There are a multitude of methods by which a black & white image can be created from a digital color file, including desaturation, grayscale conversion, channel mixing, and L*A*B conversion. In addition to these basic techniques, the digital photographer now has available different software progams, either as stand alone programs or as plug-ins to Lightroom and/or Photoshop, to more carefully control the final black & white image.
This highly concentrated 3-hour workshop is limited to 16 highly fortunate participants. Register Now!
Your Instructor: David L. Robertson:
I have been interested in photography since college, where I learned how to develop my own negatives and to print black and white images. My photographs tend to reflect strong graphical elements and simplicity: regardless of subject matter. They have been described by NYC photographer and friend, Jay Maisel, as reflecting solitude, without loneliness. I have previously taught more than a dozen workshops on Lightroom and Photoshop at Viewpoint and at various photography groups in the Sacramento region. I have been a Lightroom instructor for the Barefoot Contessa Photo Adventures in New Mexico, Maine, California, and Colorado. I have also had several solo and group exhibits of my photographs, including a solo exhibit at the Pence Gallery in Davis (January 2008), a group exhibit at Viewpoint (May 2009), a two-person exhibit in Roseville (May 2010) and another two-person exhibit at for the Grants Pass Museum of Art in Oregon (October 2011).
You can learn more about me, and see additional photographs, at my website: DLRobertsonPhotography.com