Mastering Black & White Photography

July 26, 2019 - Comment

Mastering Black & White Photography is the definitive work on how to shoot black & white images on today’s sophisticated digital SLR and compact digital cameras and smart phones. Aimed at the enthusiastic amateur photographer, jargon-busting text, illustrated with the author’s own stunning images, explains the theory behind digital photography, along with a guide to

Mastering Black & White Photography is the definitive work on how to shoot black & white images on today’s sophisticated digital SLR and compact digital cameras and smart phones. Aimed at the enthusiastic amateur photographer, jargon-busting text, illustrated with the author’s own stunning images, explains the theory behind digital photography, along with a guide to the equipment and software needed to take outstanding images. He answers the much-asked question: should you shoot in colour and then convert to black and white, or shoot in monochrome from the start?

Product Features

  • Aimed at thr enthusiastic photographer Explains the basics from exposure, composition and file types 176 Pages by John Walmsley

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Anonymous says:

Masterful masterclass! John Walmsley is a freelance professional photographer who specialises in landscape photography – with most of the photographs in this book seemingly taken around the coastal regions of Cornwall, where he now lives. I was drawn to this book after reading a very favourable review of it in ‘Black & White Photography’ magazine, and I have to say – I’m rather pleased that I decided to buy it!What you receive is a soft cover publication in a somewhat unusual 250mm x 250mm square format,…

Anonymous says:

Black and White – pure delight The popularity of B & W photographs seems to have increased in recent years, may be because they are thought to be more truthful than highly processed, over-saturated colour images that are increasingly composites made up in a software programme. John Walmsley’s book is clearly written because he loves his craft and he admits to an obsession of perfect sharpness in his images to the point where he favours prime (non-zoom) lenses to achieve this – a practice which I also follow. The book…

Anonymous says:

Enjoyed this I have quite enjoyed this book, and of the dozens of books I have on photography it stands out as being readable, enjoyable, and helpful. I rate myself as a competent amateur photographer, so often get frustrated by photography books telling me what kit to buy. This book does have that ‘obligatory’ chapter, but thankfully it is not too long, and only goes as far as pg 35 (or thereabouts).What I wanted from the book was some inspiration, as ever, and some advice on processing. This book…

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