11 Printing Black-and-White Images

Photographers were quick to embrace color printing using digital technologies, largely because most photographers were not doing their own color processing and printing using traditional methods due to the hassle and complications involved. Black-and-white (monochrome) printing has been slower to gain acceptance for a variety of reasons, but in my opinion the technical limitations of digital black-and-white have disappeared and it is now considered to be an archival medium with a beauty all its own.

I don’t think digital printing will ever completely replace traditional silver halide photography—nor should it—but it provides many photographers the opportunity to do high-quality, fine-art-quality black-and-white ...

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