Tag Archives: Technique

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Fine Tuning the Expressive Print Workshop by John Sexton

John Sexton’s advanced print­ing work­shop teaches tech­niques that can­not be found in any book — they have to be learned dir­ectly from the mas­ter.

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The Expressive Black and White Print Workshop by John Sexton

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.

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Photographing Slot Canyons

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.

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How to Print a Book of Black-and-White Photographs?

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.

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Large Format Photography Takes Time

Large format pho­to­graphy requires excep­tion­al tech­nic­al pre­par­a­tion and the pro­cess of mak­ing prints takes a lot of work.

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Grayscale Monitor Calibration

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.