In the Darkroom

In the Darkroom
Author: Susan Faludi
Publsiher: Metropolitan Books
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2016-06-14
ISBN 10: 0805095993
ISBN 13: 9780805095999
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


In the Darkroom Book Review:

PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST ONE OF THE NEW YORK TIMES BOOK REVIEW'S 10 BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR WINNER OF THE KIRKUS PRIZE From the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and bestselling author of Backlash, comes In the Darkroom, an astonishing confrontation with the enigma of her father and the larger riddle of identity consuming our age. “In the summer of 2004 I set out to investigate someone I scarcely knew, my father. The project began with a grievance, the grievance of a daughter whose parent had absconded from her life. I was in pursuit of a scofflaw, an artful dodger who had skipped out on so many things—obligation, affection, culpability, contrition. I was preparing an indictment, amassing discovery for a trial. But somewhere along the line, the prosecutor became a witness.” So begins Susan Faludi’s extraordinary inquiry into the meaning of identity in the modern world and in her own haunted family saga. When the feminist writer learned that her 76-year-old father—long estranged and living in Hungary—had undergone sex reassignment surgery, that investigation would turn personal and urgent. How was this new parent who identified as “a complete woman now” connected to the silent, explosive, and ultimately violent father she had known, the photographer who’d built his career on the alteration of images? Faludi chases that mystery into the recesses of her suburban childhood and her father’s many previous incarnations: American dad, Alpine mountaineer, swashbuckling adventurer in the Amazon outback, Jewish fugitive in Holocaust Budapest. When the author travels to Hungary to reunite with her father, she drops into a labyrinth of dark histories and dangerous politics in a country hell-bent on repressing its past and constructing a fanciful—and virulent—nationhood. The search for identity that has transfixed our century was proving as treacherous for nations as for individuals. Faludi’s struggle to come to grips with her father’s metamorphosis takes her across borders—historical, political, religious, sexual--to bring her face to face with the question of the age: Is identity something you “choose,” or is it the very thing you can’t escape?

In the Darkroom

In the Darkroom
Author: Susan Faludi
Publsiher: HarperCollins UK
Total Pages: 480
Release: 2016-06-14
ISBN 10: 0008193517
ISBN 13: 9780008193515
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


In the Darkroom Book Review:

A NEW YORK TIMES BOOK OF THE YEAR WINNER OF THE KIRKUS PRIZE SHORTLISTED FOR THE PULITZER PRIZE 2017 From the Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and best-selling author of ‘Backlash’, an astonishing confrontation with the enigma of her father and the larger riddle of identity.

In the Darkroom

In the Darkroom
Author: Susan Faludi
Publsiher: Macmillan
Total Pages: 432
Release: 2016-06-14
ISBN 10: 080508908X
ISBN 13: 9780805089080
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


In the Darkroom Book Review:

Journalist Susan Faludi's inquiry into the meaning of identity in the modern world and in her own haunted family saga, involving her 76-year-old father--long estranged and living in Hungary--who underwent sex reassignment surgery.

Darkroom

Darkroom
Author: Lila Quintero Weaver
Publsiher: University of Alabama Press
Total Pages: 254
Release: 2012-03-01
ISBN 10: 0817357149
ISBN 13: 9780817357146
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Darkroom Book Review:

Darkroom: A Memoir in Black and White is an arresting and moving personal story about childhood, race, and identity in the American South, rendered in stunning illustrations by the author, Lila Quintero Weaver. In 1961, when Lila was five, she and her family emigrated from Buenos Aires, Argentina, to Marion, Alabama, in the heart of Alabama’s Black Belt. As educated, middle-class Latino immigrants in a region that was defined by segregation, the Quinteros occupied a privileged vantage from which to view the racially charged culture they inhabited. Weaver and her family were firsthand witnesses to key moments in the civil rights movement. But Darkroom is her personal story as well: chronicling what it was like being a Latina girl in the Jim Crow South, struggling to understand both a foreign country and the horrors of our nation’s race relations. Weaver, who was neither black nor white, observed very early on the inequalities in the American culture, with its blonde and blue-eyed feminine ideal. Throughout her life, Lila has struggled to find her place in this society and fought against the discrimination around her.

Build Your Own Home Darkroom

Build Your Own Home Darkroom
Author: Lista Duren,Wil McDonald,Will McDonald
Publsiher: Amherst Media
Total Pages: 152
Release: 1990-01-01
ISBN 10: 1608955605
ISBN 13: 9781608955602
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Build Your Own Home Darkroom Book Review:

Covering every aspect from design to full operation, this clear and detailed book is perfect for photographers at all levels. It includes information on darkroom design, woodworking for the novice, lightproofing, ventilation, worktables, building enlarger baseboards, light boxes, water supply panels, print drying racks, darkroom sinks, and much more.

