Jill Enfield's Guide to Photographic Alternative Processes: Popular Historical and Contemporary Techniques (Alternative Process Photography) (Hardcover)
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Jill Enfield's Guide to Photographic Alternative Processes, 2nd edition, is packed with stunning imagery, how-to recipes, techniques and historical information for emulating the ethereal, dream-like feel of alternative processing.
This fully updated edition covers alternative processing from its historical roots through to digital manipulation and contemporary techniques and how to combine them. It features several new techniques alongside new approaches to older techniques, including hand painting on silver gelatin prints, ceramics and photography, cyanotypes, wet plate collodion, digital prints and many more. Enfield showcases the different styles and methods of contemporary artists together with suggestions for vegan and vegetarian friendly alternative processing, transforming 2D images to 3D installations, and how to apply darkroom techniques to digital captures.
Professionals, students and hobbyists will discover how to bring new life and imagination to their imagery. Whether in a darkroom using traditional chemicals, at the kitchen sink with pantry staples, or in front of the computer re-creating techniques digitally, you will learn how to add a richness and depth to your photography like never before.
About the Author
Jill Enfield is a fine art photographer, educator, curator and author with many years of teaching experience. While well versed in digital imagery, Enfield's concentration is on historical techniques and alternative processes, with annual workshops and lectures in locations throughout the USA, South America and Europe. Enfield's work has shown in galleries and museums as well as private collections, and recently featured in a 3-month solo show on Ellis Island, USA, at PhotoVille in the DUMBO section of Brooklyn and in Los Angeles at the Annenberg Space for Photography.