We are just getting ready to begin our experimental darkroom project in Introductory Photography, so I thought this might be an interesting read for the students in this course. Check it out this article on approaches to making your contact sheet the final print: http://petapixel.com/2010/08/05/contact-sheet-art-created-using-carefully-exposed-35mm-film/ Check out these works by Martin Wilson:
There are 2 approaches to making a tintype. One is considered the classic or authentic method, while the other is called the modern tintype or gelatin dry plates. The authentic method grew in popularity during the American Civil War because they were cheaper and more lightweight than photographic methods that preceded the tintype. American soldiers … More Modern Tintypes by FMU Photography Students
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In Introduction to Digital Photography we recently studied the scanogram technique. Students were asked to make 4 scans: one utilizing all organic materials, one incorporating organic with organic materials, one that had the presence of a horizon line (or the creation of a scene with foreground, middle ground and background) and the final scan was … More Student Work :: Scanograms
Jerry Uelsmann has been a source of inspiration for so many photographers including myself. I am most fascinated with how he creates such seamless combination prints in the darkroom. Many probably look at his work and just assume that he “Photoshopped” it. Even “Photoshopping” it would present a challenge, but doing it the darkroom? For … More How Did He Do That?
Photo Technique is an magazine dedicated to inspiring photographers for the past 30 years. They have an online magazine that features established and aspiring photographers. My former student, Carol Holmes, is currently featured in the “Underexposed: Emerging Photographers Portfolios.” If you are interested in getting your work featured in this online magazine, just follow this … More Online Artist Feature Opportunity :: Photo Technique
The digital collage seems to be a popular project in Intro to Digital courses as well as Computer-Aided design courses. There seems to be 2 general categories of the digital collage in respect to aesthetics and technique. The first being the seamless collage that lends itself to creating alternate realities. These realities are created from … More The Digital Collage