Creative Black and White Photography: Advanced Camera and by Bernhard Suess

By Bernhard Suess

I'm wondering why this used to be written, or even extra so, why it was once released. newbies may be misplaced by means of web page 3, because the writer assumes his readers already comprehend the basics. comprehensive photographers might be bored by means of web page 3, because the writer discloses not anything new, and illustrates his disclosures with photos which are, good, not anything designated. On almost each web page there's one other cryptic connection with the area approach, yet an individual up to the mark on tone placements through sector placements might be mild years prior to this e-book. those that should not will believe they're examining Esperanto.

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In spite of the wide-angle lens, I expected problems with camera movement during the long exposure. Since I wasn’t carrying a tripod (I rarely do), I used a railing to provide some support and hoped for the best. 31 I knew the resulting negatives would be somewhat low in contrast, but I wasn’t concerned as long as I could get an exposure that retained important shadow detail. Since there were other photos of normal-contrast scenes on the same roll of film, I didn’t want to adjust the contrast by changing my film developing time.

The white side should be almost white in the print (just above Zone VII). This indicates whether or not the film developing time is correct. If you make a print at the maximum black settings and it has detail in the shadows (black side), but the highlights (white side) have no detail, then your film developing time is too long. ) 38 C R E A T I V E B L A C K - A N D - W H I T E P H O T O G R A P H Y Figure 20. This illustration shows the tone cube layout. It’s easiest to assemble each same-tone pair first, before attaching everything together.

Is one stop over the meter- Compare it with the print made from the same exposure but developed only 20 percent recommended setting, and the below normal (fig. 12). , lower ISO 400 film to an EI of 200) and developing it for cent less time (the same time as only 20 percent less than the manufacturer’s suggested time. You now have your adjusted figure 9). This print has improved film speed and developing time. shadow detail and the highlights look suitable. You might find that several of the prints are acceptable.

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