The Box

The Box
Author: Günter Grass
Publsiher: Random House
Total Pages: 224
Release: 2017-06-15
ISBN 10: 140708724X
ISBN 13: 9781407087245
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Box Book Review:

In this delightful sequel to Peeling the Onion, Günter Grass writes in the voices of his eight children as they record memories of their childhoods, of growing up, of their father, who was always at work on a new book, always at the margins of their lives. Memories contradictory, critical, loving, accusatory - they piece together an intimate picture of this most public of men. To say nothing of Marie, Grass's assistant, a family friend of many years, perhaps even a lover, whose snapshots taken with an old-fashioned Agfa box camera provide the author with ideas for his work. But her images offer much more. They reveal a truth beyond the ordinary detail of life, depict the future, tell what might have been, grant the wishes in visual form of those photographed. The children speculate on the nature of this magic: was the enchanted camera a source of inspiration for their father? Did it represent the power of art itself? Was it the eye of God? Winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature.

The Darkroom Cookbook

The Darkroom Cookbook
Author: Steve Anchell
Publsiher: CRC Press
Total Pages: 392
Release: 2012-09-10
ISBN 10: 1136092781
ISBN 13: 9781136092787
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Darkroom Cookbook Book Review:

The art of darkroom developing and printing will never go out of style. Master darkroom specialist Steve Anchell is back to prove it in this long-awaited third edition of his enormously successful Darkroom Cookbook. Packed with over 200 "recipes," some common and others rare gems, you'll discover something new every time you open this guide, whether you're new to the darkroom or have been making your own prints for years. In addition to the formulas, you'll find tons of useful information on developers, push-processing, where to get darkroom equipment, how to set up your own darkroom, how to work and play in your darkroom safely, and much more. This handy guide will become a constant companion for every darkroom enthusiast creating prints at home or in the studio. In addition to complete updates throughout to reflect changes in the availability of chemicals and equipment, this third edition contains all new information on: *Reversal processing *Enlarged negatives *Pyro formulas *Plus expanded sections on printing, pyro, and toning prints Also included for the first time are special technique contributions as well as stunning black and white imagery by Bruce Barnbaum, Rod Dresser, Jay Dusard, Patrick Gainer, Richard Garrod, Henry Gilpin, Gordon Hutchings, Sandy King, Les McLean, Saïd Nuseibeh, France Scully Osterman, Mark Osterman, Tim Rudman, Ryuijie, John Sexton, and John Wimberly. Be sure to visit www.darkroomcookbook.com to find useful links, an interactive user forum, and more! Steve Anchell is a photographer and author of The Variable Contrast Printing Manual, and co-author of The Film Developing Cookbook. He has been teaching darkroom and photography workshops since 1979. Steve is a member of the Freestyle Advisory Board of Photographic Professionals. "With its unrivalled collection of photographic formulae and easy to understand explanations of photographic processes, The Darkroom Cookbook has long been a favorite with darkroom workers everywhere. Now, with further additions to its formulary, more topics, and contributions by renowned darkroom experts, this new edition promises to be an indispensable Aladdin's Cave resource to darkroom enthusiasts of all levels. -Tim Rudman, photographer and author "The Darkroom Cookbook is an essential compendium of photographic information for anyone interested in high-quality darkroom work. -John Sexton, photographer

Darkroom

Darkroom
Author: Jill Christman
Publsiher: University of Georgia Press
Total Pages: 254
Release: 2002
ISBN 10: 9780820324449
ISBN 13: 0820324442
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Darkroom Book Review:

The author reveals the pains and pleasures of her first thirty years of life, from childhood sexual abuse to her experiences with love, literature, and mind-altering experiences. Winner of the Associated Writing Programs Award for Creative Nonfiction. (Biography)

The Darkroom

The Darkroom
Author: Anne Marsh
Publsiher: Macmillan Education AU
Total Pages: 287
Release: 2003
ISBN 10: 9781876832780
ISBN 13: 1876832789
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Darkroom Book Review:

Anne Marsh's treatise on the art of photography traces its theoretical underpinning from the early debates between the rationalists and the fantasists, through psychoanalytical interpretations, to the theatre of desire. She investigates the role of photography in ghostly performances', the masking of desire' and high camp aesthetics' - through to performance art' and the role of the photographer as a gender terrorist' - as in the work of Del LaGrace Volcano. The study concludes with notable examples of postmodern photography as they have occurred in the Australian context. This ground-breaking work by a leading Monash University academic will interest all students of photography and followers of recent trends in art and art theory.

