Tag: technical books

New eBook: Manufacturing Ferric Oxalate

I have just published a short ebook on manufacturing ferric oxalate for platinum/palladium printing. It’s available here: https://ianleake.com/product/manufacturing-ferric-oxalate/ Most platinum/palladium printers buy ferric oxalate from a commercial supplier. And this is exactly what I’ve done for years. This is convenient and gets you good quality material if bought from a reputable supplier. Earlier this year,…

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Digital Negative Workshop eBook

It’s been a while since I published The Digital Negative Workshop. Some of the software has changed, new Epson printers have arrived, and the world has turned. Really I should write a new edition, but I don’t want to do that right now. Eventually i’ll probably do this, but in the meantime I have decided…

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New: Platinum Printing Workshop, Third Edition

I’ve just finished the third edition of my book, The Platinum Printing Workshop. With more than 200 pages, this book covers the traditional ‘Developing-Out’ process with all its main variants (A+B, Dichromate and NA2), plus the ‘Printing-Out’ processes (Malde-Ware and Ziatype). New in this edition is an extensive formulary detailing the materials, recipes and usage…

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New Book: The Digital Negative Workshop

The Digital Negative Workshop When I wrote The Platinum Printing Workshop I originally planned to include a chapter on digital negatives. Unfortunately when writing the text, it became so long and technically complex that I decided to cut it. That abortive exercise made me realise that if I was going to…

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