Creative Black and White by Harold Davis
Digital Photography Tips and Techniques

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Synopsis

Learn how breaking photographic rules can result in stunning black-and-white photos

Black-and-white photography poses unique challenges; without color to guide the eye, contrast, lighting, and composition take on even more importance. Renowned photographer Harold Davis explains these elements and demonstrates the basic rules of black and white photography as well as when and how to break them. He breaks through the complexity of this photographic medium, explores opportunities for black-and-white imagery, and shows how to capitalize on every one.

Richly illustrated with the author's own images, this beautiful guide presents the skills needed for great black-and-white photos while encouraging your confidence and creativity.Goes beyond basics to teach photographers how to conquer the challenges posed by black-and-white photographyAppeals to professionals and serious amateurs who are interested in exploring creative black-and-white imageryPresents photography fundamentals and shows how black and white requires some of the rules to be bentEncourages creative thinking and confidenceLavishly illustrated with Harold Davis's outstanding monochromatic photos

Whether you're a professional just venturing into black and white or a serious amateur, Creative Black & White will both educate and inspire you.

 

About Harold Davis

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HAROLD DAVIS is an award-winning professional photographer and the author of many bestselling books on photography and image processing. His images are widely collected and commissioned, and his popular photo workshops are often sold out. Learn more about Harold and his photography at www.photoblog2.com. Harold lives in Berkeley, California, with his wife, Phyllis, and four children.
 
Published February 9, 2011 by Wiley. 240 pages
Genres: Arts & Photography. Non-fiction

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