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Creative Black and White (Digital Photography Tips and Techniques)

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Overview

Learn to master the unique challenges of black and white photography, and create high-quality, beautiful images!

In this newly revised and expanded classic guide to black and white photography, renowned photographer Harold Davis breaks through the mystery of digital monochrome. Using more than 200 of his own stunning fully-captioned monochromatic images to illustrate, Davis walks you through the visual ideas that work well with black and white. He shares the technical approaches that you can use to create high-quality monochromatic photos.

With Creative Black & White you'll discover a deeper appreciation for what you can accomplish when taking portraits, landscapes, night photos, close-ups, and more. This book provides both inspiration and technical instruction. You may never photograph the world in quite the same way again!

Learn to see and think in black and white:
    • Convert RAW files to black and white
    • Use color information to create black and white photos in Lightroom and Photoshop
    • Create monochromatic images using multi-RAW processing and HDR
    • Learn how to apply solarization, tinting, toning, and other special effects
    • Complete exposure data and the story behind every photo

TABLE OF CONTENTS

THE MONOCHROMATIC VISION
    Past, Present, and Future
    Thinking in Black and White
    Contrast
    Color Implied
    The Tonal Landscape
    Visual Implication
    Seeing in Black and White
    Pre-Visualization Techniques
    Black and White Composition
    Framing
    Patterns and Lines
    Shape and Form
    High Key
    Low Key
    Shades of Gray
    Finding Monochromatic Subjects
    Black and White at Night
    Photographing People
    Portraiture in Black and White

BLACK AND WHITE IN THE DIGITAL ERA
    Digital Black and White Roadmap
    The RAW Advantage
    Black and White in Adobe Camera RAW
    Black and White in Lightroom
    Grayscale Conversion Using Presets
    HSL Conversion
    Exposure Gradients and Adjustments
    Exporting Virtual Copies into Photoshop as Layers
    Multiple Layers and Masking in Photoshop
    Multi-RAW Processing in Photoshop
    Black and White in Photoshop
    Blending with Black
    Using the Channel Mixer
    Black & White Adjustment Layers
    Silver Efex Pro
    Topaz B&W Effects
    OnOne Perfect B&W
    The Digital Analog to the Analog Zone System
    Combining Conversions in Photoshop

CREATIVE BLACK AND WHITE OPPORTUNITIES
    Lighting and Monochromatic Photos
    Creating High-Key Effects
    Creating Low-Key Effects
    HDR in Black and White
    Shooting for HDR
    Using HDR Software
    Toning and Tinting
    Tinting with a Black & White Adjustment Layer
    Split Toning
    The Ansel Adams Effect
    Selective Color
    Hand Coloring
    Using LAB Color
    Inverting the L Channel
    Equalizing LAB Channels
    Swapping Tonalities
    Using Blending Modes
    LAB Inversions
    Soft Focus
    Adding Soft Focus
    Pinhole Effect
    Solarization
    Using Curves to Solarize an Image
    Simulating the Blossfeldt Effect
    Duotone and Tritone Effects
    Adding and Reducing Noise
    Film Effects
    Infrared Camera Conversions
    Infrared Conversion without an IR Camera
    Creating X-Ray Images

MOBILE BLACK AND WHITE
    Black and White using a Cell Phone Camera
    Working with Snapseed
    Toward a Monochromatic Mobile Workflow

    Notes and Resources
    Glossary
    Index

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  • Product Details

    Author:
    Harold Davis
    Format:
    Paperback
    Pages:
    320
    Publisher:
    Rocky Nook (July 23, 2019)
    Language:
    English
    ISBN-13:
    9781681984964
    ISBN-10:
    1681984962
    Dimensions:
    7.5" x 9.25"
    Case Pack:
    16
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