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First photo taken in 1984. First black and white film roll developed in 1986. Professional photographer since 1992. Worked in the fields of product photography, architectural photography, photojournalism, fashion industry, cinema, printing service, and more. Biology and chemistry scholar. DIY addicted. Photography teacher for over 20 years.
This is what I know, what I study, what I have been working on and teaching for 25 years so far. This is and what I like to share with you.
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The cyanotype boost process, or how to obtain darker and deeper indigo-blue hues on your cyanotype prints Many people have asked me how do I make my cyanotype boost process and how can I obtain the results I show. What is the recipe? Is there a silver bullet to achieve such a strong result with…Details
Wetplate intensification, a very important step to make the correct negative for printing out processes. Wetplate intensification is a necessary step for to condition negatives to the correct density and contrast to be suitable for alternative processes printing, such as salt paper, cyanotype, Van Dyke brown, kallitype, platinum-palladium, and so on. Intensification process is also…Details
How to apply the f16 sunny Rule in the daily practice Learn Aperture and Shutter Speed relationship It may seem, from what I have written in part one, that the Sunny 16 Rule forces us to use only one shutter speed. This is not true. Fortunately, this is where the Reciprocity Law comes into play.…Details
‘On a sunny day, from spring to autumn, from mid morning to mid afternoon, the correct exposure for any subject is f/16’. ‘The according shutter speed is the reciprocal to the ISO film speed number’. That’s the basic rule that photographers have relied on since the dawn of photography. As a matter of fact, the…Details