Waiting - Varina Patel

Dramatic Monochrome

It was a lot of fun to go through my portfolio in search of photographs that would work well in Black and White.
Frozen in Time

Smooth Tones

When I convert to black and white, I want a clean, noise-free image with smooth transitions between tones.

Light and Landscape Issue 2 Released!

In this issue, I share my process for creating a black and white photograph, and Jay and I share tips for developing your post production fine art workflow.
Lake Crescent, Olympic National Park; Washington (WA); USA

In the Mood

B/W Photographs are great to create dark and moody images as seen in this photo from Olympic National Park, WA.
Big Island - Hawai'i, USA

Peeling Back the Layers

I start by taking a look at my finished color image and thinking about what I want to accomplish with my conversion to black and white.
Photographic Styles

Fireside Chat: Developing An Artistic Style

Jay and I usually shoot together, but over time we've each…