Award winning photographer,
Joseph Votano, shows you, in simple terms, how to create prize
winning black and white digital images and prints.
Joe starts by explaining how to
set up Photoshop CS3 for processing the images. He then goes on to talk about
transforming color images to black and white. He discusses the
relationships between colors and their grayscale equivalents,
comparing images in color and in black and white and discussing why
some are successful and others are not.
Joe steps you through
workshops in which you work on images that you download from
He describes, in detail, six
different methods of converting from color to black and white in
Photoshop. To make his explanations easy to follow, he shows
the Photoshop menus for each stage of the process. He then
compares the results from each method and the merits and
disadvantages of each.
He next shows you how to fine
tune your images in Photoshop using curves, the history brush,
sharpening, and other techniques.
Finally he describes how to
make gorgeous black and white prints using a high quality, ink
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