The Art of Black and White Development Class
Class Date: March 19, 2023
Time: 12pm - 3:30pm EST (class will be recorded and supplied to all who register for the class).
Learn how to create dramatic and compelling black and white images using a range of powerful Lightroom & Photoshop techniques.Many of the most powerful, memorable and effective photographs are black and white images. With digital photography though you can no longer take a great black and white photograph... but you can create one using the black and white photography techniques taught in this course. So if you're confused about which black and white conversion techniques to use, unsure about how to adjust the tonal range and balance of your black and white photos using curves and masks want to make more of your black and white portraits and you want to learn how to tone your black and white images this course is for you. What black and white photography techniques are you going to learn:* You're going to learn how to use a range of powerful flexible and non-destructive black and white conversion techniques. You're will learn which are the most useful and powerful e.g. the Channel Mixer and Black and White tool when to use one technique rather than another and which techniques to avoid (and why).
* You will learn how to evaluate the tonal range and tonal balance of an image and then how to make global and selective changes using adjustment layers selections masks and the Curves tool: four of the most powerful tools and techniques within Photoshop.
* You'll then learn how to use these tools and techniques to overcome some of the unique problems you'll face when converting your images to black and white including how to delineate your subject from the background how to work with tones to maximize detail and create stunning contrast and balance.
* You'll learn how to add unique and complex tones that will really bring your black and white images to life using luminosity masks and dodging & burning.
* You're going to learn how to embed all of these tools and techniques into a flexible powerful and repeatable workflow.