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Fine Art Printing for Photographers, 3rd Edition by Juergen Gulbins, Uwe Steinmueller

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7 Black-and-White Prints

Even while all digital cameras originally capture the image in color, black-and-white printing still has its charm and followers. Many photographers who loved traditional black-and-white in the wet darkroom will be looking for digital black-and-white prints as well.

The charm of black-and-white comes from its abstraction, from its strong graphic impression, from the reduction of the image to the essential.

It may seem very easy to print in black-and-white – even easier than in color. But that is not the case. For good black-and-white prints you will have to do a good color to black-and-white conversion – just changing ...

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