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By George Schaub

•Shows photographers tips to use electronic printing thoughts to create masterful black-and-white images
•Digital printing is changing the darkroom-everyone who shoots in black and white must recognize those really expert techniques

Everybody's capturing in black and white-for weddings, for studio paintings, for graphics and relatives photographs, and something that appears nice with a vintage, documentary sort. electronic cameras provide help to shoot in black and white, yet many photographers are suffering to create the pointy, crisp, undying glance of serious photographs during this medium. they wish Amphoto's advisor to electronic Black and White Printing. From new electronic how one can practice conventional darkroom innovations (such as publicity, burning and dodging, and spotlight regulate) to dealing with duotones, hue saturation, or even "hand coloring"'s all the following, in black and white.

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The photograph was taken at sunset. Karijini National Park, Western Australia  Pentax 645D, Pentax SMC DA 645 25mm f/4 AL (IF) SDM AW lens, 2 seconds, f11, ISO 100, tripod 51 WILDERNESS LANDSCAPE Little waterfall at Dales Gorge Ignacio Palacios, New South Wales After the steep walk down to the depths of Dales Gorge, a 15-minute walk to the right-hand side of the trail will lead you to an area with great little waterfalls. Some of them are very photogenic and can be shot from amazing angles. 8 lens, 2 seconds, f11, ISO 100, tripod 52 WILDERNESS LANDSCAPE Tidal reflections Jarrod Castaing, New South Wales Tea trees glow in the first rays of morning light along the still waters of Tidal River at mainland Australia’s southernmost point – Wilsons Promontory.

5L USM macro lens, 1/200, f8, ISO 100, Canon Speedlite 580EX, handheld 27 B o ta n i c a l S u bj e c t This may be a portrait or a habitat shot. 28 BOTANICAL Subject – Winner Fungi in mist Raoul Slater, Queensland Each morning for a fortnight, a cluster of fungi would erupt out of a pile of wood chips overnight but be withered up and gone a few hours after sunrise. I would lie in the mulch and push my macro lens through the mushrooms, looking for effects of atmosphere in the misty light. 6, ISO 400, handheld ‘It’s hard to make mushrooms exciting, but this photographer has captured a strong, atmospheric image that has a great composition and transcendent quality.

It was a breathtaking experience to be so close to the bird and also to photograph it. I never did get to photograph the lizard I was after! 2, ISO 100, in-built flash, handheld 25 ANIMAL PORTRAIT Green Tree Python (Morelia viridis) Stephen Zozaya, Queensland Betraying its relatively recent land connection with New Guinea, Cape York Peninsula harbours several animal species that are found nowhere else in Australia but are widespread in New Guinea. Green Tree Pythons are one of those animals, being restricted in Australia to rainforests of the Iron and McIlwraith ranges.

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