5 The art of black and white

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


Photograph: Fort Rodd Hill, BC, Canada © 2018 Martin Evening

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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.

The techniques described in this chapter show you the three main ...

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