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I found out from a friend of mine in San Diego that Gene Nocon died His ” Photographic Printing” was and still is my favorite darkroom book. Books» Reference» Download Photographic Printing by Gene Nocon pdf. Download PDF · Read online. Buy Photographic Printing ✓ FREE SHIPPING . A guide to photographic printing. Using only the equipment and materials already available in the average darkroom, the Nocon method puts top-quality prints.

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Gene Nocon explains B/W ƒ/stop Printing – Film and Darkroom User

Find all posts by Martin Reed. What I’d like to know is why people who routinely and happily expose film using the f-stop method think the same techniques applied to paper photoography somehow difficult or obscure.

His humour was dry and so very funny. Photographh of my favourite stories he used to share of noconn meetings with the Royals convention is you do not share these conversations, but to hell with convention! Dec 1, 6. You must log in or sign up to reply here. Gene Nocon Photographic Printer, Photographer, Inventor and Friend A tribute to a dear friend, business associate and genius in both analogue and digital photography. On pre-flashing he seemed to be suggesting that with VC paper it was no longer possible which is news to me but by that stage I was wondering if I was hearing what he was actually saying.

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Dec 1, 5. How well the title of the video reflects the video’s content 2.


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Accessibility Links Skip to content. Would digital have made it better? Find all posts by Argentum. Please update your billing details here to continue enjoying your access to the most informative and considered journalism in the UK.

Subscribe now and get unlimited digital access on web and our smartphone and tablet apps, free for your first month. Thanks for the link Ashfaque. The timer was an interesting piece of kit, but anyone who got one usually found they needed to invest in another to cannibalise for the keys which failed regularly.

Find all posts by ashfaque. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register. There had to be light to take the picture. Visit RH Designs’s homepage! His ‘flashing’ techniques broke bounds and amazed the likes of Kodak and Ilford who themselves were responsible for photographic material innovation.

Find all posts by David Brown. The print, for me, must have this study, this feeling of light. Whether it I could have done it without is a moot point. The print should thus reflect the existence of light. I have his book and have these words, from there, on my noticeboard. Find all posts by big paul. He was a generous guy from what I recall. Read the full article. I felt that only Jeremy Paxman, formerly of Newsnight, might have been the only one capable of pinning him down I got the clear impression that f stop printing was not the real reason for the video.

Yes, my password is: Dec 2, 8. LointainDec 1, As he once quoted, the true founder of photography must be the person who impressed the negative onto a durable captured surface.


Another of his books, Photographic Printingwhich describes the f-stop method of printing, became a bible for the black-and-white printing industry. Last edited by Argentum; 11th May at F-stop printing calculator app. I always wanted one of his timers – sadly I still haven’t snapped one up. But what the hell, each unto his own and if he wants, thinks digital is better for his clients then so be it. It makes good business sense.

Find all posts by DougHowk. It was simply a form of “hook” to get you viewing. Dec 1, 1.

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If there phltography detail in the highlights in the negative then it must have been. It may be good for rescuing some bad negatives.

I read his book on the subject of printing and found it OK. The film is, however, a bit long for its content. Then fine-tune the normal way.

Right hand to my left! He seemed to be saying that had PS been around when the original Beaton print was made then it would have been used in preference to phoography darkroom as it would have produced a much better print.

I may have learned a lot in our darkroom times together technically but I also learned the art of selfless action he espoused over all the time I knew him. Page 1 of 2.