Tag: white

How to Convert to Black and White in Lightroom: 3 Techniques

A well executed black and white is hard to criticize. Filled with rich tonality and void of the distractions color can bring, it forces viewers to focus on basic elements, such as form and light. However, with the dawn of digital post processing, the simple process has become a bit more complicated than it once […]

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How to Use White Balance as a Creative Tool

White Balance is almost always used to match what colors our cameras detect to the colors we see with our eyes. Our brains are very good at managing how we see color. A sunny day looks warm and bright, but the actual color of the light is skewed heavily blue. Indoors, incandescent lights are notoriously […]

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Swimming with giants: Black and white whale portraiture by Jem Cresswell

Creativity showcase site My Modern Met recently interviewed Jem Cresswell, an Australian photographer who has just completed a project he calls Giants. The project is a series of portraits of humpback whales presented in black and white and offers an intimate look into the personalities and emotions of these ‘gentle giants.’ In the interview, Cresswell […]

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Adding Color to Your Black and White Photos Just Got Easier

We all know someone that has an older photo taken in black and white and many of us have seen those request to transform those photos into color. Converting old black and white photos to color may have just gotten easier with a new app. [ Read More ] Alex Ventura Click Here to Check […]

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Are Black And White Images Still Important?

This video describes the relevance and importance of black n white films. And all the points can be said for black and white photography. We mostly shoot in color, because we can. Our cameras give a very sharp photograph and the raw file gives us the ability to change it to make sure everything is […]

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How to Develop Black and White Film with Beer

What’s the best way for a photographer to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? By visiting the darkroom with a pint of Guinness in hand, of course! Believe it or not, it is possible to use warm beer to develop black and white film. As a part of his¬†One Year with Film Only¬†project, Vincent Moschetti describes in […]

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How to Create Good Black and White Portraits

The most difficult question I often ask myself is, “Do I convert this image to black and white or leave it in color?” This question is particularly difficult with people, because black and white portraits look really good. My go to rule is that if the colors in the image do not match, are not […]

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