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Plug In with onOne Software: A Photographer’s Guide to Vision and Creative Expression by Nicole S. Young

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Chapter 6. Perfect B&W

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I enhanced the mood of this image by converting it to black and white.Nikon D200, 24–70mm lens, 1/125 sec at f/2.8, ISO 100

Converting an image to black and white involves more than just desaturation of the color. A true black-and-white photograph has depth, contrast, rich blacks, and silky smooth whites. As artists we need to have the ability to control those tones and use the color in our images to creatively mix together and output a beautiful black-and-white photograph. Perfect B&W makes this possible, and also allows you to stylize and enhance an image beyond the basics.

The Perfect B&W Interface

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