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Harold Davis Creative Black & White (2nd Edition): Digital Photography Tips and Techniques

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Black-and-white photography poses unique challenges; without color to guide the eye, contrast, lighting, and composition take on even more importance. In Creative Black and White, 2nd Edition, renowned photographer Harold Davis explains these elements and demonstrates the basic rules of black and white photography, as well as when and how…

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Black-and-white photography poses unique challenges; without color to guide the eye, contrast, lighting, and composition take on even more importance. In Creative Black and White, 2nd Edition, renowned photographer Harold Davis explains these elements and demonstrates the basic rules of black and white photography, as well as when and how to break them. He breaks through the complexity of this photographic medium, explores opportunities for black-and-white imagery, and shows how to capitalize on each and every one of them. This new, revised, and expanded edition brings the tools up to date with extended sections on monochrome in Lightroom, Photoshop, and related plugins.

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

 

Additional information

Date Published

07/23/2019

ISBN

9781681984964

Publisher

Rocky Nook

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