I'm not sure this is the *right* place for this, but I wanted to let you know that the F295 Historic Process workbook is now shipping from Freestyle Photographic! This concise 55 page booklet contains a variety of information on pursuing photography with a hand-made approach. Chapters include:
A Brief Timeline of Photographic History
Lenses and Apertures
Black and White Film Negatives
Pre-Flashed Paper Negatives
Simplified Digital Negatives
Van Dyke Brown
Writing a Statement
Notes on Beginning a Series
Preparing the Portfolio
Each chapter provides all necessary information to complete the task at hand - everything from building a camera, making a lens, creating negatives and historic process prints to writing a statement and preparing a portfolio.
F295 is the worlds largest organization dedicated to the discussion, practice, and advancement of 21st Century Photography a form of photography which purposely combines historic methods, alternative processes, and adaptive techniques to create something new. In addition to its 8 year old active online discussion forum, F295 has held 5 international symposia, and 5 seminars in New York, NY, Pittsburgh PA, and San Francisco, CA and hosted over 80 speakers, 45 hands-on workshops, and 8 exhibitions.
The F295 Historic Process Workbook is available for purchase from Freestyle Photographic Supplies here >>