"The Master Printer's Black & White Workbook" is the definitive black and white printing bible for novices and experts alike. Throughout the book, Steve Macleod, the undeniable 'Master Printer', presents an eclectic mix of stunningly original work spanning a lifetime of printing. The photographs all appear alongside useful information about the origins of the image, as well as fitting into the context of the chapters, which range from the planning and construction stage, through to paper processing and split-grade and flashing techniques. Everything about printing is covered in this book to make it the definitive guide for anyone interested in producing great photographs.
From the Back Cover
As printer to the world's top photographers - Rankin, Zed
Nelson, Mario Testino, and their ilk - Steve Macleod's portfolio includes
portraits of Madonna, Iggy Pop, Sting, Kylie Mingoue, and Paul Weller,
alongside equally stunning and inspirational work for international style
magazines and personal projects. Macleod is undeniably The Master Printer,
and this, his Workbook, provides essential practical information on how to
set up a darkroom and how to maximize your printing and processing
potential. Macleod also offers technical "how I did this" analysis of his
favourite prints, making The Master Pritner's Black and White Workbook' the
definitive black-and-white printing bible for novices and experts alike.