Tag Archives: Technique
John Sexton’s advanced printing workshop teaches techniques that cannot be found in any book — they have to be learned directly from the master.
After many years of thinking about it, I have taken the courage to apply to attend John Sexton’s famous workshop, which he has run since the days when he was Ansel Adams assistant. It was a very special, amazing learning experience.
I have just completed my third trip to the slot canyons of the American Southwest. It is a breathtaking place, somewhat challenging technically, extremely rewarding, and a sort of a spiritual experience. I would like to share a few thoughts about that place, about my photographic technique, and about the feeling of being there.
My exhibition, (Be)Longing, has closed, but the book of the same title is here to remain. I’d like to share a few thoughts about the process, and the people, who helped me get it printed.
Large format photography requires exceptional technical preparation and the process of making prints takes a lot of work.
To fully appreciate web reproductions of my silver-gelatin prints you must rely on your monitor being adequately calibrated. To help you, I have created a simple grayscale tool. It is very easy to use and you can do the adjustments in less than a minute.