Chapter 8

Go Beyond the Basics

Once you have mastered the basics of working on images, you may want to look for other things to do with your pictures. One option is to convert your pictures to black-and-white. It was not all that long ago that color was the special type of photography and black-and-white was rather ordinary. At that time, black-and-white was commonly seen in every publication. Today, color is the most common way that pictures are printed. Black-and-white has become a very special way of dealing with pictures, giving images a unique look in contrast to very common color photos. In addition, black-and-white gives you multiple ways to deal with a subject.

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