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Creative Black-And-White Photography: Advanced Camera and Darkroom Techniquesby Bernhard J Suess
Synopses & Reviews
More than a practical guide to creating memorable images, this is an inspirational tool for photographers seeking to raise their work to new creative heights.
The logical follow-up to Suess's well-received Mastering Black-and-White Photography takes experienced photographers to still higher levels of instruction, where the how and why of creating successful photos are fully explored. Complex photographic techniques are explained in lucid language and fully illustrated. Detailed information is included on the history, choice and use of film, filters, lenses and darkroom equipment. Many sophisticated printing techniques are reviewed, including the latest information on digital imaging and illustrated comparisons of the techniques.
Book News Annotation:
This book's goal is to make complex technical aesthetic problems easy to understand and master. Suess, a professional photographer and photography instructor, covers areas such as film exposure, development control, camera filters, print contrast, dodging and burning, bleaching, and digital imaging. Includes 80-plus b&w photographs which trace the evolution of images from idea to the final print. Intended as a reference for working professionals or as a text for a college or adult level basic photography course. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (email@example.com)
Includes bibliographical references (p. 177) and index.
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