By John Beardsworth
Electronic photographers can now reach the long-lasting fantastic thing about black-and-white images of their personal paintings! There’s extra to monochrome than simply discarding the colour in Photoshop, yet many books easily deal with it as an afterthought. now not this one! John Beardsworth teaches each significant approach to creating a colour photo black and white, and explains what sort of photos are top, and why. either formidable newbies and complex lovers will how you can in achieving the richest tonal intensity and stability, use black and white to interpret the topic for the viewer, reproduce historical and darkroom strategies, upload artistic and lighting tricks, and convey exhibition-quality prints.
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Worse still, color channel data is lost so you can't come back and fine tune your work at a later date. Today's best conversion techniques let you creatively exploit the image's color channel information and fine-tune the mono conversion. You can make the conversion separate the colors, so greens and reds might be distinguished by differing shades of gray. In Calculations, we saw one example of how channel manipulation could vary the background's brightness relative INDIVIDUAL CHANNELS On the following pages we are going to When I start a black-and-white examine the main techniques that are conversion, I almost always begin by applicable today.
The preset, the camera will capture a control-like the one for your TV-into This infrared filter fits into a filter the lens. Check the LCD and see if the holder while others are available which sensor has captured an image. screw directly onto the lens. black-and-white picture, though a slight color cast often remains. Left: The infrared image will often show a red or purple color cast before image processing. -- D A INFRARED: DIGITAL CAPTURE CONTINUED a , Unless your camera body has been converted for infrared, IR photography usually means using a tripod.
A 46 THE DIGITAL DARKROOM 1-CONVERTING TO BLACK AND WHITE Red: Ctrl/O+l .. which make up the color image. Each My initial diagnosis of this picture see three alternative interpretations of image is different. Looking at the is that the Green channel produces the the photograph. There are times when examples below, the Blue channel best overall conversion, but the face this completely changes how you picture shows the man's face is very works better with the Red channel, so initially intended to compose your black dark in that channel, while the I need a second adjustment layer.
Advanced Digital Black & White Photography (A Lark Photography Book) by John Beardsworth