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Mastering black & white photography

Author: John Garrett
Publisher: London : Mitchell Beazley, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English

After an explanation of the different processes, films, paper, and formats, the main part of the book looks at the most popular types of photography in black and white - namely Portraiture,  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Garrett
ISBN: 1845330692 9781845330699
OCLC Number: 60371547
Notes: "A unique case study approach to achieving professional results"--Jacket.
Description: 176 pages : chiefly illustrations (some color) ; 29 cm
Contents: Introduction: The Art Of Photography 06; What makes a good photograph? What makes a good photographer? Why shoot in black and white? What does black and white offer that colour does not? What are the limits of black and white? Cameras, Films, Papers, And Formats 12; Choosing what suits you and suits the subject. Darkroom Techniques 18; From traditional darkroom to digital techniques: opportunities for experimentation. Portraits 20; Thinking about the attributes of the subject and how to get the most effective picture. The case studies cover a range of subjects, types of commission, and photographic approaches. Each case study illustrates certain key points in portraiture which are summarized in the boxes. These include every aspect from film and lighting to printing and manipulation of the final image. Landscapes 56; Introduction and Case Studies; Still Lifes And Nudes 86; Introduction and Case Studies; Art And Architecture 116; Introduction and Case Studies; Reportage 140; Introduction and Case Studies; Glossary Of Technical Information 166; Bibliography 170; Index 172
Other Titles: Mastering black and white photography
Responsibility: John Garrett.


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