Following are 27 beautiful black and white portraits to inspire you to take some portraits this week – enjoy! Click on images to learn more about it and the photographer behind it on their Flickr page.
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Ever wondered how the professional photographers get those dreamy black and white or sepia toned images? Wonder why yours come out looking dull and flat looking? I’m going to give you 3 tips to help you do better black and white conversions using Adobe Lightroom, and solve that problem! Today’s cameras are pretty smart, and [...]
In this post DPS reader Mike Littlehale shares some tips on creating high contrast black and white images in Photoshop. For those of you who still appreciate a high contrast black & white photo, taking advantage of Lightroom 2’s developing features can give you results much better than any auto converter can. If you have [...]
Ok guys, I know what you’re thinking. “What’s the point?” “Conversions can happen after the fact in post.” “Shooting in color gives you more options after the fact.” While all these arguments have validity in their own right, there are a few reasons you may just want to consider shooting your black and whites in [...]
The Gradient Maps tool has a serious side in creating custom black and white conversions and a more frivolous one in adding color to an image. I’ll show you how to use it for both purposes. Before we start a word about how the Gradient Map works. It is an adjustment so you can find [...]
Even with the incredible ranges of colors available to digital photographers and illustrators, there is still something magical and sophisticated about the stark simplicity of a black and white image. The lack of color allows the viewer to focus on elements like shadows and highlights without the distraction of color interactions. Black and white photos [...]