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Photographer Blends Animal Symbolisms with Stunning Black and White Urbanscapes …

Exposure Guide Photographer Blends Animal Symbolisms with Stunning Black and White Urbanscapes http://goo.gl/X56pAc Irish photographer Jason Mcgroarty is always striving for an element of the unexpected in his images. You might say he would rather that his work jolts you in a manner that would push you to think; rather than just present an aesthetically pleasing picture. That is exactly what he achieves in his series Totem. Read More at Exposure Guide

A message about the soul of jade written by a Chinese jade carver. White Jade Ri…

Magnum Photos A message about the soul of jade written by a Chinese jade carver. White Jade River, Hotan, Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region, China. Carolyn Drake. 2013. Available at the Magnum stand at @PhotoLondonFair at Somerset House, London, May 19-22. Tickets: photolondon.seetickets.com © #CarolynDrake/@MagnumPhotos #PhotoLondonFair16 Read More at Magnum Photos

Evocative Black and White Landscape Photos Shot in Vivid Detail

Exposure Guide Evocative Black and White Landscape Photos Shot in Vivid Detail http://goo.gl/DZfG7J Read More at Exposure Guide

White House Photographer Pete Souza On How He Captures Such Intimate Images of the President (VIDEO)

Shutterbug Magazine Must be a tough but incredibly fascinating job. White House Photographer Pete Souza On How He Captures Such Intimate Images of the President (VIDEO) Here’s an interesting video in which Chief White House Photographer Pete Souza explains how he makes such intimate images of President Obama who considers him a friend. In the past Souza was an Official White House Photographer for President Reagan and a freelancer for National Geographic. He also w… Read More at Shutterbug.com

How to Create Silky Split Toned Black and White Photos Using Luminosity Masks

Digital Photography School A technique for creating silky split toned Black and White images How to Create Silky Split Toned Black and White Photos Using Luminosity Masks In this slightly advanced tutorial, learn how you can use luminosity masks (and download a free PS Action to create them) to make silky smooth black and white images in Photoshop. Read More at Digital Photography School

Black and White Wildlife Photography Techniques

PictureCorrect Photography Tips “My favorite color is white and my favorite color is black.” Black and White Wildlife Photography Techniques David Yarrow, probably the most easily recognized names in wildlife photography, believes in what Andy Warhol said: “My favorite color is white and my favorite color is black.” In this interview with GMAX Studios, he shares some of his secrets: Proximity and Ground Level Perspective When it comes to… Read More at Picture Correct

Nature’s Powerful Energy Captured in Stunning Black and White Images While mos…

Exposure Guide Nature’s Powerful Energy Captured in Stunning Black and White Images http://goo.gl/zlsHng While most people get away as fast as they can from perilous storms, a few insane people run towards them. Landscape photographer Mitch Dobrowner is one such individual. He has had a passion for photography since he was a teenager growing up on Long Island, New York. Read More at Exposure Guide

January Photo Challenge: Fruits or Vegetables Against a White Backdrop | Popular Photography

Popular Photography Do you have a passion for food photography? Check out this month’s Photo Challenge! January Photo Challenge: Fruits or Vegetables Against a White Backdrop | Popular Photography By Stan Horaczek on Jan 14th, 2016 at 10:22am Photo by Rego Korosi The cold winter is upon us, which makes it a perfect time for an indoor photography project. This month, we’re asking you to shoot some fruit (or vegetables, but that doesn’t rhyme) against a white backdrop. It’s a […]

A Guide to Processing Your Own Black and White Film

Fstoppers Want to shoot and develop your own black and white film? Here’s how. A Guide to Processing Your Own Black and White Film If you’re just starting with film photography or are interested in it, processing your own film can seem a bit daunting, but it’s really not that hard, especially with black and white film. Furthermore, it can be immensely satisfying. This great video will show you everything you need to get up and…. Read More at Fstoppers

Split Toning Black and White Images in Lightroom

Digital Photography School Tips on Split Toning in Lightroom Split Toning Black and White Images in Lightroom It can at times seem difficult to make our images unique, or at the very least more interesting. During our workflow we sometimes even discard photos because we feel they aren’t interesting, or that we have failed at an exposure or composition. What we often forget is that we can actually make our… Read More at Digital Photography School

How to Use White Balance in Photography

PictureCorrect Photography Tips How to Use White Balance in Photography Every digital camera has a White Balance or Automatic White Balance (AWB) setting in the camera menu. But how many of us actually use it or even know what it is for? Fortunately, most manufacturers have the Automatic White Balance pre-set in their cameras when they are shipped out. So most consumers… Read More at Picture Correct

21 Dramatic Black and White Portraits ️

Digital Photography School 21 Dramatic Black and White Portraits ➡️ https://digital-photography-school.com/21-dramatic-black-and-white-portraits/ Read More at Digital Photography School

White Horse at Sunrise by Michael Stephan: #beautiful

500px White Horse at Sunrise by Michael Stephan: https://goo.gl/iF9MDB #beautiful Read More at 500px

