Summary and Info
The revised edition of this guide teaches photographers to systematically re-think the photographic process and take their technique to a new level. The author introduces an array of advanced techniques and concepts and explains how to use them creatively to solve a wide range of challenging aesthetic problems. The uses of sophisticated techniques involving film exposure and development control, camera filters, innovative uses of print contrasts, dodging and burning, and bleaching are illustrated step-by-step using comparative sequences of black-and-white pictures. In addition, a new chapter provides insight into the issue of digital versus traditional black-and-white photography from an insider's perspective.