Category Archives: Early Photography

Posts about Photogravure, Photoengraving or Photoetching

Heliogravure Gallery – Cityscapes

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Gallery with reproductions of heliogravure prints from urban landscape. The images have been engraved using bichromated gelatin as a resist over a copperplate. All prints are hand inked and wiped, then pulled in an etching press. In the Slide Show, … Continue reading

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Héliogravure VI – Visibilité de la Trame

(Correction de la traduction en Langue Française courtoisie de Jean Claude Pronier) Dans un post antérieur, on a présenté des méthodes pour préparer une trame adaptée aux besoins de l’héliogravure par les moyens numériques. Malgré les résultats satisfaisants obtenus avec … Continue reading

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Heliogravure VI – Screen Visibility

In a previous post, there has been discussed about the methods to prepare a digital screen intended for heliogravure. Although digital screens have been used with satisfying enough results, there is also a common discussion that consider the dust grain … Continue reading

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Reproduction of Photogravure Prints

Introduction. As in other fine art disciplines, one useful aid to the own progress in photogravure is the critical contemplation of the artwork of other artists, successful or not, famous or not. Although the better valuable way to do that … Continue reading

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Heliogravure V – About Etching

In photogravure on copperplate, etching  is commonly done by immersing the plate in several solutions of ferric chloride of different concentration. As the pigmented gelatin is thicker where the image tone is higher, the trick is to allow the ferric … Continue reading

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