Photo Art: In-camera, Darkroom, Digital, Mixed Media

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Amphoto Books, 2003 - Photography - 160 pages
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One of the hottest topics in photography right now is the use of alternative processes, which marry traditional photographic techniques with the latest in digital technology. From image destruction to digital toning and multiple images to montaging,Photo Artbridges the gap between fine art and photography. Packed with over 200 inspiring, innovative images, this comprehensive resource shows how to turn simple photographs into unique visual concepts that can’t be achieved through conventional photographic methods.

Step by step, readers will discover how to master such processes and techniques as multiple images; in-camera multi-exposure; fill-in flash and shutter speeds; montage and collage; Polaroid transfer and lift; image destruction and manipulation; printing in edges; photo batik photograms; and much, much more. Plus, every technique is covered in complete detail, accompanied by clear illustrations that make everything simple. Photographers, fine artists, and anyone else fascinated by imagemaking will turn toPhoto Artfor a never-ending source of techniques and creative inspiration!

• One of the few books to merge fine art with alternative photographic processes

• The 200 full-color illustrations are inspirational as well as instructive

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Tony Worobiec is a fine art photographer who specializes in monochrome and alternative printing processes. His work has been exhibited in museums and galleries throughout the UK. The author of Toning and Handcoloring Photographs, he lives in London. Ray Spence is a professional writer/photographer/educator whose articles appear frequently in photographic magazines. He lives in London.

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