Create Dramatic Black and White Images
In this 4 hour workshop learn how to bring a classic form of photography into the digital age. Shooting for black and white, the impact of lighting and various conversion techniques from colour to BW are just some of the main topics covered. Also learn how to make the most of the “digital darkroom” by learning key editing techniques to create impact and drama.
“…I will definitely subscribe to upcoming courses (despite the long drive from Ottawa haha). I do recommend, no matter how experienced you are, every time you will learn something new.”
– Ahmad A.
- Train your eye to shoot for black and white
- Learn how to create focus and depth without colour
- Understand how light creates contrast, texture, and form
- Use Lightroom as a digital darkroom for enhancing your shots
We’ll discuss how a photographer needs to train their eye in order to shoot for black and white images with intention. How a viewer reads and understands an images is heavily impacted when colour is taken away. Learn what to look for to still have an image with focus and depth.
Learning the fundamentals of light to emphasize contrast, texture and form is crucial in creating an impactful black and white photograph. In this workshop, we’ll cover basic concepts like the zone system and the importance of dynamic range.
The black and white darkroom now lives in our computers as a powerful editing tool. Follow the instructor as they walk through an effective workflow in Lightroom to enhance the drama and detail in your shots.
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