Black and White Photography: A Practical Guide
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Black and White Photography

A Practical Guide

By Steve Mulligan

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Format: Hardback, 191 pages
Other Information: over 200 colour photographs
Published In: United Kingdom, 14 December 2006
The appeal of traditional black and white photography is still strong, even in the digital age, and this book offers a comprehensive guide to both the aesthetics and the technique of creating fine monochrome prints. The emphasis throughout is on achieving your personal vision by mastering the appropriate camera and darkroom techniques. This is a down-to-earth book which tells you what you need to know without getting bogged down in unnecessary technical detail. It explains clearly how exposure, development and printing all work together to produce the intended result. Many of the author's magnificent photographs are presented as examples, with notes on how the picture came to be taken and how it was printed. A series of detailed case studies shows how the print evolves in the darkroom, from the initial working print to the final product.

About the Author

Steve Mulligan is best known for his large-format photographs of American landscapes, of which he has published several collections in both monochrome and colour. Steve is from Moab, Utah.

EAN: 9781861084286
ISBN: 1861084285
Publisher: Photographers' Institute Press
Dimensions: 26.31 x 26.21 x 2.01 centimeters (1.18 kg)
Age Range: 15+ years
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