A few readers have asked for some Apple oriented tutorials…  and I’d like to oblige.  I’m actually a big fan of iPhoto as a great tool for emerging photographers and hobbyists (and yes I like Photoshop Elements for the same reason).  Here is a short excerpt from a Lynda.com class I worked on.  Let me know if […]

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Follow Rich on Twitter. There are many ways to make a black and white photo.  But the Black and White adjustment layer and On Image tool make the process fast and easy. _______ This Post Sponsored by: lynda.com Learn photography anytime, anywhere, and at your own pace—from bite-sized tutorials to comprehensive courses. Try lynda.com free […]

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There was a time all photos were made in black & white. Now the default is color and we have to adjust to get the images from their color to the monochromatic version. (Assuming digital camera.) Now that shooting B&W is more of a deliberate choice, I thought I’d outline seven elements that I think […]

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This week’s question comes from Richard Smith of La Crosse, Wisconsin “During Christmas this year I just purchased my semi-auto digital camera. It is the Fuji Film S100FD. I love the camera and have had fun using it so far. However, I do have a question about shooting in B & W versus shooting in […]

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You’ve heard me rave about Nik Silver Efex Pro. One of the things I like about it is that you can create your own custom B&W styles at the click of a button. You can also share those styles with other photographers. Nik Software has created a page full of additional styles that you can […]

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