Mastering Black and White Photography

Author: Bernhard J. Suess
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: UOM:39015057656905
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Photography

Now updated to cover the impact of digital imaging and Internet technology,his volume thoughtfully traces the photographic process from findingubjects to creating dazzling prints and more. Readers will learn to chooseameras, lenses and film, as well as exposure choices, filters and shutterpeeds. Expert advice is offered for setting up and developing in a darkroom:aking a contact sheet, creating a final print, printing an enlargement, andore.;All photographers should benefit from the insights on aesthetics andomposition, while those serious about their photography will treasure theealth of insights on photography as a business, filing and archivalrocessing, using the Internet to present a portfolio, and creating CDortfolios. Chapters also cover digital photography and the role oflack-and-white in traditional photography.

Mastering Black and White Digital Photography

Author: Michael Freeman
Publisher: Lark Books
ISBN: 1579907075
Release Date: 2006
Genre: Photography

Black and white has an enduring appeal that just keeps on growing. Above all, it's a medium for the fine print--one that benefits immeasurably from digital technology and inkjet printers. Written by a photographer well-known for his ability to explain complex digital concepts to a variety of audiences, this essential guide on the art of black and white is packed with information, hints, and tips, along with a plethora of stunning images. Discover how our colorful world translates into black and white and how to create a stunning monotone image. See how to render colors as gray tones and how to manipulate the tonality for dramatic effect. Experiment with high contrast, infrared, and pseudo non-silver looks. You won't believe the wonderful results you'll achieve.

Mastering Black White Photography

Author: John Garrett
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 1845330692
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Photography

Bestselling photographer John Garrett shares the knowledge he’s gained in more than 40 years shooting the most popular subjects in black and white: portraits, landscapes, still lifes, nudes, architecture, and art, as well as photojournalism. What makes this guide such a unique teaching tool is Garrett’s in-depth presentation of 35 case studies, each containing the whole story of the assignment—from negative to contact sheet to finished print. He makes no apologies for laying out the worst as well as the best of his work to reveal the both the problems faced by a professional photographer and their solutions. A range of subjects, types of commission, and photographic approaches are covered, and Garrett’s accessible and informative text is packed with advice, techniques, and tips.

Mastering Digital Black and White

Author: Amadou Biallo
Publisher: Cengage Learning
ISBN: 9781598637588
Release Date: 2007-01-01
Genre: Photography

The very nature of black and white photography places a premium on creative interpretation of the image. Advances in digital technology have expanded both the precision of imaging techniques and the interpretive possibilities for black and white imagery.

Advanced Digital Black White Photography

Author: John Beardsworth
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company
ISBN: 1600592104
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Photography

"Taking full advantage of the latest features in Adobe Photoshop CS3, this book works at the frontier of black-and-white photography and digital imaging. You will discover the most creative ways to convert your picture to black and white, how to fine-tune the monochrome image, and how to emphasize your subject's qualities."-[book cover].

Creative Black and White Photography

Author: Bernhard J. Suess
Publisher: Skyhorse Publishing Inc.
ISBN: 1581152647
Release Date: 2003
Genre: Photography

The revised edition of this guide teaches photographers to systematically re-think the photographic process and take their technique to a new level. The author introduces an array of advanced techniques and concepts and explains how to use them creatively to solve a wide range of challenging aesthetic problems. The uses of sophisticated techniques involving film exposure and development control, camera filters, innovative uses of print contrasts, dodging and burning, and bleaching are illustrated step-by-step using comparative sequences of black-and-white pictures. In addition, a new chapter provides insight into the issue of digital vs. traditional black-and-white photography from an insider's perspective.

The Complete Guide to Black White Digital Photography

Author: Michael Freeman
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 1600595235
Release Date: 2009-11-01
Genre: Photography

Michael Freeman--our top digital photography author and a worldwide name--presents the most comprehensive book yet on black-and-white digital photography. Oversized, beautifully illustrated, and far-reaching in scope, this guide is destined to be a standard reference for years to come. Freeman covers all aspects of black-and-white digital photography: its fine art tradition as well as its techniques. Learn how to see and expose in black and white, digitally convert color to monochrome, and develop a black-and-white digital workflow. Explore creative choices and how to interpret various subjects most skillfully in monochrome. Finally, get an expert’s advice on printing and displaying black-and-white photographs to best effect.

