[Alt-photo] salted paper book and new alt series

Robin Dreyer robindreyer at gmail.com
Thu Jul 27 19:41:49 UTC 2017


Congratulations, Chris. I'm going to order one now.

On Thu, Jul 27, 2017 at 10:42 AM, Christina Z. Anderson via
Alt-photo-process-list <alt-photo-process-list at lists.altphotolist.org>
wrote:

> Dear List,
>
> I know a lot of you are not on FB where I posted this, so forgive the
> double posting if you have already read it. I was going to wait until
> September to post the news about the salted paper book, the artists and
> chapters in it, and the new Contemporary Practices in Alternative Process
> Photography series but I got one of those blast emails from Amazon about
> the salted paper book where Routledge revealed the series, so they
> “scooped” me. So here is the news. I look at this new position as this
> mixed simile: writing books is like birthing babies, but now I get to be a
> midwife and help someone else to do all the heavy lifting :)
> Chris
>
> The Salted Paper Printing book is now in its final edit before it goes to
> press. Release will be Fall 2017, with pre-order already available on
> Amazon.com.  The book is written for the beginning to advanced salted paper
> practitioner, with a handy step-by-step mini-chapter called Creating Your
> First Salted Paper Print for those who want more printing and less reading.
> See further for a peek at the chapters and the forty-five artists included
> in the book.
> Just as exciting for me as is the release of this book, is what has been
> going on in the background while writing it. Because of the growing field
> of alternative process photography, Focal Press, an imprint of Routledge,
> is spearheading a series entitled Contemporary Practices in Alternative
> Process Photography. The series focuses the lens on a variety of
> alternative, historical processes from the medium’s almost 180-year
> history. Each book outlines a step-by-step approach to a particular medium,
> and features contemporary artists who use that particular process regularly
> in their practice. Salted Paper Printing is the first in the series,
> appropriate because the announcement of salted paper to the public shares
> photography’s birth month—January 1839.
>
> Focal Press/Routledge has invited me to be the Series Editor. My role will
> be to advise, encourage, and support other authors from idea to print as we
> join together to create a contemporary “snapshot” of the world of alt
> today. There are already exciting topics in the works. I welcome all
> queries (off list).
>
> Salted Paper Printing chapters:
>
> A BRIEF HISTORY OF SALTED PAPER; SETTING UP THE DIMROOM; DIGITAL
> NEGATIVES; TALBOT’S PHOTOGENIC DRAWING PROCESS; CREATING YOUR FIRST SALTED
> PAPER PRINT; SALTING AND SENSITIZING THE PAPER; EXPOSING AND PROCESSING
> SALTED PAPER; TONING SALTED PAPER; ADVANCED TECHNIQUES FOR SALTED PAPER;
> TROUBLESHOOTING SALTED PAPER; PRINTING GUM OVER SALTED PAPER; HANDCOLORING
> SALTED PAPER AND OTHER CREATIVE IDEAS; FINISHING, FRAMING, AND STORING
> SALTED PAPER; CONTEMPORARY ARTISTS.
>
> Salted Paper Printing artists:
>
> Anderson, Kimberly; Baird, Darryl; Brandenburg, Kees; Brandt, Matthew;
> Byron, Carol; Chong Sok Fen, Fiona; Coburn, Daniel; Collins, Micheal;
> Crawford, Megan; DeWeese, Clara; Estabrook, Dan; Finkelston, Adam;
> Fletcher, Brittonie; Gerlach, Luther; Gerling, Keith; Hajicek, James;
> Hamilton, Brenton; Izzo, Suzanne; Keen, Ken; Larson, Rebecca Sexton;
> Majevski, Vivian; Matusz, Marek; McKay, Natalie; McPhee, Leanne; Molnar,
> Dave; Nabors, Elaine; Novo, Alberto; Osterman, France Scully; Osterman,
> Mark; Owen, Jessica Christine; Panaro-Smith, Carol; Reber, Bella; Reeder,
> Ron; Rust, Dianna J.; Schreiber, Keith; Stelling, Amanda; Tenney, Nicholas
> K.; Van Gerven, Karel; Vlach, Alan; Wadley, Samantha; Wang, Sam; White,
> Wynn; Witman-Deanna; Young, Ellie; (as well as myself).
>
>
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