Black and white tips
On Art - taking that shot
There's a lot of tips on black and white photography. And I'd like to share some here with you.
According tobest-family-photography-tips.com, the elegance and timelessness of black and white photography ensures its continual popularity. They said that more people are becoming interested in black and white photography for many reasons...
- black and white photography is seen less frequently; hence it is
rare - and for that reason alone it is of interest
- when used "properly," black and white accentuates the depth of the photograph
- black and white heightens emotional content
- black and white photography has a tendency to make photos look more like works of art
- produces a clean, crisp look
- transforms a dingy or overcast look into a striking photo evoking emotion
Since your current or next digital camera may have a black and white setting on it, let's find out how we can make the most of it by learning some black and white photography tips.
Tip no 1 : Transform Dull or Drab scenes into [potential]Works of Art
On a particularly overcast and dreary day, you can take shots in black and white.
When in doubt, take the shot!...it might turn out fabulous.
Tip no 2 : Emotional Scenes
Very powerful, touching photographs that convey strong emotion often look better in black and white than in color.
Tip no 3 : Relationship Portraits
Probably the most popular use of black and white photography is with a single subject.
One category of subjects that should always be considered is babies and children.
Tip no 4 : Dramatic Cityscapes or Architecture
If a photograph does not have an entire spectrum of different colors, consider viewing it as a black and white photograph.Cityscapes often lack a multitude of colors.
Tip no 5 : Everyday Magic!
A 'No-Big-Deal photo' could be a great one if you do some cropping. By cropping a No-Big-Deal photo, you can create the subject of interest that you want.Cropping is a basic tool in any photo-editing software, and most software packages that come with digital cameras.The magical thing about cropping, is that it's possible to create many unique images from a single source image file. That's magic!
[ Point-To-Remember: Take your camera with you wherever you go because you never know what photo opportunities will exist. ]
Source [with edits by myoce] http://www.best-family-photography-tips.com/black-and-white-photography-tips.html
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