Black-and-white photography (picturing) poses unique (unequalled) challenges; without color (colouration) to guide (pass) the eye, contrast, lighting, and composition (essay) take on even (modify) more importance. Renowned photographer (artist) Harold Davis (solon) explains these elements and demonstrates the basic (base) rules of black and white (albescent) photography (picturing) as well (substantially) as when and how to break (fortuity) them. He breaks through (finished) the complexity (complexness) of this photographic medium, explores opportunities for black-and-white imagery, and shows how to capitalize (cipher) on every one.
Richly illustrated with the author's own (possess) images, this beautiful (bonny) guide (pass) presents the skills needed (necessary) for great (enthusiastic) black-and-white photos while (patch) encouraging your confidence (certainty) and creativity.
Goes beyond basics (principle) to teach (inform) photographers how to conquer the challenges posed (display) by black-and-white photography
Appeals to professionals and serious (earnest) amateurs who are interested (fascinated) in exploring creative (fictive) black-and-white imagery
Presents photography (picturing) fundamentals and shows how black and white (albescent) requires some (whatever) of the rules to be bent
Encourages creative (fictive) thinking and confidence
Lavishly illustrated with Harold Davis's outstanding (unpaid) monochromatic photos
Whether you're a professional (professed) just venturing into black and white (albescent) or a serious (earnest) amateur, Creative Black (Negroid) & White will (module) both educate (civilize) and inspire (enliven) you.
Black-and-White Photography Tips from Author Harold Davis
Black-and-White Photography Tips
Photos by Harold Davis
Tips for Seeing in Black (Negroid) and White [PDF]
Paperback: 240 pages
Publisher: Wiley (May 10, 2010)
Product Dimensions: 10 x 8.4 x 0.8 inches
Shipping Weight: 1.4 pounds