Notable: ”Why Choose B&W?”, Outdoor Photographer Magazine

In Article, Black and White Photography on July 18, 2011 at 3:25 pm


Jason Bradley

The latest issue of Outdoor Photographer has multiple articles on Black and White photography covering technique, software and hardware. One of the articles is by Jason Bradley:

In the spirit of full disclosure, I’m not opposed to color. In fact, I love my big-screen color television and color photography. But there are some subjects that are best revealed when we transform them into monochrome images.

For many, the days of Ansel Adams are remembered and revered as a time of high-art photography, and black-and-white imagery recalls a lost era of the craft. The tools have changed, but the same sense of craft endures. Instead of the wet darkroom with all the chemicals and mechanical tools, we have a digital version that makes black-and-white photography more accessible while maintaining the need to be a craftsman.

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