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Photographing landscape in colour and black-and-white

Gerhard Kerff

Photographing landscape in colour and black-and-white

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Published by Focal Press, Focal/Hastings House in London, New York .
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  • Landscape photography.

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    StatementGerhard Kerff ; [translated by Veronica Talbot].
    The Physical Object
    Pagination140 p. :
    Number of Pages140
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15171852M
    ISBN 100240510410, 0803843283

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Appearances can be deceiving, and if you’ve actually dabbled in landscape photography, you’ve no doubt realized that while the mountains and forests and deserts may not move and may not.

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- Fine black and white landscape photography. See more ideas about Black and white landscape, Landscape photography, Photography pins. Though the interest in black and white photography has somewhat eased over the years, it has withheld the test of time and become a classic technique which is still widely used today.

Understandably so, considering how great black and white photographs look when they are done well--especially landscape photography. Black and white landscape photography has a rich history.

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It explores types of landscape photography, explains what equipment works best, and describes how to find a balance. There is a miss-guided belief amongst landscape photographers that if a colour photograph hasn’t worked, to just convert it to black and white and it will look good.

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Adams’ exquisite black-and-white prints were only possible thanks to the photographer’s innovation of the Zone System, a technique for exposure and processing to provide the utmost control over every tone in an image.

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Black and White Photography Tip #3: To visualize in black and white, only pay attention to lines, shadows, and shapes. This trick is very helpful to aid photographers in pre-visualizing a black and white image even though we live in a color world.

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