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Black and white photography is about more than just removing colour – it’s a different way of seeing the world. In the 50 video lessons on this DVD you’ll find the very best methods for converting to black and white. You’ll also find plenty of camera tips and techniques that explain what to look out for when shooting monochrome. What’s more, whether you prefer using Photoshop CC, Elements or Lightroom, there’s a whole host of creative effects, toning tips and classic techniques that will take your black-and-white photography to the next level. And you can follow along with the videos using the starting images supplied, or use your own if you prefer.
1. Convert to mono
(a) Create punchy mono images
(b) Convert to mono with ACR
(c) Black and white in Lightroom
(d) Create mono landscapes
(e) Convert with adjustment layers
2. Tone your monos
(a) Add vintage toning to images
(b) Spilt-tone in Camera Raw
(c) Make stunning still-life monos
(d) Create amazing HDR images
(e) Make cyanotypes in Lightroom
3. Selective toning
(a) Six ways to dodge and burn
(b) Dodge and burn portraits
(c) Dodge and burn landscapes
(d) Make subjects stand out
(e) Selective colour in Lightroom
4. Fine-art masterclass
(a) Create a fine-art flower trio
(b) Gradient Maps in Elements
(c) Play with light and shade
(d) Dodge & burn a backlit still life
(e) Capture urban abstract angles
5. Street photography
(a) Capture posed street portraits
(b) How to edit a street portrait
(c) Slow shutter-speed scenes
(d) Process long-exposure scenes
(e) Combine the past and present
6. Creative projects
(a) Create a retro contact sheet
(b) Make dramatic rays of light
(c) Give portraits a mystic twist
(d) Make a surreal composite
(e) Compile a baby photo montage
7. Get the retro look
(a) Antique a modern photo
(b) Solarise in Camera Raw
(c) Turn back time in your portraits
(d) Repair old photographs
(e) Create a washed-out look
8. Black & white portraits
(a) Shoot candid portraits
(b) Convert candid portraits
(c) Shoot a fine-art mono portrait
(d) Edit a fine-art mono portrait
(e) Print a fine-art mono portrait
9. Mono landscapes
(a) Shoot a landscape at twilight
(b) Convert the scene to mono
(c) Shoot a mono seascape
(d) Convert the seascape to mono
(e) Get the Ansel Adams look
10. Cool montages
(a) Capture an action sequence
(b) Blend the action sequence
(c) Create a surrealist portrait
(d) Composite multiple frames
(e) Combine two exposures
*DVD-ROM works on Windows PCs and Macs 

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