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The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom CC / Lightroom 6 Book: The Complete Guide for Photographers by Martin Evening

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5. The art of black and white

How to achieve full creative control over your black-and-white conversions

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Photograph: Ashridge forest, Hertfordshire © 2013 Martin EveningCanon EOS 1Ds MkIII | 14mm | 200 ISO | f8 @ 1/100th

I began my photographic career learning how to photograph and print in black and white. Since then, I have retained an enduring passion for black-and-white photography. In this respect, Lightroom does not disappoint because the Develop module tools provide the best environment I can think of to gain the most creative control possible from your color to black-and-white conversions.

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