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B&W Photos

Unread postby Switchback » Tue May 15, 2012 8:45 am

Is it just me, or can a B&W Conversion on some "ordinary" or even throw-away-photos change the dynamic of the photo completely...?


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Re: B&W Photos

Unread postby Radman » Tue May 15, 2012 8:50 am

I just love these type of pictures sometimes I prefer it above the original :tongue:

I think this is going to be a nice Topic :cam:
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Re: B&W Photos

Unread postby pops » Tue May 15, 2012 10:22 am

Anybody can squeeze a bit of orange or lemon juice into a pool of oil and come up with a great colour foto but a black and white foto is created in the darkroom. It is in the darkroom that one can play with light and create that fantastic foto.

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Re: B&W Photos can save sopme colour shots

Unread postby Exbrakpanite » Thu May 24, 2012 8:03 pm

I like your shots and agree with the comments in the replies.

The tip below by Andy Biggs has saved a number of my colour photos which were poor because of excess contrast e.g. midday light or leopard in the shade of a tree with with clouds as a background. I have now even started an extra portfolio for black & white photos on our photographic website. Of course the rescue attempt does not always work.

A further great aid I am just getting to grips with is using the plug in for PS &/or LR "NIK Silver Effex Pro 2". The investment is worth it if you are keen on B&W. The company has weekly free online webinars.

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Re: B&W Photos

Unread postby wildflowergirl » Fri May 25, 2012 1:35 pm

stunning pictures :thumbs_up:
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Re: B&W Photos

Unread postby granjan » Sat May 26, 2012 12:21 am

I really like black and white pics and love this one of a young leopard I saw near Punda last month.Image
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Re: B&W Photos

Unread postby timbo » Tue May 29, 2012 12:05 am

i simply love black and white images, not to sure why, just prefer them
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