Once the photographer's only option, black-and-white imagery today offers a creative opportunity. Without the distraction of color, the essential elements of texture, tone, shape, and composition become the building blocks of the image. If you've considered exploring the creative possibilities of black and white, this book gives you not only the necessary tools and guidance, but also the inspiration to venture into a new and exciting monochromatic world.
Learn to see opportunities for stunning black-and-white images
Discover how photography basics apply to black and white
Make optimum use of camera settings and filters
Develop your sensitivity to shadow, contrast, and highlights
Enhance your images when processing, and explore innovative effects
This is a great book not only for black and white but can help with your color images too!
I'm an amateur photographer. I've been shooting for about 2 years using a Nikon D5100. This is a very good book for people that have basic knowledge of photography or for... Read morePublished 5 months ago by MichaelB
This book is mostly a basic manual for digital camera use. It doesn't give much instruction for those wishing to better their black and white digital prints, and that is why I... Read morePublished 6 months ago by Edward Hoffman
Black and white photos are an experience. When you take out the distraction of color, you focus on the content. Read morePublished 8 months ago by Clarette Ziesman
My child read this book and tried techniques with her own camera. One of her black and white photos won in the youth division at the fair this year.Published 10 months ago by H. Rob Frohne
I'm glad I read Chris' book but would have liked to have seen a comparison of the color vs B&W image. Read morePublished 13 months ago by Mike
Full of very basic photography info and very little that specifically helped/taught black and white. Not what I was hoping.Published 13 months ago by Jeff Seely
I was a good film black & white photographer and needed the extra help this book gave me switching to digitalPublished 16 months ago by Mark St Clair
Although I have a ton of books on this subject,I've found this book has a place among them. the writer shares with you the basics,the advance technical details are great.Published 19 months ago by herman burnett