Black and White Photography Field Guide

Author: Michael Freeman
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781135052669
Release Date: 2014-07-11
Genre: Photography

In this pocket-sized, portable guide, renowned photographer Michael Freeman addresses one of photography's most popular--and challenging--areas: black and white. With advice on lighting, shooting, conversion, and post-production, this is know-how that no photographer can afford to be without. Perfect for the digital photographer who wants to shoot and process RAW files as black and whie images.

Creative Black and White

Author: Harold Davis
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 0470873027
Release Date: 2010-04-06
Genre: Photography

Learn how breaking photographic rules can result in stunning black-and-white photos Black-and-white photography poses unique challenges; without color to guide the eye, contrast, lighting, and composition take on even more importance. Renowned photographer Harold Davis explains these elements and demonstrates the basic rules of black and white photography as well as when and how to break them. He breaks through the complexity of this photographic medium, explores opportunities for black-and-white imagery, and shows how to capitalize on every one. Richly illustrated with the author's own images, this beautiful guide presents the skills needed for great black-and-white photos while encouraging your confidence and creativity. Goes beyond basics to teach photographers how to conquer the challenges posed by black-and-white photography Appeals to professionals and serious amateurs who are interested in exploring creative black-and-white imagery Presents photography fundamentals and shows how black and white requires some of the rules to be bent Encourages creative thinking and confidence Lavishly illustrated with Harold Davis's outstanding monochromatic photos Whether you're a professional just venturing into black and white or a serious amateur, Creative Black & White will both educate and inspire you.

Black and White Digital Photography Photo Workshop

Author: Chris Bucher
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 1118090330
Release Date: 2011-04-04
Genre: Photography

How to create stunning black and white photos in a digital format Shooting pictures in black and white presents unique challenges for beginners and experienced digital photographers alike. A strong understanding of photography’s fundamentals is crucial to capturing great black and white images, and factors such as contrast and lighting are much more integral to black and white photography than to color. Black and White Digital Photography Photo Workshop teaches digital photographers the skills they need to master black and white photography. Focuses on the rules of photography and how they apply differently to black and white photography Offers guidance for properly uploading digital images to a computer Explains insider tips and tricks for using Photoshop and Lightroom to successfully enhance black and white images Black and white photography presents different challenges than color photography. In Black and White Digital Photography Photo Workshop, photographers learn how to identify great opportunities for black and white photographs and how to turn those opportunities into stunning monochrome images they can be proud to display.

Digital Maters B and W Printing

Author: George DeWolfe
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 1600591655
Release Date: 2009
Genre: Photography

George DeWolfe is a master of the fine print: he studied with photographic geniuses Ansel Adams and Minor White, and worked as a consultant to the most significant companies in the digital photography world. Now, he passes on his considerable expertise to all, in a breathtaking new DIGITAL MASTERS guide that combines artistic concepts for taking beautiful photographs with an array of practical techniques. With interest in black-and-white exploding, digital photographers will rush to take advantage of the knowledge he imparts.

The Photographer s Black and White Handbook

Author: Harold Davis
Publisher: The Monacelli Press, LLC
ISBN: 9781580934794
Release Date: 2017-04-18
Genre: Photography

The Photographer’s Black & White Handbook is your complete guide to making and processing stunning black and white photos in the digital era. You’ll find inspiration, ideas, techniques, and tools to use in your black and white photography, along with a soup-to-nuts workflow to take you from black and white pre-visualization through capture and post-production. Along the way you will lean over Harold’s shoulder as he travels to exciting photo destinations and creates stunning black and white imagery, explaining his creative and technical processes as he goes. This definitive guide includes: ■ How to see in black and white ■ Pre-visualization in digital photography ■ Understanding black and white composition ■ How to create your own black and white workflow ■ Black and white in ACR, Lightroom, and Photoshop ■ Using black and white plug-ins including Nik Silver Efex Pro and Topaz B&W Effects ■ Extending tonal range with multi-RAW processing and monochromatic HDR ■ Post-production techniques for working with dynamic range ■ Creative black and white special effects ■ Find out how to tone, tint, colorize, solarize, and simulate IR ■ Work with LAB to create unique black and white effects ■ Great tools for unleashing your photographic imagination ■ Beautiful photographs by Harold Davis chosen to inspire and guide you

