Creating Classic Black and White with Digital
Summit Online Workshop
May 10, 17, 24 & 31
Four 90-minute sessions
Workshop Tuition: $399 USD
The power of black and white photography
Have you ever marveled at the beauty of a Ansel Adams or Edward Weston photograph and wondered how you could create that with your digital camera? The beauty of classic black and white is not about what tool you use, but how you use it!
Join Rich Seiling for this inspiring four week series of classes that shows the thought process and tools Rich uses to create museum quality digital black and white prints in the classic style.
May 10, 17, 24, & 31 2023
Four sessions with time reserved for Q&A. Class recordings available for 60 days after the workshop.
May 10, 17, 24 & 31, 2023 at 8PM EST
Session One: Contrast
Contrast is the key component of an expressive B&W photograph. Rich will teach you how to create and control contrast for maximum effect.
Session Two: Converting to B&W like a Master
Garbage in, garbage out. The wrong pre-processing choices can make or break your photographs. Learn which RAW processing tools to use…and avoid, and how to convert from color to B&W with the eye of a master.
Session Three: Local Control - The key to expressive results
Effective local control with brushing and masking allows you to “dodge & burn” like and darkroom master. It allows fine tuning that makes the difference between a ho-hummer and a masterpiece. Learn the how you can capture the viewer and guide the eye while creating a more expressive vision.
Session Four: The Proof is in the Print
Prints are the ultimate way to share a B&W photograph, but the number of printing options can be overwhelming. I’ll give you a clear roadmap that will let you navigate the many choices of papers and printers to create the classic beauty you are looking for.