making digital negatives

 

 

 

workshop notes

 

 

 

siderotype report

 

 

gold in photography

 

 

 

chrysotype manual

 

 

 

mechanisms

 

 

 

fragments of memory

 

 

 

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The Siderotype Manual - download+book

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Mike Ware  ISBN's  9780955112904 + 9780955112959
50 page PDF file + 211 page book  £36
A new step-by-step guide to printing in gold, platinum, palladium, silver and Prussian blue. Covers new chrysotype, argyrotype, new cyanotype, platinotype and platinum/palladium. Essential aspects of chemistry, lighting, negatives and paper are thoroughly detailed. Consists of 'The Siderotype Manual: workshop notes' and 'The Chrysotype Manual'. Read the preface for both here. Free delivery worldwide

 

Making Digital Negatives - download


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Mike Ware  2010  ISSN 2040-8501  20 pages  PDF file  £12
Mike Ware's methodical workflow leads you through the process of creating optimal digital negatives for contact printing. Includes the file for printing a high resolution 100-step test negative. Delivered by instant download as an illustrated 20 page PDF document. Read the preface here

 

Anthotype Short Course - download

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Martin Helmut Reis  2011  ISBN 9780955112942 12 pages  PDF file  £6
A complete working method for producing anthotype prints, one of the few photographic processes that require no chemical washing. Entirely eco-friendly, with only necessary elements being access to plant pigment and the sun. Includes a link to Clive Heritage-Tilley's 'Organic Photography' and an additional free bonus download of Eder's classic 'The Chemical Effect of the Spectrum'. Delivered by instant download. Read the Introduction here

 

Gold in Photography: The History and Art of Chrysotype

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Mike Ware  ISBN 9780955112911  236 pages  Hardcover  £36
An indispensable insight into early photography, metallurgy, alchemy and science. The first published history of the use of nanoparticle gold in the arts, detailing the discoveries by Elizabeth Fulhame, Count Rumford and Michael Faraday that paved the way for the invention of photography. 48 page colour section with early chrysotypes by Sir John Herschel and new chrysotypes by six contemporary artists. Read the Preface and Table of Contents here

 

The Chrysotype Manual:
The Science and Practice of Photographic Printing in Gold

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Mike Ware  ISBN 9780955112904  211 pages  Spiral Bound  £24
Intended for the advanced studio, this essential resource provides the first published step-by-step instruction in the hand printing of chrysotype images. Contains detailed crossover information on paper, equipment and chemistry central to workers in all of the siderotype processes, including argyrotype, cyanotype, platinotype and palladiotype. Forms the core of 'The Siderotype Manual' package. Read the Preface and Table of Contents here

 

The Siderotype Manual: workshop notes - download

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Mike Ware  2011  ISBN 9780955112959  50 pages  PDF file  £12
The essential instructions for printing in gold, platinum, palladium, silver and Prussian blue. Covers new chrysotype, argyrotype, new cyanotype, platinotype and platinum/palladium. Expands 'The Chrysotype Manual' into the full 'The Siderotype Manual' package. Delivered by instant download. Read the preface here

 

Mechanisms of Image Deterioration in Early Photographs:
The Sensitivity to Light of WHF Talbot's Halide-fixed Images 1834–1844

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Mike Ware  ISBN 0901805785  89 pages  Paperback  £32
The seminal text for conservators, curators, photohistorians and collectors of early photographs. Introduces quantitative concepts of 'damage' and provides the key to numerical assessment of vulnerability, with important implications for storage and display. Read the Preface and Table of Contents here.

 

Fragments of Memory

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Yiorgos Nikiteas  ISBN 0955049105  60 pages  Paperback  £18
A poetic journey of image and text, First Edition, signed by the artist. To quote from the preface: "It is the strangest thing when memory becomes distant, as if it belongs to somebody else..." Read the entire Preface here. View the collection of silver gelatin prints here

 

Siderotype Report Issue 1 - download

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January 2009  ISSN 1758-9746  18 pages  PDF file  £5
An e-journal dedicated to furthering good practice and understanding in the area of iron-based photographic printing and related issues, featuring the article 'Toning Cyanotypes'. This is delivered as an instant download in PDF format, and includes a gratis copy of its 26 page predecessor, the original 'SidQ' released in 2006 (contains the short film 'Coating Paper with a Glass Rod'). Read the preface for both here

 

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