August 8, 2020
at 9:00am -
with Bill Cole
Many photographers take a photo and, if they don't think it "works" they take the saturation slider all the way to the left and say ‘hey, it's a cool black and white.’ However, black and White is NOT a solution, it is a goal. A good greyscale image is designed from the start as a greyscale, not a color with a click. In this course you will look at the history of black and white images and take a look at both historical and modern images of note. You will also look at what makes up a great greyscale (black and white or monotone) image and several different methods of converting the color image you see to the black and white image you want (all Photoshop based software). You will also be talking about printing the image with different methods and on different papers. Suggestions on matting and framing the final product will also be discussed.
Items to bring: Note taking supplies if desired. Feel free to bring a laptop with Photoshop if desired but not required. Lunch at a restaurant in the building is suggested with a cost of approximately $15.
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