Artistic Photography – Marissa Sampson

The world of alternative process photography is varied and vast, with hundreds, if not thousands, of chemical processes and combinations of chemical processes. Indeed, some, such as carbon printing, are so volatile and complex that even the most proficient of printers have a hard time achieving a print, let alone mastering it. Therefore, the objective of this book is to introduce you to contact printing by explaining, in detail, some of the simpler processes that function as a sort of gateway into the world of alternative process photography — another realm entirely in which each print is unique and made by hand. Let’s get started!