Understanding Digital Black and White Photography: Art and Techniques

Understanding Digital Black and White Photography: Art and Techniques

by Tim Savage

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Overview


Black and white photography can deliver images with levels of beauty and impact that are sometimes lost or diluted by the presence of color. This practical book is written for readers with a passion for monochrome photography, who wish to use digital photography to match and exceed the level of control and finish that was possible with film. With visual examples throughout, it systematically teaches skills that underpin photographic creativity, from capture to digital development, before considering a range of outputs and finishes.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781785001970
Publisher: Crowood Press, The
Publication date: 05/01/2017
Pages: 208
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.60(d)

About the Author


Tim Savage is a photographer, artist, teacher, and writer. He is the author of Understanding Your Digital Camera.

Table of Contents

1 An Introduction to Digital Black and White Photography 7

2 Understanding Equipment 27

3 Understanding Capture (Camera Settings) 39

4 Understanding Exposure for a Black and White Output 53

5 Understanding the Digital Image File 61

6 Understanding Post-Production: Software 67

7 Understanding General Image Processing Within Adobe Lightroom 77

8 Understanding Post-Production: Fine Tuning in Lightroom 93

9 Understanding the Advantages of Adobe Photoshop 105

10 Understanding Photoshop for Selective/Local Image Adjustments 121

11 Understanding Black And White High Dynamic Range (HDR) Photography 131

12 Understanding the Zone System Within a Digital Workflow 143

13 Understanding Output: Screen 169

14 Understanding Output: Printing 181

Glossary 202

Index 207

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