B&W MASTERCLASS AND LONG EXPOSURE VIDEO TUTORIALS RELEASED MAY 2013 WITH A TEMPORARY 20% DISCOUNT OFFER
Do you want to know how I won the IPA awards 3 years in a row with my long exposure seascapes and architectural work, but you don’t have the chance to attend one of my workshops? Or maybe you want to learn about my proprietary iSGM method for creating beautifully rendered B&W images that… Continue reading | 2 Comments
The first in a series of FAQ’s on a variety of topics but always related to Black and White fine art photography. A collection of questions I’ve received over the years and that I’ve always answered to, and still keep responding to. So it’s about time to publish them in a series. If you’d like to see any questions answered that you think might be a great help to others… Continue reading | 20 Comments
B&W Master Class series – B&W Post Production using Selective Gradient Masks Part 1
At last here’s part 1 of this new series of video tutorials on my B&W post production techniques.
Part 1 is a general introduction to my B&W workflow applied on the easier types of subjects: seascapes.
Part 2 will follow within a week and will go into detail how I apply these techniques to architectural subjects… Continue reading | 21 Comments
THE CREATIVE THOUGHT PROCESS BEHIND THE MAKING OF THE SALK INSTITUTE IN SAN DIEGO, CA. AKA “FEEDING WATER TO THE OCEAN”.
BY JOEL TJINTJELAAR
PART 1 OF A SERIES FOR POST PROCESSING SUNDAY USING THE PRINCIPLES OF DEFINING EDGES AND ALTERING CONTRASTS
PLEASE DO NOT DISTRIBUTE THIS DOCUMENT OR PARTS OF ITS CONTENT WITHOUT THE PRIOR WRITTEN CONSENT OF THE AUTHOR.
POSTPROCESSING SUNDAY – WEEK 1
Luca Cesari is an Italian fine art photographer, born in 1984 in Italy.
He attended college in Pavia, where he graduated ‘cum laude’ in 2008 in Structural Engineering.
He started playing guitar at fifteen: he used to perform as a lead guitar in a death metal band, Decay, and for a few years music drained all his creative energies.
Photography has become his main artistic interest since 2008… Continue reading | 7 Comments
Drew Medlin is a self-taught B&W fine art photographer based in the Southwestern US. Working primarily in black and white, his photography spans several genres, including: landscape, still life, abstract, lightning, and astrophotography. Drew has been interested in photography for many years now, and it has become his primary method of expressing his creative vision. Lightning is one of the subjects that has held his interest the longest: it’s become… Continue reading | 4 Comments
Matt Toynbee is a fine art landscape photographer based in the South East of England who’s very passionate about where he lives. Matt views being a photographer a chance to explore and discover unusual and interesting locations, and by representing these through art he tries to share his passion for these places. Matt enjoys an enthusiastic Internet fan-base and has been featured on several Digital and Analogue photography… Continue reading | 8 Comments
I was born in Italy in 1984 and have started seriously with photography in 2008.
My favorite subjects are dreamy landscapes; I really can’t get enough of all those splendid moments spent creating something beautiful, which can make my thoughts travel back to the place and arise deep passionate feelings.
My first approach on processing involved a lot of HDR’s and multiple exposure blending; at the moment I’m more and more into ‘getting it all right on site’ and, while still believing that an effective manipulation in the digital darkroom is essential to get the pre-visualized images (especially when dealing with Black and White images), I now try to capture the best negative in just one RAW file. Graduated Neutral Density filters help me on that. Continue reading | 6 Comments
This week’s guest writer is Jeff Gaydash. Jeff Gaydash has a Bachelors of Fine Arts degree in photography from The College For Creative Studies in Detroit, Michigan. He was a partner in a photographic and digital imaging studio for 6 years and is now a web developer for Wunderman Team Detroit working on Ford Motor Company business. Jeff has recently made a conscious decision to move away from Continue reading | 13 Comments
This week’s guest writer is Regan Shercliffe and he writes about the use of Tilt Shift lenses in B&W fine arts photography.
Regan is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Luther College at the University of Regina in Regina Saskatchewan Canada. He has been taking pictures for a number of years but has become a more serious student of photography over the last year.
Regan’s Continue reading | 15 Comments