Book: Alchemist's Guide; to Black & White Photo Chemistry - Principles and Procedures for Negatve & Print Development by Grant Michael Handgis
categories: Book, Black-White Photography, Darkroom Guide, Photo Chemistry, Photographic Instruction, Photographic How To, Learning Photography, Photography
Grant M. Handgis about this book: The Alchemist's Guide is written for the beginner of black and white photography, as well as for those more advanced photographers who want to know more in depth knowledge about their craft.. It explains the full process of black and white film development, as shaped and controlled by photo chemistry. It also includes a chapter with full explanation of the photo chemistry involved, with formulas, and a section on weights & measures. All of the methods and procedures are time tested by the author, and the formulas have all been thoroughly tested and applied in the course of the author's photographic career.
Each section of the book covers an aspect of black and white photography; Part I:The Negative,Part II: Controls of the Negative, Part III: Black & White Photo Chemistry,Part IV: The Print, Part V: Equivalents ~ Weights & Measures. Each section builds upon the last, combining all the parts to realize a fuller understanding to the elements and controls of the black and white process. All this, packed into 150 pages.
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