The Pros and Cons of Black and White Versus Color Photography

Black and white is one of the most classic photographic processes. It has many advantages and disadvantages.

The advantages of black and white photography are that you get crisp sharp images and it’s usually faster and cheaper to print. There are two major problems with this method though:

1. Color is not always easily represented. For instance, when the sun is shining, you often get shadows under certain objects that may be quite distracting.

2. In some cases, a black and white image lacks color. This happens with portraits and landscapes where the subjects are wearing clothing or standing in front of trees or buildings that are colored.

If you’re going to use color to add vibrancy, you’ll need a lot of it, which means you’ll have to spend a lot of money on film, which is more expensive than shooting with black and white.

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How to Make an Image Black and White in Photoshop & Lightroom

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Question: I’m trying to do a black and white image of a wedding dress that’s been photographed in color. The problem is that the background has blue/greenish colors and I would like to keep them in the image. How can I make the background white and the dress black and white? (Note: there’s a lot of green in the background, but it’s not the grass…it’s the window).

Answer:In Lightroom CC or Photoshop, click on File > Open and select the RAW file. Go to the Develop module and under Adjustment, choose Black and White, and click OK. You may need to apply a “Noise” filter to the image to make sure you’re not losing detail.

The final result should look like this. You can see that the background is now black and white, and the image of the dress is white. You can easily adjust the levels, brightness, contrast, etc., … Read the rest

Best Tips for Film Noir Photography

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Film Noir Photography

What is Film Noir Photography?

Film noir is a style of filmmaking characterized by dark shadows, moody lighting, and moody music. The films were created in the 1940s, 1950s and 1960s and featured a number of characters whose lives fall apart. Examples of films that fit this description are Double Indemnity, Shadow of a Doubt, and To Kill a Mockingbird.

Film noir is a sub-genre of the crime film genre. In the crime genre, there are usually two main genres: the detective film and the crime drama. The detective film is similar to the crime drama but usually has an investigation as the plot. These films tend to be lighthearted and humorous. The crime drama is darker, more serious, and usually features a more somber tone. These films have a more serious and realistic setting.

Film noir is similar to the crime drama because it has a similar tone. However, … Read the rest

30+ Creative Photography Ideas for Your Whole Month

What are you looking for in a blog post? Do you want to be inspired by creative photography ideas, or do you want something more practical and informational? If the answer is “both,” then this is the perfect post for you! We will go through 30+ different photo ideas that can provide diverse content on your blog. These posts offer inspiration and information for photographers of all levels. Enjoy!

Photography Ideas

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Food Photography Ideas

1) One good idea for food photography is to take a photo of the ingredients and then create the recipe. This is a great way to give people an idea of what they’ll need ahead of time, as well as get ideas from other foods in your kitchen that would make great combos! You also get the chance to show how you used what you had available and this can be a really creative outlet for your blog.… Read the rest