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

johnbrewerphotography at gmail.com johnbrewerphotography at gmail.com
Thu Jul 27 21:58:02 UTC 2017


Wow, do you sleep Chris?

I'll be placing my pre-order and looking forward to receiving it later in the year. 

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> On 27 Jul 2017, at 8:41 pm, Robin Dreyer via Alt-photo-process-list <alt-photo-process-list at lists.altphotolist.org> wrote:
> 
> 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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