Bad weather makes great photographs! Pull on your big coat and join Moose Peterson on the stormy Oregon coast for inspiration and new ideas on how to create your own black and white masterpieces. Moose has a long history and a strong passion for black and white photography, and he shares his wisdom as he walks you through the steps he takes, from planning to pre-visualization and from capture to post-processing. You’re sure to leave the class itching to get outside in any kind of weather to practice what you’ve learned.
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Join Moose on the Oregon coast as he introduces the class.
Filters can be used to build contrast in our black and white photographs.
Black and white photography is one of the most romantic realms in photography. It can bring out emotion, character, and stories in a single frame.
After planning your trip (choosing times, location, time of year, etc.), you may want to explore different possibilities for creating black and white photographs through the use of different shutter speeds, lens filters, and post processing techniques.
Paying attention to how you can enhance the subtleties in your photographs can make all the difference in the final photo.
Visualizing the scene in black and white is critical to how you will compose a black and white photograph.
Moose shares his starting place for processing raw photos in Adobe Camera Raw (same steps for Lightroom) before moving into Silver Efex Pro.
Every black and white photograph is different and will require a different approach. Moose moves beyond the basics in Camera Raw before moving to Silver Efex Pro.
The way you pre-visualized the black and white photo will guide you through your post processing steps.
A Nikon Legend Behind the Lens, Lexar Elite Photographer, recipient of the John Muir Conservation Award, Research Associate with the Endangered Species Recovery Program, published in over 130 magazines worldwide,…