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Using the exercise files

From: Foundations of Photography: Black and White

Video: Using the exercise files

In addition to all of this black-and- white instruction, you as a lynda.com Premium subscriber, or owner of the DVD version of this course, you also get to download exercise files to go with these courses that are up on the lynda.com web site. And what do you want to do is just download as we go from the appropriate folders. So if you are watching movie 4.5, you'll find in here an exercise file. Download this to somewhere on your computer where you can get to it easily, maybe your desktop or your Pictures folder or something like that.

Using the exercise files

In addition to all of this black-and- white instruction, you as a lynda.com Premium subscriber, or owner of the DVD version of this course, you also get to download exercise files to go with these courses that are up on the lynda.com web site. And what do you want to do is just download as we go from the appropriate folders. So if you are watching movie 4.5, you'll find in here an exercise file. Download this to somewhere on your computer where you can get to it easily, maybe your desktop or your Pictures folder or something like that.

This is the same file that I will be using in the movies, so you can follow along if you want. You will find a couple of these folders, just have a readme file and then that says, sorry there is no exercise file for this. That's just to kind of help you stay organized and know what movie we're watching and so on and so forth. So grab those and follow along and you'll probably have an easier time understanding what it is we're talking about.

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Foundations of Photography: Black and White

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Ben Long
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  1. 8m 25s
    1. Welcome
      1m 24s
    2. Why black and white?
      5m 12s
    3. Suggested prerequisites
      53s
    4. Using the exercise files
      56s
  2. 19m 43s
    1. Is it really black and white?
      1m 9s
    2. How gray corresponds to color
      4m 38s
    3. The medium of black and white
      3m 5s
    4. The vocabulary of black and white
      4m 46s
    5. The physiology of black and white
      2m 22s
    6. How a camera's image sensor captures an image
      3m 43s
  3. 32m 46s
    1. Preparing the camera
      3m 34s
    2. Light revisited
      6m 3s
    3. Seeing in black and white
      2m 21s
    4. Taking a black-and-white expedition
      1m 17s
    5. Finding and shooting a black-and-white image
      11m 14s
    6. Shooting a tone-based subject
      2m 0s
    7. Exposing for black and white
      6m 17s
  4. 1h 38m
    1. The nature of grayscale images
      3m 33s
    2. Converting to black and white using Photoshop CS4 or CS5
      6m 17s
    3. More about the Black & White dialog box
      3m 19s
    4. Converting to black and white using Black & White adjustment layers
      3m 55s
    5. Converting to black and white in Camera Raw
      4m 5s
    6. Making an advanced tonal correction
      17m 33s
    7. Doing more tonal corrections
      14m 6s
    8. Calming down highlights
      10m 4s
    9. Vignetting
      8m 58s
    10. The trestle images
      2m 39s
    11. Handling tricky skies
      2m 43s
    12. Doing a selective black-and-white conversion
      2m 23s
    13. Toning
      1m 19s
    14. Split-toning
      2m 19s
    15. High-key and low-key images
      2m 32s
    16. Diffusion
      4m 40s
    17. Using Nik Software's Silver Efex Pro 2 plug-in
      7m 46s
  5. 24m 14s
    1. Selecting a printer
      5m 17s
    2. Preparing the image for print
      8m 30s
    3. Configuring the Print dialog
      5m 9s
    4. Evaluating a print
      5m 18s
  6. 43s
    1. Goodbye
      43s

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