Category Archives: Digital Negatives

A Weekend in Bed with Christina Z. Anderson

I just spent the weekend mostly in bed reading Christina Z. Anderson’s new book Gum Printing and Other Amazing Contact Printing Processes. Quite satisfying actually. I have Chris’s previous book The Experimental Photography Workbook, 6th Edition which I use as a reference for alternative processes. It was in that book that I was first exposed […]

Thoughts on Copper Plate Photogravure

Back in California, jet-lagged as usual, watching the Criterion Collection Blu-ray version of the Monterey Pop Festival late at night. My son and I flew to our respective destinations Tuesday morning after a five day workshop with Jon Goodman studying copper plate photogravure. I remarked to Jon during the first couple days of the workshop […]

Platinum Printing Class May 29, 30, 31

I will be teaching a digital negative and platinum workshop with Kim Weston May 29, 30 and 31 at Wildcat Hill in Carmel, CA. We’ll be going over the basics of digital negative production, platinum and palladium printing, and looking at another process if we have time. Kim Weston will be describing how to make […]

From Digital to Cyanotype

Alternative processes for photography are most often UV light sensitive only. Because UV enlargers do not exist, you need a negative the same size as the final print for contact printing. In the past this has mostly been done with either in camera original negatives (using large format view cameras to produce the negative) or […]

The Epson 3800 Printer

I use the Epson 3800 printer to produce my digital negatives. There, I’ve said it. So, one thing I continually bump into is there’s not enough time in the day to do all the things I want to do with my photography. And I try to ask people who are working in similar areas for […]