Sunday, November 1, 2009

Sepia Toning

Sepia toner comes in 2 parts: A & B
A is bleach and B is toner.
Make sure your print is thoroughly fixed and washed. If the print is dry , make sure to soak it again. Also make sure your print is about one stop darker.
Set up using only with trays that is meant for toning and not clean viewing trays. Also make sure to have a tray with water between the Bleach and Toner

1. Place wet print in part A.
Agitate constantly and pay attention to the highlight, making sure not loosing details
After about 2 minutes move it and let it rest in the water tray

2. Make sure to drain water from the print and place it in part B. Agitate and after 2 minutes or when it looks right, take it out. Rinse for 5 minutes , hypo clear and wash for 20 minutes

*** if taking too long , the toner is exhausted. Notify monitors

Vis/Pro Syllabus Complete FALL 2009


09/01 Intro
09/03 Bring camera and film to photograph
Lecture: Camera, Film and Exposure
Demo: Film Developing
Class pic
Read: Upton & Upton. Chapter 1,2 &3.
Source Book: 10 Photographers-Names and examples
A paragraph on the most important photograph in your life

09/05-06 Lecture: Project #1
Demo: Making Contact Sheet ,The Print
Read: Chapter 4&5. **memorize chart on pg 99 ( B&W zones ).
Recommend : Chapter 16, History o f Photography.
Exerciset#1: read The Vocabulary of Form. William Henry Fox Talbot, " Some Account of the Art of Photogenic Drawing"


09/08 Printing
09/10 Printing
Source: What is offensive? 10 examples


09/15 Critique Exercise #1
Lecture: A Short History
Source: Photo of 3 people that you know, 3 people that you would like to know, and 3
Recommend: Peter Turner. History o f Photography Chapter 5: Brave New World. The Rise of Modernism.

09/17 Workday


09/22 Critique#1
09/24 Critique#1
Source: Names and examples of at least 3 artists for possible emulation


10/06 Demo: Toning and Matting
10/08 Workday
Source: 20 images lifted from other blogs

10/13 Critique #2
10/15 Critique #2

Fall Break

Vis/pro Sylllabus. Fall 2009
2nd Module

10/27 Lecture: Personae
Demo: Scanning
Sign up for Evaluations
Lab clean up
Sourcebook: 3 portfolio from Zone Zeroe
Check out pinhole resource

Bring materials for Pin Hole
Demo: Toning
Source Book: Nominating the best 3 blogs

Weekend Brunch @ Pipo

11/03 Lecture: Brief History
11/05 Lecture: The landscape
Demo: Lighting
Work in Progress

11/10 Workday
11/12 Critique 3

11/17 Critique 3
11/19 Lecture and demo

11/24 Open Lab
11/26 Thanksgiving

12/01 Work in progress
12/03 Workday

12/08 Final Critique
12/10 Final Critique