When you think of landscape photography, you probably think of bright and vibrant swathes of color, but black and white images can be dramatic, compelling, and eye-catching. That being said, working in black and white comes with its own challenges and pitfalls beyond those of working in color. This helpful video tutorial discusses seven common mistakes landscape photographers make when working in black and white and how to avoid or fix them.
Coming to you from Photo Tom, this excellent video tutorial will show you seven mistakes in black and white landscape photography and how to avoid or fix them. While a lot of modern landscape photography is full of saturated colors that pop off the screen, we have all seen dramatic classics from legends like Ansel Adams. Stripping the frame down to just its tonality can be a way to create a simpler, more compelling, and more powerful experience for the user. One simple way to make it easier in the process is to switch your camera to its monochrome picture profile, which will allow you to visualize the result as you shoot. Check out the video above for the full rundown.
And if you really want to dive into landscape photography, check out "Photographing The World 1: Landscape Photography and Post-Processing with Elia Locardi."