5ª Bienal Internacional da Gravura “Lívio Abramo”

On November 30 it will be opened the 5ª Bienal Internacional da Gravura "Lívio Abramo". The venue is at the Casa de Cultura, Araraquara (Brasil). Have been honoured by the invitation to participate as a guest artist. Prints "Flysch#1" and "Low tide#2" will be my contribution to this edition. Many thanks to the organizers, specially …

Image Processing for Hybrid Processes IV – Processing Raw Files

Raw files "suited for alternative processes" or "suited for Fine Art Photography" could be considered as equivalent definitions. Those qualifications would also imply the search for the maximum quality with no matter how difficult or time consuming the method employed is. The operations described in following paragraphs are the employed by the author whether the …

Heliogravure Video

As a part of the acts celebrating the World Day for Audiovisual Heritage, past Friday October 27 the Centre for Image Research and Diffusion (CRDI) featured a video showing the original Talbot-Klic method (1879) for photogravure on copperplate. Answering the kind invitation from CRDI, I have been pleased to prepare the script and supervise the …

Seminari Sobre Fotogravat / Seminario Sobre Fotograbado

El Divendres 10 de Novembre (9:30-13:30h i 15-17h) d'enguany i dintre del marc de la celebració del 20é Aniversari del Centre de Recerca i Difusió de la Imatge (CRDI) impartiré un Seminari sobre Fotogravat. El temari s'iniciarà amb una breu ressenya històrica dels seus antecedents, la relació amb el naixement de la Fotografia i la …

Image Processing for Hybrid Processes III – Digitization with Camera

In the precedent post Image Processing for Hybrid Processes II – Digitization with Scanner,  I have explained that technological obsolescence is nowadays a serious constrain for a suited digitization, specially with high end level scanners. Even in professional and domestic environments, the use of a digital camera is by now the better and useful way …