Japan Camera Hunter Introduces Branded Film: JCH StreetPan 400 Black and White

Popular Photography Not often we get to write about a new film! Congratulations to Japan Camera Hunter on the announcement! Japan Camera Hunter Introduces Branded Film: JCH StreetPan 400 Black and White Japan Camera Hunter now has a signature branded black and white film Read More at Popular Photography

How to Convert Images to Black and White and Add a Color Tint in Photoshop

Digital Photography School How to create a monotone image from your images (with a hint of color). How to Convert Images to Black and White and Add a Color Tint in Photoshop So why would you bother with black and white imagery when we live in a world full of color? There are many reasons why, but a simple answer is that a black and white image can be quite powerful. A close up of a man’s or woman’s face, […]

How to Create Good Black and White Portraits

Digital Photography School Is there anything as good as a beautiful black and white portrait? Here’s some tips on making them. How to Create Good Black and White Portraits Here are some practical tips to help you create better black and white portraits. Read More at Digital Photography School

5 Tips for Making Beautiful Black and White Portraits ️

Digital Photography School 5 Tips for Making Beautiful Black and White Portraits ➡️ https://digital-photography-school.com/tips-better-black-and-white-portraits/ Read More at Digital Photography School

How to Change White in to Any Color in Photoshop

Fstoppers This is a great Photoshop trick to know. How to Change White in to Any Color in Photoshop Being able to change colors in post can give you a lot of creative control and save a headache when shooting. One difficulty, however, is changing anything that’s why. In this video, PHLEARN show you how to do that quickly and easily. Read More at Fstoppers

Our October 2016 “Black & White” issue is out with a classic image by street pho…

Shutterbug Magazine Our October 2016 “Black & White” issue is out with a classic image by street photographer extraordinaire Jill Freedman! Subscribe to Shutterbug here: http://bit.ly/1rgpJie Read More at Shutterbug.com

See Douglas Friedman’s Mesmerizing Moving Portraits from the White House Correspondents’ Dinner

Popular Photography What do you think of these dreamy, animated photo booth pictures of celebrities? Is this the new photobooth trend? See Douglas Friedman’s Mesmerizing Moving Portraits from the White House Correspondents’ Dinner High quality GIFs make their cameo in the Vanity Fair pop-up portrait studio during the 2016 White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Read More at Popular Photography

Powerful Black and White Photos of the African Wildlife Jaco Marx has two very…

Exposure Guide Powerful Black and White Photos of the African Wildlife http://goo.gl/jq5o4B Jaco Marx has two very unrelated occupations. He is a dental surgeon and is also a passionate photographer and conservationist. Marx lives in central South Africa, and spends much of his leisure time taking pictures of the African wilderness. Given the majesty of the place, the results are nothing short of stunning. Read More at Exposure Guide

How to get the best contrast and most detail when developing your own black & white film

DIYPhotography Do you develop your own film? Have you tried stand developing? How to get the best contrast and most detail when developing your own black & white film The World of analog photography keeps surprising me every day a bit more! I recently read about a technique called Stand Development so I have decided to try it myself. For those of who never heard of it before, let me explain you the differences between a normal development process. When […]

Underwater Photographer Makes Incredible Images of Great White Sharks Above & Below the Surface

Shutterbug Magazine “We’re going to need a bigger boat.” Underwater Photographer Makes Incredible Images of Great White Sharks Above & Below the Surface ©Alex Suh California-based photographer/diver Alex Suh is someone you could conservatively describe as “fearless.” He has a passion for the ocean, and as you might suspect from his amazing images, he says he has always been fascinated with sharks—particularly the Great White. Read More at Shutterbug.com

Official White House photographer for Donald Trump announced: Shealah Craighead

DIYPhotography Was it an obvoius choice? Official White House photographer for Donald Trump announced: Shealah Craighead After some rumours and speculations, the new Presidential photographer has finally been announced. Obama’s photographer Pete Souza left the White House, and the one to replace him and work with Donald Trump is Shealah Craighead. She is a photojournalist who already has the history of photogra… Read More at DIY Photography

Surreal Landscapes that are Beautifully Shot in Black and White A collection …

Exposure Guide Surreal Landscapes that are Beautifully Shot in Black and White http://goo.gl/LxZKHk A collection of the monochrome images of British photographer Andy Lee, who works out of Pembroke all depict dramatic and surreal landscapes that are beautifully shot in black and white. Lee skillfully makes use of contrasts, from stark whites and the blackest black, along with countless hues of gray in between for his work. Read More at Exposure Guide

How to Split Tone Black and White Photos in Lightroom

Digital Photography School These four photos are processed identically apart from the toning treatment. The colour makes a huge difference to the appearance and emotional impact of each image. Here’s how to do it. How to Split Tone Black and White Photos in Lightroom Toning originated as a darkroom process designed to extend the longevity of black and white prints. Photographers did so using chemical toners such as sepia, selenium and gold. Toners work by removing silver from the print […]

