing, namely the chemicals used to develop, fix, stop and tone Special technique contributions and stunning black and white imagery by professionals such as Bruce Barnbaum, Tim Rudman, John Sexton, and more.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 388 pages
  • 191 x 235 x 20.32mm | 1,043g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • New edition
  • 4th New edition
  • 37 Halftones, black and white; 31 Tables, black and white
  • 1138959189
  • 9781138959187
  • 340,839

About Steve Anchell

Steve Anchell has taught digital and darkroom classes at Oregon State University, and has conducted workshops since 1979 at institutions such as the International Center for Photography, Santa Fe Photographic Workshops, and UCLA. Steve is a former contributing editor to Outdoor Photographer and Camera & Darkroom, and has written articles for Shutterbug, photo technique, and many other major photography magazines. He is the author of Digital Photo Assignments, The Variable Contrast Printing Manual, and coauthor of The Film Developing Cookbook, published by Focal Press.show more

Table of contents

1. Planning a Darkroom. 2. Equipment. 3. Developers. 4. Film Development. 5. Monobath Film Developing. 6. Pyrogallol and Pyrocatechin. 7. Print Developers. 8. Printing Methods and Techniques. 9. Stop Baths and Fixers. 10. Toning Prints. 11. Photographic Reduction and Intensification. 12. Development by Inspection. 13. Reversal Processing and Enlarged Negatives. 14. Printing-Out Processes. Appendices: Safety in Handling Photographic Chemicals; Chemicals; Pharmacopoeia; Proofing for Maximum Black; Archival Print Procedure; Formulas; Conversion Tables; Material Sources; Bibliography; Indexshow more

Rating details

1 ratings
5 out of 5 stars
5 100% (1)
4 0% (0)
3 0% (0)
2 0% (0)
1 0% (0)
Book ratings by Goodreads
Goodreads is the world's largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. We're featuring millions of their reader ratings on our book pages to help you find your new favourite book. Close X