How To Shoot In Black & White Why And Is Black & White Photography Important?

If you’ve never tried black and white photography before, you may feel a bit intimidated. After all, how do you get started? Should you be shooting black and white on your camera, or should you be converting color images to black and white? And how can you create stunning black

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Tips For Capturing Colorful, Messy First Birthday Photos

Nothing quite says beautiful mess like first birthday cake smash photography. But when you decide to go the DIY route, the results tend to be less beautiful and more mess. From shooting my firstborn’s cake smash to his little sister’s, I’ve discovered a few tricks to getting colorful, messy first

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Mastering Color – The Psychology Of The Color Green And Its Use In Photography

Spanish dramatist, poet and writer Pedro Calderón de la Barca once said “green is the prime color of the world, and that from which its loveliness arises”. From the perspective of a well-loved frog however, it’s not so easy being green. On the visible spectrum, green occupies the space between

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Creative Essentials: Visual Forecasting And Fluency | A Talk By Brenda Milis – Principal Of Creative Services And Visual Trends For Adobe Stock – Followed By Q&A Session

Brenda Milis is the Principal of Creative Services and Visual Trends for Adobe Stock. As a photo industry veteran and experienced creative director, she leads the creative services group driving three key, interrelated activities: servicing the visual needs of top enterprise clients; identifying visual trends; and curating content for global

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10 Tips For Using Vibrant Colors For Colorful Photography

Vibrant colors are easy to find, especially during the warmer months. This is a great excuse to deepen your knowledge of colors, photography, and how they work together. For The Best Results, Adjust Your Camera Settings Pay attention to your white balance when you photograph vibrant colors. The wrong adjustment

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Experimenting With Low Key Black And White Photography

Think dark, moody shadows. Sparse illumination and a somber atmosphere. No color. This is low key black and white photography. Usually one main light, or ‘key’ light, falls on your subject and the background fades to black. It’s all about the highlights and shadows and how they define the shapes

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A Comprehensive Guide For Stunning Black and White Photography

Black and white photography is one of the most intimidating genres out there, mostly because it’s associated with lots of established names, as well as the “fine art photography” label. But here’s the thing: Black and white photography isn’t actually difficult. In fact, it’s just like any other genre of

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5 Basic Mistakes To Avoid When You Shoot Black And White Photography

Black and white photography has been around for nearly 180 years, ever since Louis Daguerre introduced the daguerreotype process to the world. It is still hugely popular despite the rise and ease of color photography. And yet, whenever I look at other people’s black and white photos, I see the

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How You Can Get Dramatic Improvement In Your Black And White Photos With A Little Help Of Composition

It’s hard to beat the power and drama of good black and white photography. There’s a reason that monochrome has survived and prospered as an artistic medium despite the arrival of color photos. But how do you harness the power of black and white for yourself? The key is in

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Mastering Color – The Psychology Of The Color Purple And Its Use In Photography

Purple has had a long history in visual arts. From prehistoric to modern artworks, purple has come to represent aspects of religion, royalty and status. In this article, we’ll look back on the history of the color purple, its evolution and its impact in the context of modern visual art.

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The Photographer’s Black & White Handbook – A Talk By Harold Davis

The Photographer’s Black & White Handbook is your complete guide to making and processing stunning black and white photos in the digital era. You’ll find inspiration, ideas, techniques, and tools to use in your black and white photography, along with a soup-to-nuts workflow to take you from black and white

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