The Darkroom

The Darkroom
Author: Gerard Ross,Steven Woolman
Publsiher: Capstone
Total Pages: 73
Release: 2008-08-01
ISBN 10: 1434207927
ISBN 13: 9781434207920
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Darkroom Book Review:

After the death of her photographer father, Emily discovers that his old camera appears to be able to take pictures of the future.

The Darkroom of Damocles

The Darkroom of Damocles
Author: Willem Frederik Hermans
Publsiher: ABRAMS
Total Pages: 400
Release: 2009-10-27
ISBN 10: 1468303996
ISBN 13: 9781468303995
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Darkroom of Damocles Book Review:

By the acclaimed Dutch author of Beyond Sleep: a thriller set in Nazi occupied Holland: “fast-moving, frighteningly real yet verging on the incredible” (Milan Kundera, author of The Unbearable Lightness of Being). During the German occupation of Holland, tobacconist Henri Osewoudt is visited by a mysterious man named Dorbeck—a man who bears a strangely striking resemblance to Osewoudt himself. Dorbeck recruits him to perform simple, but top-secret missions on orders from London. But as the assignments keep coming, they get increasingly dangerous. Soon Osewoudt is being asked to commit murder in the name of Gestapo resistance. After the war, Osewoudt is taken for a traitor and captured. To prove his sacrifices for the Resistance, he must find the untraceable doppelgänger in an existential thriller “crackling with tension . . . bringing to mind Camus and the Sartre of Les Chemins de la Liberté” (The Telegraph). “Striking, suspenseful . . . Brilliant.” —The Observer

Out of the Darkroom, Into the Light

Out of the Darkroom, Into the Light
Author: Tracey Casciano
Publsiher: WestBow Press
Total Pages: 120
Release: 2015-10-21
ISBN 10: 1512714682
ISBN 13: 9781512714685
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Out of the Darkroom, Into the Light Book Review:

Imagine being a young child trapped in a seemingly hopeless situation with a sexually abusive father and alcoholic mother—with no one to tell and no place to go. This true story is a testimony of God’s grace. As she shares her story, Tracey Casciano provides encouragement and inspiration to readers with real examples of faith, reinforced by scripture. Her hope is that this book will touch the heart of anyone who has felt lost or without hope and confirm the need to trust God.

The Film Developing Cookbook

The Film Developing Cookbook
Author: Steve Anchell,Bill Troop
Publsiher: Taylor & Francis
Total Pages: 176
Release: 1998-12-21
ISBN 10: 1136091491
ISBN 13: 9781136091490
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Film Developing Cookbook Book Review:

The Film Developing Cookbook is an up-to-date manual for modern film development techniques. While the original Darkroom Cookbook focused entirely on photographic chemicals and formulae, this book concentrates on films, their characteristics, and the developers each requires for maximum control of the resulting image. The Film Developing Cookbook specifically addresses the difficult subject of T-grain film development. It includes rarely found information on film development and the nature of film developers. The authors take bold and controversial stances on many widely accepted film developing dogmas. They tackle many of the widely accepted "myths" of film development. They reject the trend toward `scientific evaluation' of films and developers in favor of the photographer developing a personal aesthetic without relying exclusively on densitometry or H&D curves. Steve Anchell is a contributing editor to Outdoor Photographer and PhotoWork magazines. He has written columns, feature articles, and interviews for Camera & Darkroom, View Camera, PIC, Shutterbug, Photo Shopper, and PhotoPro magazines. His previous two books with Focal Press, The Darkroom Cookbook and The Variable Contrast Printing Manual are photography best-sellers. Steve's photographs have been exhibited in galleries and are shown in private collections. He photographs and prints both color and black-and-white with 35mm, 21⁄4 and large-format ccameras. He has conducted over 80 photographic and darkroom workshops since 1979. Steve is currently the program director for the Photographer's Formulary Workshops in Condon, Montana. In early 1998, the first collection of his personal work, entitled The Nude at Big Sur, will be published by Whitefish Editions. Bill Troop is a highly respected independent photochemist.

