The Essential Black & White Photography Manual
For Digital and Film PhotographersBook - 2005
There's a showcase of images by professionals, including many from up-and-coming stars of black and white photography. This is accompanied by anecdotal information on how the images were achieved which also looks at the merits of using film or digital. Step by step guides show how to achieve the best results from the key techniques for your black and white images, plus how to achieve successful presentation and how to use your images.
Blackwell North Amer
This is the definitive, comprehensive reference book for learning everything you need to know about both film and digital black-and-white photography, including: an analysis of the art of black-and-white photography; specialist film-developing processes, films, papers, and darkroom technique; historical processes and how to use them today; digital darkroom work-through and tips; professional print-making workshops; budget, consumer, and professional equipment; historical context of specialist processes; and profiles on some of the world's leading black-and-white photographers.
Throughout, the book showcases stunning examples of the art by top professionals, accompanied by descriptions of how the images were achieved.