Go for extensive in-depth learning and practice of B&W fine-art methods with the elaborate and highly praised book, or with the more visually orientated video tutorials that have inspired many award-winning photographers. Or take a shortcut with the powerful and easy to use post-processing panels. Or, go for the best of both worlds. Like I do.


Photoshop Panels

The Panel Reimagined

Just like we try to do with our photography, we’ve taken photoshop panels to another level. Instead of building panels that give you visually attractive shortcuts or more variations on already existing features in PS that make PS even more complicated than it already is, we’ve decided to do something different. We created panels that incorporate the knowledge, skills and way of working of the designer, B&W expert and educator Joel Tjintjelaar, and give you features that are designed to enhance and affect the quality of your work in PS. Our presets contain hundreds of steps, executed in a specific sequence to obtain a specific base result, that are triggered by just one click. Their aim therefore is not to give you more features you don’t know how to use but to remove technical obstacles to give way to creativity.

B&W Artisan Pro Panel for Photoshop Professional Black and White Editing Software

B&W Artisan Pro –

Limited time discount

$ 35 25


B&W Artisan Pro is an intuitive and easy to use Photoshop panel for advanced editing of B&W photographs, with powerful local adjustments features, designed by the innovative B&W expert Joel Tjintjelaar. With this panel, Joel provides an easy and quick alternative for his advanced B&W editing techniques without needing to acquire the technical knowledge and years of experience, necessary to create striking B&W photographs.

Elementary tasks, like local darkening/lightening, are enabled by quick, carefree free-form selections, and then clicking 1 preset that triggers a sequence of often more than 100 custom-built steps for an accurate and subtle result. Micro Zone adjustments enable even more precise local adjustments, by automatically isolating tonal details, with fast carefree selections. Smart Mask Optimization to prevent fringing and other advanced features make this the ideal artisan side-kick for B&W artists who don’t want the steep learning curve without sacrificing quality.

Quick Mask Pro –

Limited time discount

$ 44.90 30


Create intricate base masks (note: hard masks not ‘soft’ luminosity masks) within seconds with just a few mouse clicks. Refine your base masks fast, easy and non-destructively using the buttons under Quick Refine Mask to create the final mask. This replaces the traditional, labor-intensive, workflow of manually refining your mask using a brush or pen and tablet and zooming in a few hundred percents. To bring out the most intricate parts of your image, like fences, cables, antenna’s or even hair, use Advanced Refine Mask feature.

Quick Mask Pro Panel Software for Photoshop The Easiest Way For The Most Accurate Masking
Quick Mask Pro Panel Software for Photoshop The Easiest Way For The Most Accurate Masking

Bundle Discount

Limited time only

$ 79.90 50


For a limited only a special bundle containing both B&W Artisan Pro and Quick Mask Pro.



A Bestseller, for a reason

“Outside of Ansel Adams’ Basic Photo Series, From Basic to Fine Art, by Joel Tjintjelaar and Julia Anna Gospodarou, is the best book on B&W photography written in the last 40 years.”

George DeWolfe Photographer/Educator

From Basics To Fine Art – $ 59

Our best selling product – praised by many as one of the best books on B&W photography after Ansel Adams’ trilogy

This highly praised and best-selling 424 page eBook that has been written with co-author Julia Anna Gospodarou and Joel Tjintjelaar and has been released mid-2014, is focused on black and white photography, architectural fine art and long exposure photography, but it also covers other important topics in black and photography extensively. The book covers the artistic sides of black and white fine-art photography, but also the practical and financial aspects. Our B&W processing methods and workflow are analyzed and explained in depth in a practical hands-on way. You can read a preview and reviews on this page or go straight to the Fastspring webshop to purchase the book.

from basics to fine art black and white photography tutorial


Video Tutorials

A structured B&W method widely used by award-winning photographers

The B&W method of digital post-processing as demonstrated and explained in our video tutorials by Joel Tjintjelaar, is one of the first structured and systematic methods for ultimate control in B&W processing, based on an encompassing philosophy towards art in photography, that is now ubiquitous and in use by, or have inspired, an increasing amount of award-winning B&W fine-art photographers around the world. The same applies to our tutorials on long exposure photography.
Mastering long exposure photography video tutorial
Mastering Long Exposure Photography – $ 59

This comprehensive tutorial on long-exposure photography, including an eBook, will help you discover your own talent as a photographer. Whether you’re a beginner or an advanced photographer, you will learn how to get the most out of your long exposure photographs while also avoiding many of the pitfalls.

black and white speed workflow video tutorial
B&W Speed Workflow – $ 49.95

This tutorial helps you develop the skills and tricks needed to create award-winning B&W fine art images. It’s a method that I’ve used on all my photos exclusively since 2009 and is in use by many award-winning photographers worldwide with slight variations. This method integrates the use of luminosity masks to isolate and control every element in a photo. This tutorial demonstrates a processing style in B&W that enhances 3D like depth in objects that will make your photos stand out from the crowd.

B&W Long Exposure Masterclass – $ 99

This tutorial guides you step-by-step through my digital B&W workflow using my self-developed method of iterative Selective Gradient Masking (iSGM). This method is the predecessor of the B&W Speed workflow (iSGM2.0) but gives a good basis for that newer workflow. At the same time, this video gives you a look at how I approach architectural and landscape photography using long exposure techniques out in the field. The method gives full control over every element in a B&W photograph.

black and white long exposure masterclass video tutorial
Fine Art Color Workflow – $ 59

I have spent the past year developing my own personal way of processing color images inspired by the often limited color palettes of old master painters like Rembrandt and Vermeer and fine-art photographers like David Burdeny. In this new video tutorial, I’m sharing my fine art color workflow for the first time to the public.

fine art color workflow post processing video tutorial
exploring vision mastering the creative process video tutorial
Exploring Vision – $ 79

I have spent the past year developing my own personal way of processing color images inspired by the often limited color palettes of old master painters like Rembrandt and Vermeer and fine-art photographers like David Burdeny. In this new video tutorial, I’m sharing my fine art color workflow for the first time to the public.

Receive a discount when buying a video bundle tutorial
Bundle Discount

We offer a bundle discount when buying the B&W Long Exposure Masterclass and the B&W Speed Workflow videos.

There is also a discount available when buying the Fine Art Color Workflow and the Exploring Vision videos.



joel tjintjelaar firecrest neutral density long exposure signature edition kit

ND Filters

The revised Formatt-Hitech “Firecrest Long Exposure Joel Tjintjelaar Signature Edition” kit#1 and kit#2, featuring the brand new Firecrest ND filters and New Filter Holder light leakage proof set with integrated polarizer filter. These filters are extremely neutral and ultra thin. With the new 13- and 16-stops ND filters, stacking filters is no longer needed – effectively eleminating vignetting problems. There are two kits, each containing three filters. Kit#1 comes with a ND 0.9 (3 stops), ND 2.4 (6 stops) and a ND 3.0 (10 stops). And kit#2 comes with a ND 3.0 (10 stops), ND 3.9 (13 stops) and a ND 4.8 (16 stops). Both kits are available in either circular or rectangular format. The rectangular kit comes also with the new filter-holder (light-leakage proof with end-caps) and integrated polarizer filter. For more info on the signature edition kits, click here.


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