How to get sharp, crisp, black & white photos when shooting with film

DIYPhotography You can get very fine grain detailed shots even with medium speed film. How to get sharp, crisp, black & white photos when shooting with film If you want sharp black and white images with fine grain, then you are on the right page my friend! I’m a bit of a freak in terms of image quality and I love very detailed photos. That’s why I’ve been searching for a good combination of film and developer to obtain the […]

The Trump White House Doesn’t Care About Photos or Video

Fstoppers Does President Trump not care about good work or using photos properly? The Trump White House Doesn’t Care About Photos or Video Two days after Donald Trump’s inauguration, I posted a tweet about his use of a low-resolution, potentially unlicensed image being used as his header image on his preferred weapon of choice, Twitter. On technical and professional levels, it was a fail (you can see it at the top of this article). I… Read More at Fstoppers

3 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid When Shooting on a White Background

Digital Photography School Shooting on a white background? Here’s 3 mistakes to avoid. 3 Rookie Mistakes to Avoid When Shooting on a White Background Read this tutorial and learn how to avoid the most common beginner mistakes when shooting on a pure white background. Read More at Digital Photography School

Black and white perfection. Photo by Philipp Götze: #architecture

500px Black and white perfection. Photo by Philipp Götze: https://goo.gl/0CKV7c #architecture Read More at 500px

The History of White House Presidential Photographers

PictureCorrect Photography Tips “Proven skill is the one thing that ties them all together.” The History of White House Presidential Photographers Would you ever want to be the official White House photographer? John F. Kennedy was the first President to have a full-time photographer during his time in the White House. Since then, only Jimmy Carter declined to keep an official photographer on hand during his years as President. Presidential ph… Read More at Picture Correct

Watch This: Grace Rawson and the Fading Art of Hand-Coloring Black and White Photographs

Popular Photography This amazing art form has almost completely died out. Watch This: Grace Rawson and the Fading Art of Hand-Coloring Black and White Photographs Grace Rawson has been hand-coloring photographs since the 1950s. Read More at Popular Photography

This quietly beautiful image of Antartica by Robert White is our Photo of the Da…

Shutterbug Magazine This quietly beautiful image of Antartica by Robert White is our Photo of the Day. Read about it here: http://bit.ly/2hgZkHO Read More at Shutterbug.com

Interesting Photo of the Day: Great White Shark Breaching at Sunset

PictureCorrect Photography Tips Canon Mark IV camera with a 70-200mm f/2.8 lens at 135mm, an aperture of f/5.6, shutter speed at 1/4000, and ISO 500. Interesting Photo of the Day: Great White Shark Breaching at Sunset Wildlife photography can involve an element of danger or surprise from the unpredictability of animals in their natural habitats. In this case, ocean wildlife photographers are permitted to drag seal decoys through the water during peak Great White season. They lure them into breaching […]

The Pros and Cons of Black and White Versus Color for Street and Travel Photography

Digital Photography School Which do you tend to do more in your street photography? The Pros and Cons of Black and White Versus Color for Street and Travel Photography Here are some logistical reasons for shooting black and white versus color for street or travel photography. How do you decide? Read More at Digital Photography School

Behold the Incredible Black and White Street Photography by Legendary Richard Sandler

Shutterbug Magazine An astounding body of work! Behold the Incredible Black and White Street Photography by Legendary Richard Sandler All images from “The Eyes of the City” ©Richard Sandler Legendary photographer Richard Sandler walked the streets of New York and Boston for 20 years, capturing some of the most iconic black-and-white images of our time. Sandler’s images, some of which you see here, appear in permanent collections o… Read More at Shutterbug.com

Push and develop your own colour negative film at home

DIYPhotography Pushing film isn’t just for black & white shooters! Push and develop your own colour negative film at home I finally did it! After sitting in my fridge for a few months, I managed to developed myself a roll of CineStill 800 pushed to 3200 ISO and the results look great! It was intimidating at first but I was being overly dramatic, it’s actually pretty easy to develop pushed C-41 film at home. https://w… Read More at DIY Photography

A Beginner’s Guide to Doing Black and White Photography

Digital Photography School An introduction to taking great black and white images A Beginner’s Guide to Doing Black and White Photography If you’ve never tried black and white photography before, you may be wondering what the appeal is. After all, isn’t it a little like black and white television or silent movies – an anachronism in our modern, high-tech age? The answer is no, definitely not. In the photography world, black and … Read More at Digital Photography School

How to Set Your White Balance for the Most Common Types of Streetlights

PetaPixel An incredibly useful guide. How to Set Your White Balance for the Most Common Types of Streetlights Streetlights are the driving force behind nighttime street scenes and how they make us feel. The way streetlights spread their light, the shadows they cast Read More at PetaPixel

How to Develop Black and White Film with Beer

PictureCorrect Photography Tips What’s the best way for a photographer to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? How to Develop Black and White Film with Beer What’s the best way for a photographer to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day? By visiting the darkroom with a pint of Guinness in hand, of course! Believe it or not, it is possible to use warm beer to develop black and white film. As a part of his One Year with Film Only project, Vincent Moschetti describe… […]