The Darkroom Handbook

The Darkroom Handbook
Author: Michael John Langford
Publsiher: Alfred a Knopf Incorporated
Total Pages: 352
Release: 1984
ISBN 10: 0394724682
ISBN 13: 9780394724683
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Darkroom Handbook Book Review:

Provides a complete guide for all photographers to necessary equipment and set-up procedures for a darkroom and explains how to process film, make prints and slides, and perform other essential functions

The Morgan & Morgan Darkroom Book

The Morgan & Morgan Darkroom Book
Author: Algis Balsys,Liliane DeCock-Morgan
Publsiher:
Total Pages: 221
Release: 1980
ISBN 10: 9780871001702
ISBN 13: 0871001705
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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Monochrome Darkroom Practice

Monochrome Darkroom Practice
Author: Jack Howard Coote
Publsiher: Butterworth-Heinemann
Total Pages: 320
Release: 1982
ISBN 10:
ISBN 13: UCAL:B4585940
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


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The New Darkroom Handbook

The New Darkroom Handbook
Author: Joe DeMaio,Robin Worth,Roberta Worth,Dennis P. Curtin
Publsiher: Taylor & Francis
Total Pages: 188
Release: 1998
ISBN 10: 9780240802602
ISBN 13: 0240802608
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The New Darkroom Handbook Book Review:

How to put a darkroom almost anywhere in your home or apartment; do-it-yourself plans for the most essential darkroom components, cut-outs and design grids.

Darkroom

Darkroom
Author: Mary Maddox
Publsiher: Cantraip Press, Ltd.
Total Pages: 277
Release: 2016-05-03
ISBN 10: 194273705X
ISBN 13: 9781942737056
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Darkroom Book Review:

Talented but unstable photographer Day Randall has been living rent-free in Kelly Durrell’s Colorado condo for eight months. Day needs someone to keep an eye on her. Kelly needs someone to draw her out of her stable but not spectacular life. The arrangement works for both of them. Then Kelly comes home one day to find Day gone. There’s no note, no phone call. Day’s car is still parked out front, but her room is starkly, suspiciously spotless. No one seems to care. The police certainly aren’t interested in a missing bipolar artist, but Kelly knows something is wrong. Day wouldn’t just leave. Alone, Kelly traces Day’s last steps through shadowy back rooms of Boulder nightclubs and to a remote mountain estate, where the wealthy protect themselves behind electric fences and armed guards. Along the way, she uncovers a sinister underworld lying just below the mountain snow, and a group of powerful people who will do anything to protect the secrets hidden in Day’s enigmatic photographs. If she trusts the wrong person, Kelly herself will be the next to disappear. If you like suspenseful thrillers with unexpected plot twists, a strong sense of place, and characters that one reader describes as “so well-drawn you’d swear they were relatives,” you’ll love Mary Maddox’s dark, compelling novel. A Night Owl Reviews Top Pick: "Sensational!...A haunting novel full of suspense and not a little terror." Hailed by Best Thrillers as “one of the year’s best crime thrillers.” Get your copy today and join Kelly on her dangerous quest for the truth.

Into Your Darkroom Step-by-step

Into Your Darkroom Step-by-step
Author: Dennis P. Curtin,Steve Musselman
Publsiher: Amherst Media, Inc
Total Pages: 90
Release: 1991
ISBN 10: 9780936262062
ISBN 13: 0936262060
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


Into Your Darkroom Step-by-step Book Review:

Provides information on equipment, setting up a darkroom, developing negatives, making proof sheets and enlargements, and special techniques for fine prints

The Terror Dream

The Terror Dream
Author: Susan Faludi
Publsiher: Metropolitan Books
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2007-10-02
ISBN 10: 9781429922128
ISBN 13: 1429922125
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL


The Terror Dream Book Review:

From the Pulitzer Prize–winning journalist and bestselling author of Backlash—an unflinching dissection of the mind of America after 9/11 In this most original examination of America's post-9/11 culture, Susan Faludi shines a light on the country's psychological response to the attacks on that terrible day. Turning her acute observational powers on the media, popular culture, and political life, Faludi unearths a barely acknowledged but bedrock societal drama shot through with baffling contradictions. Why, she asks, did our culture respond to an assault against American global dominance with a frenzied summons to restore "traditional" manhood, marriage, and maternity? Why did we react as if the hijackers had targeted not a commercial and military edifice but the family home and nursery? Why did an attack fueled by hatred of Western emancipation lead us to a regressive fixation on Doris Day womanhood and John Wayne masculinity, with trembling "security moms," swaggering presidential gunslingers, and the "rescue" of a female soldier cast as a "helpless little girl"? The answer, Faludi finds, lies in a historical anomaly unique to the American experience: the nation that in recent memory has been least vulnerable to domestic attack was forged in traumatizing assaults by nonwhite "barbarians" on town and village. That humiliation lies concealed under a myth of cowboy bluster and feminine frailty, which is reanimated whenever threat and shame looms. Brilliant and important, The Terror Dream shows what 9/11 revealed about us—and offers the opportunity to look at ourselves anew.