Synopses & Reviews
Digital photographers can now attain the enduring beauty of black-and-white photography in their own work! Theres more to monochrome than just discarding the color in Photoshop, but many books simply treat it as an afterthought. Not this one! John Beardsworth teaches every major method of making a color picture black and white, and explains what kind of images are best, and why. Both ambitious newcomers and advanced enthusiasts will learn how to achieve the richest tonal depth and balance, use black and white to interpret the subject for the viewer, reproduce historic and darkroom processes, add creative and special effects, and produce exhibition-quality prints.
Fans of black-and-white photography can bring their skills up-to-date with this revised and richly illustrated guide! Extremely popular in its first edition, it now includes information about the latest cameras and photographic technology, as well as new filters and software tools such as Adobe® Photoshop® 5.5. John Beardsworth explains how to think in monochrome, creatively convert pictures to B&W, fine-tune the monochrome image, and record expressive, eye-catching black-and-white interpretations.
About the Author
John Beardsworth is a London-based photographer and bestselling writer who has authored nearly a dozen books about black-and-white digital photography and about using digital processing programs such as Photoshop and Lightroom.