Digital Black White Landscape Photography

Author:
Publisher: Amherst Media
ISBN: 9781608959228
Release Date: 2015-07-20
Genre: Photography

Landscape photography is a popular photographic genre—and for good reason. The great outdoors is an ever-ready subject. It is variable, as well; it is affected by changing light, decomposition, weather, human interaction, and myriad other factors. Its features range from natural to manmade elements—and many landscapes are comprised of both. Photographers who point their camera’s lens at a scene do so in an effort to communicate their feelings about the landscape. Rather than simply document the scene, they seek to capture the spirit of place—perhaps to tell a story or depict a mood. They aim to share with viewers the ways in which the scene speaks to them. Accomplishing these goals may seem simple at the outset, but the task is rife with challenges. In this book, Gary Wagner shows readers how to create powerful, evocative black & white landscape photographs filled with beautiful light, a full range of tones, and exquisite detail. Beginning with a look at the gear you’ll need to get the best-possible images, Wagner covers cameras, lens types, tripods, and filters. He then discusses the postproduction processes he uses to enhance his images, producing breathtaking photographic records of natural and man-altered locales. Following a run-through of the basic tenets of landscape photography, Wagner presents 60 of his favorite images for review. Readers will find images in six categories: (1) Lakes and Streams, (2) Trees and Rocks, (3) Coastal Seascapes, (4) Winter, and (5) Man-Altered Landscapes. This presentation model allows readers to focus on the aspects of landscape photography that most appeal to them or challenge them most. With each image presented, readers will learn the strategies that went into conceptualizing and creating the shot—from exposure, to composition, to postproduction, and more. With information on every aspect of creating striking, moving landscape images—from choosing gear, to studying light, to calculating ideal exposures, to composing images, to retouching/manipulating the images for breathtaking results, to setting up your workflow to ensure that the printed/output image meets the strictest criteria, this book will prove indispensable to photographers new to landscape photography or those seeking to take their image creation to a whole new level.

Mastering Portrait Photography

Author: Sarah Plater
Publisher: Ammonite Press
ISBN: 1781450854
Release Date: 2015-10-29
Genre:

Presenting an alternative to the formal, corporate-style poses of yesteryear, this book offers a modern, vibrant approach that aims to capture a moment in the lifestyle of the person or persons in the picture. Clear, concise text discusses the essential technical aspects of photography from choosing a camera and equipment to an appreciation of exposure, aperture, metering, shutter speed, depth of field and white balance settings, in addition to how natural light, color and movement affect a photograph. A guide to posing helps to ensure dynamic and arresting images. Along with advice on setting up a small studio at home, choice of backgrounds and using artificial light, there are hints and tips on pre-shoot preparations such as make-up, hair styling and suitable clothing for the subject of the portrait. Post-production techniques include skin retouching and color correction, plus a guide to printing options and presentation.

Portrait Mastery in Black White

Author: Tim Kelly
Publisher: Amherst Media
ISBN: 9781608958443
Release Date: 2015-01-19
Genre: Photography

Tim Kelly is a Master Photographer whose portrait work has inspired people in the portrait photography industry since the 1980s. His work has a classic, polished quality that beautifully depicts the personality of each subject, with no gimmicks. His style is reliant on careful camera technique, flawless lighting, and an uncanny ability to coax the most flattering-possible pose from every man, woman, and child who steps in front of his camera. In this book, Tim Kelly presents 60 of his most impressive and diverse black & white portrait images of men, women, children, and groups. For each of the sixty images, readers will get a deconstructive look at every aspect of building the image, from the ground up. Kelly will discuss the creative concept behind his images and share the gear, exposure, lighting, and posing strategies he learned to create gorgeous black & white portraiture with an exquisite tonal range, beautiful, form-flattering highlights and shadows, and both refined and comfortable poses that invite the viewer to study the image frame. This book contains all of the information you need to create standout black & white portraiture–from conceptualization, to posing and lighting, to postproduction and printing options.