(Left to Right) Original color file with no corrections. Color and density corrected color image. Black and white version after Image > Mode > Grayscale conversion.

Nine Steps to Better Digital Black and White

written by: Cort Anderson

Since my 7th grade science teacher took the time to show me how to develop film and make prints, almost everything I made was on black and white film. As I started shooting digital about ten years ago I wanted to do black and white digitally but was disappointed in the results I was getting. It took a couple of years of experimenting with different methods and various printers but I slowly created a digital black and white process that is simple, repeatable and has great results. Here are the nine steps that make up my basic digital black and Read more »