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The Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 3 Book: The Complete Guide for Photographers by Martin Evening

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7. The art of black and white

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Photograph: Arches National Park, Moab, Utah © 2009 Martin EveningCanon EOS 1Ds Mk III | 24 mm | 200 ISO | f/10 @ 1/100th

How to achieve full creative control over your black-and-white conversions

I began my photographic career learning how to photograph and print in black and white. Since then, I have retained an enduring passion for black-and-white photography. In this respect, Lightroom does not disappoint because the Develop module tools provide the best environment I can think of to gain the most creative control possible from your color to black-and-white conversions.

The techniques described in this chapter ...

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