Black & White Imagery Ingredients

By using the right ingredients, as Martin Henson explains, not only you can give better definition to an image but you can also improve its depth of tone, hence producing superb Black and White images

The four ingredients needed to produce superb Black and White images:
1. Mood & Vision
2. Tonal range
3. Contrast
4. Texture

Let me start with a quote from the great man himself “The negative is comparable to the composer's score and the print to its performance. Each performance differs in subtle ways”.

What did he mean by that statement? Let’s break it down using the same musical analogy…

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Martin Henson

Martin tries to capture nature’s sense of power and scale in his images. Not as the camera sees it but rather through his own interpretation and inspiration.

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