The Photographer s Black and White HandbookThe Photographer s Black and White Handbook



... three subjects are tackled in The Photographers Black & While Handbook, this chapter takes aim at the first two: finding monochromatic subject matter, and using this subject matter to create striking black and white compositions.

Author: Harold Davis

Publisher: The Monacelli Press, LLC

ISBN: 9781580934794

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Page: 241

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The Photographer’s Black & White Handbook is your complete guide to making and processing stunning black and white photos in the digital era. You’ll find inspiration, ideas, techniques, and tools to use in your black and white photography, along with a soup-to-nuts workflow to take you from black and white pre-visualization through capture and post-production. Along the way you will lean over Harold’s shoulder as he travels to exciting photo destinations and creates stunning black and white imagery, explaining his creative and technical processes as he goes. This definitive guide includes: ■ How to see in black and white ■ Pre-visualization in digital photography ■ Understanding black and white composition ■ How to create your own black and white workflow ■ Black and white in ACR, Lightroom, and Photoshop ■ Using black and white plug-ins including Nik Silver Efex Pro and Topaz B&W Effects ■ Extending tonal range with multi-RAW processing and monochromatic HDR ■ Post-production techniques for working with dynamic range ■ Creative black and white special effects ■ Find out how to tone, tint, colorize, solarize, and simulate IR ■ Work with LAB to create unique black and white effects ■ Great tools for unleashing your photographic imagination ■ Beautiful photographs by Harold Davis chosen to inspire and guide you

The Black and White HandbookThe Black and White Handbook



THE BLACK WHITE AND HANDBOOK Roger Hicks and Frances Schultz BLACK AND WHITE FILM has always held a compelling attraction for amateur and professional photographers alike . With its ability to capture a great range of subtle tones ...

Author: Roger Hicks

Publisher:

ISBN: 0715305727

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Page: 232

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A complete guide to creating memorable photos in black and white Covers every aspect of developing and printing, as well as retouching, toning and presentation. B/W photos.

Creative Garden PhotographyCreative Garden Photography



The section on black and white photography in this book relies on and is greatly expanded in two books of mine, The Photographers Black & White Handbook (Monicelli Press, 2017), and Creative Black & White, 2nd Edition (Rocky Nook, ...

Author: Harold Davis

Publisher: Rocky Nook, Inc.

ISBN: 9781681985633

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Page: 360

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Make great photos of flowers, gardens, landscapes and the beautiful world around us

Gardens are everywhere, all around us. In this long-awaited guide to garden photography, noted botanical photographer and author Harold Davis tackles the subject of garden photography with an expansive brush. In this book, you’ll find techniques for photographing extreme macro subjects while becoming a better landscape photographer. From tiny flowers to vast landscapes, your photography can be enhanced using the techniques you will discover in Creative Garden Photography.

What is a garden? The topic of garden photography encompasses a huge range of photographic styles and techniques that can be applied to almost any kind of photography. Learn to use this toolset from one of the acknowledged modern masters of photography.

    • Explore gardens, types of gardens, and how best to photograph them
    • Create stunning floral macros and high-key imagery
    • Learn techniques for adding impressionism to your photos
    • Use light and creative exposures to enhance your imagery
    • Master close-up focusing, depth-of-field, and focus stacking
    • Create your own custom field studio “in a bucket”
    • Complete exposure data and the story behind every photo

“My goal as a photography teacher and writer about photography is to inspire and to help you become the best and most creative photographer and image-maker that you can be.”
—Harold Davis

“Harold Davis’s etherial floral arrangements have a purity and translucence that borders on the spiritual.”
Popular Photo Magazine

“Davis is a pioneer and a new art form—part photographer, part digital illusionist.”
Rangefinder Magazine

“Harold Davis’s Creative Photography series is a great way to start a photography library.”
PhotoFidelity



TABLE OF CONTENTS

INTRODUCTION

ENTERING THE GARDEN
Understanding Gardens
Garden Styles and Purposes
Different Kinds of Garden Photography
Garden Purpose and Design Informs Photography


