Tip of the Day: Black and white photography

Some tips for getting better black and white photos: • Always shoot in color and convert to black and white on your computer. The black and white setting on your camera works by capturing color and then converting it-- your software will do a much better job.• Focus on texture.

Some tips for getting better black and white photos:

• Always shoot in color and convert to black and white on your computer. The black and white setting on your camera works by capturing color and then converting it-- your software will do a much better job.

• Focus on contrast. Viewers naturally pick out areas of contrast-- keeping this in mind will make your photos more compelling from the start.

• Focus on texture. By taking away color you remove one layer of complexity, unmasking subtle textures.

For more tips, check out The Top 5 Black & White Photography Tips by Brian Auer at Epicedits.com.

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