Join Bryan O'Neil Hughes for an in-depth discussion in this video Shooting with black and white in mind, part of Black and White with Lightroom and Photoshop.
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- I mentioned that when you're shooting in black and white,…you wanna make sure that you think in black and white.…It might be tempting to put your camera in a mode…so that it records a black and white image,…but you absolutely don't wanna do that.…That color information is really important.…It's gonna be really important in the editing process,…but it's also entirely possible that you might decide…that you wanted a color image.…It's a lot easier to discard that information in software,…than in the camera,…so make sure you don't shoot in a black and white mode…in your camera.…
The one exception to this would be…like a mexi-camera devoted…just to black and white photography,…and it does that exceptionally well.…It works like the old film thinking, but i'm guessing…you probably don't have that, I know I don't.…A couple other things you should know about…shooting in black and white,…and best practices, in general.…You wanna make certain that, especially in the case…where you're shooting fine art photography,…or landscapes, just like with color,…
- Why black and white?
- Shooting with black and white in mind
- Preparing color images
- Black-and-white mixing and adding toning
- Utilizing presets effectively
- Creating black-and-white HDR images with Lightroom and Photoshop
- Taking advantage of black-and-white adjustment layers
- Adjusting the toning of images
- Working with the Silver Efex plugin
- Converting to black and white on the go