Daily Archives: April 4, 2012

How to get the Color right in your Black & White Images

To quote Kyle’s Mom from South Park, “What, what, WHAT?! Have you gone mad, man?! There is no color in a black and white image!” Well no, there isn’t, but there is a correct way that those colors should be converted and represented in a black and white image. 

Here, let me show you what I mean. Here are color images of three automobiles:

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Not a Cloud in the Sky

How many times have you heard, “Oh what a beautiful day, not a cloud in the sky”? Those are the days my camera and I stay home and watch TV. (My camera likes to watch; Travels to the Edge with Art Wolfe, he gets to see his cousins) Being a landscape photographer I can’t think of anything more boring than a cloudless sky. Clouds add so much interest to almost any scene it really isn’t worth venturing out when they aren’t there. 

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