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By Michael Freeman

Photographers all over have come to belief Ilex's box courses because the final in moveable picture services. choked with useful wisdom and all written through professional expert photographers, those convenient titles have offered thousands of copies all over the world. during this quantity, well known photographer Michael Freeman addresses one in every of photography's most well liked- and demanding- components: black and white. With suggestion on lights, capturing, conversion and post-production, this is often knowledge that no photographer can manage to pay for to be with no.

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The removal of color further keeps the attention on the outline of these old Shanghai roofs. THE BLACK & WHITE TRADITION 45 LIMITS OF SHAPE Above: An image, taken in Iceland, that works perfectly Below: A cropped detail showing two ill effects from well in color or black and white, though differently. The black and white is arguably stronger, at least when processed this way for good contrast, with the shape of the fencing and white church emphasized. over-sharpening (in the right-hand image). One of these is haloing around the edges, particularly noticeable around the horse’s ears; the other is an exaggeration of noise in the shadows of the horse and rider.

Creative Choices PARTLY COLORED IMAGE The Photographer’s Choice V 34 iewed from the perspective of the first half of the twentieth century, it seems completely reasonable that photographers would think of black and white as normal. Color in its earliest forms, such as Autochrome, and then the revolutionary Kodachrome, was understandably considered exotic, even threatening. But once color chemistry had matured, it was inevitable that it would take over photography almost completely. The gradual change in the status of black-and-white photography came about as much because of how images are used and distributed as by the possibility of shooting in color.

Color in its earliest forms, such as Autochrome, and then the revolutionary Kodachrome, was understandably considered exotic, even threatening. But once color chemistry had matured, it was inevitable that it would take over photography almost completely. The gradual change in the status of black-and-white photography came about as much because of how images are used and distributed as by the possibility of shooting in color. Until very recently, when photography has become fully democratic and open to almost everyone, professional and commercial needs were very influential.

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