Photographing in black and white is sometimes considered to be the purist form of photography because you rely much more heavily on composition and form than with color shots. You must see the gradients from black to white and consider your subject matter without the distraction of hue vibrancy. Here […]


A photo can be that much more powerful when it’s stripped away of its colors. In Photoshop, there are many different ways to convert an image into a black and white, but this tutorial will show you how to use the channel mixer as it’s easy and also provides you with the flexibility.


Once digital photographs have been taken off the camera and placed on the computer, many programs, like Adobe Photoshop, can be used to manipulate them. This is especially true for turning a color photograph into monochrome and then changing the contrast and relative lightness or darkness. I decided to use […]


When I learned the rules of photography, I was trained in a traditional dark room. I learned to develop film and prints by hand in a step-by-step process. Through this process, I came to understand black and white, manual photography as all that was necessary to creating beautiful compositions. To […]