Black & White Photography: The timeless art of monochrome in the post-digital age

July 24, 2019 - Comment

Many of the great names in the history of photography worked in black and white, but digital cameras have, to some extent, relegated its use to a post-production effect. This manual promotes the subtleties and creative possibilities of working in monochrome, combining practical advice on manipulating digital images with insights into how to conceive scenes

Many of the great names in the history of photography worked in black and white, but digital cameras have, to some extent, relegated its use to a post-production effect. This manual promotes the subtleties and creative possibilities of working in monochrome, combining practical advice on manipulating digital images with insights into how to conceive scenes in black and white and consideration of the tradition of the medium, using examples of artists such as Ansel Adams and Bill Brandt.

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Anonymous says:

Informative creative The font used for print is very small, I have to use a magnifying sheet to read. That said it is interesting and informative for how to approach editing an image.Comments by other purchasers about his use of out of date software not really relevant – not very different from 2018 versions.

Anonymous says:

interesting quite a thorough treatment of the technicalities of black and white work. some very useful transfer of analogue film darkroom techniques into the digital post processing era that i hadn’t come across before

Anonymous says:

Inspiring and informative When I put it down, I keep picking it up for more inspiration.Clearly written with timeless information going through the technicals and principles of conversion to mono. Good walk-through examples.

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