A Modern Black and White Photography Post-Processing Workflow
with Bryan ONeil Hughes
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01 Class Introducftion02:20
Class duration: 1h 21mSee all 6 lessons
About The Class
Learn how to post-process your black and white images
- The importance of raw
- End-to-end processing in Adobe Lightroom CC
- Localized editing in Adobe Photoshop CC
Software Used: Adobe Lightroom CC 2015.2 - 2015.3
Workflow For Modern Black And White Photography13:29
Raw End To End Process In Adobe Lightroom24:10
Localized Edits In Photoshop CC19:38
Access Edited Photos In Lightroom05:17
Editing And Publishing On Mobile Devices16:14
Black and White Working File
80% of students recommend this class.
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He is a great teacher, but I resent the confusion over the wonders of producing and sharing photos and videos with apps and mobile devices, vs. producing fine art or high quality specialized portrait or landscape or wildlife, etc. Standards have not gone down just because so many people have great access to producing good things. Great literature is still great literature, no matter how many people write good things. Same is true for the visual arts. Short cutting the methods that produce great work, including producing great black and white and great prints, doesn't produce greatness. I love his idea, I follow them, but that is no reason to negate the traditional greatness that still has no shortcuts.
Bryan lays out a comprehensive, yet efficient approach to converting images to black and white and included many examples in this course. It's more than just clicking the "black and white" buttons in Lightroom or Photoshop. I especially like the suggestion to make Presets of the various B&W conversions I've used so they can easily be applied during import. Bryan also covered very quickly various other very useful and fun Adobe products including Adobe Spark Post and Portfolio, and I even made a Spark Post during class and posted it to my facebook page. Lots of interesting content in this class, which I'm definitely going to watch again!
I wanted to learn more about creating a black and white workflow. I'm just starting out, and so far, my attempts have been fine. I want to get better at it. Bryan's course made the whole process seem easy and didn't rely on cheap outs in creating them. I learned how to better use Lightroom when it comes to creating black and white photos.
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