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Mastering Digital Black and White, A Photographer's Guide to High Quality Black-and-White Imaging and Printing

Mastering Digital Black and White, A Photographer's Guide to High Quality Black-and-White Imaging and Printing

ISBN 13: 9781598633757

ISBN 10: 1598633759

Author: Amadou Diallo

Pages: 384

Published: 05/01/2007

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Description
The very nature of black and white photography places a premium on creative interpretation of the image. Advances in digital technology have expanded both the precision of imaging techniques and the interpretive possibilities for black and white imagery. Never before has such a wide array of tools been available to photographers who have a passion for black and white. "Mastering Digital Black and White" is written for these photographers. It serves not only as a comprehensive guide for creating black and white images and prints, but also examines the role of artistic craft in the imaging process. Learn how to employ your digital tools as extensions of your photographic vision. Read in-depth interviews with, and view images from, five accomplished photographers as they discuss their process and inspirations. Prepare to indulge your passion for gallery-quality black-and-white images in the digital darkroom.
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Benefits
  • A comprehensive book focusing on the increasingly popular subject of black-and-white imagery
  • Combines the complexities of the digital darkroom with the creative vision of fine art photography
  • Focuses on traditional darkroom manipulation, rather than the creation of fantasy images
  • Techniques and concepts are geared exclusively towards exhibition-quality work
Author Bio
Amadou Diallo
Amadou Diallo is a New York City-based photographer, author, and educator whose passion for travel photography has taken him around the world. His words and images have been featured in national magazines and graced some of the most popular photography-related sites on the Web. His fine art photography has been exhibited in galleries nationwide and is in a growing number of private collections. He is on the faculty at New York's renowned International Center of Photography. For information about his photography and workshops please visit www.diallophotography.com. He lives in Fort Greene, Brooklyn.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1: Image Gallery
Chapter 2: Building the Digital Darkroom
Chapter 3: Color Mgmt for the Black-and-White Photographer
Chapter 4: Digital Capture
Chapter 5: Photoshop in Black and White
Chapter 6: Black-and-White Inkjet Printing
Chapter 7: The ImagingWorkflow
Chapter 8: The Limited Edition
Chapter 9: The Portfolio
Appendix: Resource Guide
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Case Study #1: Chester Higgins
Case Study #2: Alex Forman
Case Study #3: Jeanne Greco
Case Study #4: Jean Miele
Case Study #5: Philippe Dollo