Black and white photography is a beautiful niche that is easier to explore now than ever before. If you’ve wanted to start dabbling in black and white but don’t want to really spend a ton of time editing and working with your photos, then some of the apps available for Android smartphones might be a […]
Black and white, to this day, remains one of the most powerful creative tools we have as photographers. There is an emotion to black and white that often cannot be replicated in color photography. The fact that black and white remains as relevant, in a highly colorized digital world, as it did in the days […]
Who doesn’t love a black and white image? From the stunning landscapes of Ansel Adams to the gritty realism of Don McCullin, monochrome triggers an emotional response in all of us. These days of course, outside of overpriced monochromatic sensors, all our cameras shoot in color. That means, that any conversion to black and white […]
The word “Film Noir” gives us a feeling of moody, dramatic and dark cinematic scenes that usually crime and thriller movies make use of. But, this should not be thought of as entirely for that genre of film but as a photography style that can be used for a specific type of story telling. In this article, we will look at some tips for film noir photography.
If you have been shooting in black and white for a while and you feel like learning some new tricks, you should consider using color filters. These filters are truly useful because they let you control how colors are converted to different shades of grey. If you use them the right way, you’ll be able […]
Ever since I can remember, I’ve always been quite fond of history. Therefore, it isn’t a surprise that I enjoy teaching the history of photography in my lectures at the University. Unfortunately for me, I’ve always had a hard time with memorizing dates and factoids, but that is a story for another day. Today I […]