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Way Beyond Monochrome 2e

Book Description

An inspirational bible for monochrome photography - this second edition almost doubles the content of its predecessor showing you the path from visualization to print

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Halftitle
  3. Title
  4. Copyright
  5. Contents
  6. Foreword to the First Edition
  7. Foreword to the Second Edition
  8. Preface and Acknowledgments
  9. Introduction
  10. Part 1: The Basics
    1. From Visualization to Print
      1. Eye and Brain
      2. Pictorial Maturity
      3. Photographic Quality
    2. Fundamental Print Control
      1. Timing Print Exposures
      2. Paper and Print Contrast
      3. Basics of Photographic Printing
      4. Archival Print Processing
    3. Presentation Is Everything
      1. Mounting and Matting Prints
      2. Print Spotting
      3. Framing and Displaying Prints
      4. What Size Is the Edition?
  11. Part 2: The Science
    1. Tone Reproduction
      1. Introduction to the Zone System
      2. Introduction to Sensitometry
      3. Tone Reproduction
      4. Image Gradation
    2. Image Capture
      1. Imaging Paths
      2. Sharpness and Depth of Field
      3. Critical Focusing
      4. Pinhole Photography
      5. Basics of Digital Capture
      6. Digital Capture Alternatives
    3. Negative Control
      1. Introduction to Exposure
      2. Development and Film Processing
      3. Advanced Development
      4. Creating a Standard
      5. Customizing Film Speed and Development
      6. Influence of Exposure and Development
      7. Exposure Latitude
      8. Pre-Exposure
      9. Applied Zone System
      10. C41 Zone System
      11. Quality Control
      12. Unsharp Masking
      13. Masking for Complete Control
      14. Digital Negatives for Contact Printing
      15. The Copy-Print Process
    4. Advanced Print Control
      1. Fine-Tuning Print Exposure and Contrast
      2. Measuring Paper Contrast
      3. Contrast Control with Color Enlargers
      4. Exposure Compensation for Contrast Change
      5. Basic Split-Grade Printing
      6. Advanced Split-Grade Printing
      7. Print Flashing
      8. Paper Reciprocity Failure
      9. Miscellaneous Material Characteristics
      10. Factorial Development
      11. Print Bleaching
      12. Print Dry-Down
    5. On Assignment
      1. Above Malham Cove
      2. Cedar Falls
      3. Clapham Bridge
      4. Corkscrews
      5. Portrait Studio Lighting
      6. Ingatestone Hall
      7. Heybridge
      8. Karen
      9. Light-Painted Flowers
      10. Metalica
      11. Alternative Processes
      12. MonoLog
      13. Parnham Doorway
      14. Large-Format Nudes
      15. Rape Field
      16. St. Mary’s of Buttsbury
      17. Stonehenge
      18. Summer Storm
      19. Toothpaste Factory
  12. Part 3: Odds and Ends
    1. Equipment and Facilities
      1. Image-Taking Equipment
      2. Darkroom Design
      3. How Safe Is Your Safelight?
      4. Enlarger Light Sources
      5. Sharpness in the Darkroom
      6. Other Darkroom Equipment
    2. Tools, Tips and Tricks
      1. Identification System for Film Holders
      2. How to Build and Use the Zone Ruler
      3. How to Build and Use a Zone Dial
      4. Make Your Own Shutter Tester
      5. Make Your Own Test Strip Printer
      6. Make Your Own Burning Card
      7. Exposure, Development and Printing Records
      8. Making Prints from Paper Negatives
  13. Appendix
    1. Technical Fundamentals
    2. Make Your Own Transfer Function
    3. Photographic Chemistry
    4. Basic Chemical Formulae
    5. Tables and Templates
  14. Glossary
  15. Bibliography
  16. Index