OF LIGHT AND GARDEN
Sunrise, Sunset, Blue Hours, Golden Hour

ON LOCATION: THE ROMANTIC GARDEN, SCHWETZINGEN AT SUNRISE, GERMANY

ON THE IPHONE: SNAPSEED

USING A TRIPOD
Using a Tripod for More Creative Options
Tripods for Garden Photography: Materials, Legs, Types of Heads
Tripod Tips and Tricks


BLENDING EXPOSURES TO EXTEND RANGE

BLACK AND WHITE IN THE GARDEN
Photographing the Zen Garden

ON LOCATION: IMPERIAL GARDENS OF OLD NARA, JAPAN

CONVERTING TO BLACK AND WHITE

IMPRESSIONISTIC PHOTOGRAPHY
Camera in Motion
Subject in Motion with Camera Stationary
Creative Exposures
In-Camera Multiple Exposures
Post-Production


ON LOCATION: PHOTOGRAPHING MONET'S GIVERNY, FRANCE

ON THE IPHONE: WATERLOGUE

FOCUSING ON REPETITION
Compositions with Repeating Garden Elements and Patterned Spaces
Best Practices in Focus
Depth of Field


ON LOCATION: THE PARC DE SCEAUX, FRANCE

FOCUS STACKING

DRAGONFLIES, BEES, AND WASPS
Stopping Motion
Getting Close
Dealing with Those that Sting
Auxiliary Lighting: Reflectors, Macro Strobes, LED Lighting


WATER DROPS AND SPIDER WEBS
Refractions in Close-Up Photography
Spider-Web Studio


MACRO PHOTOGRAPHY GEAR

GARDENS OF THE MIND

PRINTING GARDEN PHOTOS

NOTES & RESOURCES
Off-Beat Garden Photography Tools
Places to Practice Garden Photography
Recommended iPhone Apps for Garden Photography
iPhone Workflow
ImageBlender


NOTES AND RESOURCES
GLOSSARY
INDEX

Photographic PossibilitiesPhotographic Possibilities



The Black and White Handbook: The Ultimate Guide to Monochrome Techniques. New York: Sterling Publishing, 1997. Stone, Jim. Darkroom Dynamics: A Guide to Creative Darkroom Techniques. Boston, MA: Focal Press, 1985.

Author: Robert Hirsch

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9781136090547

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Page: 283

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Photographic Possibilities, Second Edition continues to provide a reliable source of techniques and ideas for the use of alternative and contemporary photographic processes that photographers have come to depend on. Professional photographers and advanced students seeking to increase their skills will discover modern and classic methods of creating and manipulating images. This practical guide integrates technical methods with the aesthetic outcome. It offers readers clear, step-by-step instructions on historic and on contemporary processes that integrate both the technical information and t.

New Dimensions in Photo ProcessesNew Dimensions in Photo Processes



A Step-by-step Manual in Alternative Photography Laura Blacklow ... Handbook ofAlternative Photographic Processes. ... Mostly about black-and-white photography, but chapters on toning, widely used alternative processes, and altering ...

Author: Laura Blacklow

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

ISBN: 9780240807898

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Page: 328

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Clear instructions and step-by-step photographs teach you how to mix chemicals and apply light-sensitive emulsions by hand, how to create imagery in and out of the darkroom, how to translocate Polaroid photos and magazine and newspaper pictures, and how to alter black-and-white photographs. Four color throughout for the first time, this redesigned fourth edition of New Dimensions in Photo Processes beautifully highlights the work of internationally known artists such as Robert Rauschenberg, Todd Walker, and most recently Doug and Mike Starn. An invaluable list of supply sources (including e-mail addresses) from throughout North America and Europe is included at the end of the book. Landscape layout allows for easy readability in the lab! * Now in a new landscape design with beautiful full color images throughout * Learn about digital methods of color separation and making negatives * Clear instructions and step-by-step photographs make learning new processes easy