By George Schaub
•Shows photographers how one can use electronic printing strategies to create masterful black-and-white images
•Digital printing is changing the darkroom-everyone who shoots in black and white must recognize those really good techniques
Everybody's capturing in black and white-for weddings, for studio paintings, for snap shots and kinfolk photographs, and something that appears nice with a vintage, documentary sort. electronic cameras enable you to shoot in black and white, yet many photographers are suffering to create the pointy, crisp, undying glance of significant photos during this medium. they want Amphoto's advisor to electronic Black and White Printing. From new electronic how you can practice conventional darkroom ideas (such as publicity, burning and dodging, and spotlight keep watch over) to dealing with duotones, hue saturation, or even "hand coloring" effects...it's all right here, in black and white.
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Amphotos Guide to Digital Black and White Printing: Techniques for Creating High Quality Prints by George Schaub