Tag: white

Retrographic: The world’s most iconic black & white images brought to life in color

There’s an incredibly talented online community of colorization enthusiasts and professional retouchers who spend their free time bringing iconic black-and-white photography to life in color. You typically find their work on Facebook, Reddit, or occasionally featured on photo blogs, but we’ve never seen it published in any official printed capacity we’d want to display on […]

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10 Reasons to Shoot for Black and White

That’s deliberate—‘for’ black and white—-not ‘in’, because digital has reversed the decisions and choice that used to accompany this, the most traditional form of photography. Even acknowledging a newish specialist trend toward monochrome sensors, digital black and white starts with the color information collected by the Bayer filter in front of the sensor, and this […]

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Black and White Photography Tips

Note: If you miss this you might be sad! Only 2 days left for the 5 Day Photography Deal It is often believed that good photos are ones with beautiful colors. However, there are other forms of photography such as black and white, monochromatic, infrared etc. There is much more than simple, shining colors in […]

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How to Turn a White Wall Into a Black Background for Photos

You might think that if you want a dark background in your photos, you need to be shooting with a, well, dark background. However, the beauty of lighting and exposure is that with a proper setup, you can turn even a white wall into a dark background. This helpful video will show you the basics […]

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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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