Black & White Photography

Black & White Photography

by Henry Horenstein

Paperback(3rd Edition)

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Overview

BLACK & WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY is a comprehensive instructional book that covers every element of photography. Henry Horenstein's books have been widely used at leading universities, including Parsons School of Design, Harvard, Yale, Princeton, and MIT as well as in continuing education programs. Horenstein is a professor at the Rhode Island School of Design. BLACK & WHITE PHOTOGRAPHY is a real bargain among photographic how-to books.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780316373050
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Publication date: 04/20/2005
Edition description: 3rd Edition
Pages: 256
Sales rank: 274,457
Product dimensions: 8.00(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.75(d)
Age Range: 13 Years

About the Author

Henry Horenstein is a widely published and exhibited professional photographer and the author of more than two dozen books, including the classic texts Black & White Photography and Beyond Basic Photography,and monographs such as Honky Tonk, Animalia, Show,and Close Relations. Horenstein is a professor at the Rhode Island School of Design, where he has taught for more than twenty years. He lives and works in Boston.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1An Overview3
The Negative: How Light Affects Film
Controlling Film Exposure
The Print: Reversing the Negative
Chapter 2The Camera Body8
Storing Film
Loading and Advancing Film
Viewing and Focusing the Subject
Chapter 3The Camera Lens18
Image Focus
Quantity of Light
The Image Area
Depth of Field
Chapter 4The Shutter36
Controlling Time
Controlling Movement
Types of Shutters
Chapter 5Film Exposure43
Controlling Exposure
Combining the Controls
About Light Meters
Exposure Systems
Problem Exposure Conditions
Chapter 6Film Developing68
The Darkroom
Equipment Needed
Chemicals Needed
Setting Up the Chemicals
Loading the Film
The Developing Process
Chapter 7The Negative86
Adjusting Negative Contrast
Pushing Film
Grain
Evaluating the Negative
Chapter 8Making The Print101
Equipment Needed
Printing Papers
Printing Chemicals
The Printing Process
The Final Print
Washing and Drying Prints
Contact Printing
A Simple Printing System
Miscellaneous Considerations
Chapter 9Final Touches144
Toning
Spotting
Mounting
Framing
Chapter 10Camera Accessories159
Filters
Flash
Close-up Equipment
Useful Tools
Chapter 11Alternative Techniques, Processes, And Materials185
High Contrast
Solarization and the Sabattier Effect
Photograms
Negative Prints
Sandwiching Negatives
Infrared Film
Chromogenic Black-and-White Film
Appendix 1Buying And Maintaining Equipment201
Appendix 2Bulk-Loading Film204
Appendix 3Negative And Print Problems207
Appendix 4Film, Paper, And Chemical Brands212
Glossary214
Bibliography220
Index226

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