with Serge Ramelli
Learn how to create amazing and dramatic black and white photos in Lightroom! Join Serge Ramelli as he pays homage to the masters of B&W photography by teaching you his tips and tr... READ MORE
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Unlocking the Secrets of the Black and White Masters: Classic Techniques for Creating Black and White Images
with Serge Ramelli
Learn how to create amazing and dramatic black and white photos in Lightroom! Join Serge Ramelli as he pays homage to the masters of B&W photography by teaching you his tips and tricks for creating compelling B&W photos. Serge shares his techniques for dodging and burning, working with high key B&W, creative uses for panoramic merging, converting high ISO images, creating and applying presets to save time, and so much more. Serge shares some of his own Lightroom presets to get you started. BUY COURSE
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lesson 1: Introduction (free course preview)
Join Serge as he introduces the class and discusses what will be covered in the lessons that follow.
lesson 2: Dodging and Burning in Lightroom
Following a look at some of the techniques used by Ansel Adams in the darkroom, Serge shares how to achieve similar effects using Lightroom.
lesson 3: Using Settings from One Photo On Another
Once you’ve converted a photo to B&W you can use those settings as the starting place for converting another photo from the same shoot.
lesson 4: Extreme Long Exposure
In this example, Serge demonstrates a technique for a high key B&W.
lesson 5: High ISO B&W Conversion
Sometimes you just need to shoot at a high ISO, but that can be a great starting place for a B&W conversion.
lesson 6: Panoramic Options
Panoramas can also be great candidates for conversion to B&W.
lesson 7: Creating Presets
Creating presets can really speed up your B&W conversions.
lesson 8: Using Presets
Now that you’ve created presets you can put them to use in your workflow.
lesson 9: Installing Presets and Closing Tips
Serge shares his presets and shows how to install them.
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meet  Serge Ramelli
Serge Ramelli is a landscape and urban photographer with a passion for creating beautiful photos and inspiring others to do the same. He has published multiple coffee table books, over 15 technical books on photography, has pieces being sold in over 85 galleries around the world, and hosts a Lightroom YouTube channel with over 400,000 subscribers.
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