Category Archives: Early Photography

Posts about Photogravure, Photoengraving or Photoetching

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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Digitization System for Film Negatives and Slides (II)

The last post, Digitization System for Film Negatives and Slides (I), was dedicated to comment the oportunity to use a former photographic enlarger head as a part of a film digitization system by means of a digital camera. This second … Continue reading

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Sistema de Digitalización de Negativos y Diapositivas (II)

En el post anterior, Sistema de Digitalización de Negativos y Diapositivas (I), se comentó la posibilidad de utilizar un cabezal de ampliadora fotográfica como parte de un sistema de digitalización de negativos y diapositivas mediante reproducción con cámara de sensor … Continue reading

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