"Alternative" Photography Comes of Age ... How-To and Y
As the factory-made materials of modern photography fade from view, hand-applied media, new and old, take the field. The World Journal of Post-Factory Photography brings you 48 pages of information, inspiration, and news about this world-wide movement, from facts and
formulas to personalities and history.
Illustrated Tutorials: clear enough for beginners, fine-tuned enough for experts
Processes: from albumen, bromoil, carbon and cyanotype, through (almost) every letter of the alphabet.
Factory Materials: in non-traditional, or not-"straight" uses from Sabatier Effect, silver gelatin toning, hand work, etch bleach and random dot, to modern ways with the paper negative.
Critical intelligence: applied to photography in general and "alternative" issues in particular. (the art and ideas as they evolve)
Personal Profiles: of innovative photographers who share their concerns in life and art, along with their wealth of expertise.
The Annals of Gum Control: facts replace myth, from preparing the paper to choosing the paint
Negative Thinking: do-able, affordable ways of getting to the enlarged negative (besides toting an 11x14 camera, although look for that too) including digital as it evolves.
New York Review of Photography Books: timely commentary on a growing literature, from picture books to text books.
The Real History of Photography: counter-timely, testimony and insights from more that 100 years of the photo press
Sources and Services: where the experts get everything, a major resource in itself - and growing.