Mastering Black & White Photography by John Garrett
Bestselling photographer John Garrett shares the knowledge he’s gained in more than 40 years shooting the most popular subjects in black and white: portraits, landscapes, still lifes, nudes, architecture, and art, as well as photojournalism. What makes this guide such a unique teaching tool is Garrett’s in-depth presentation of 35 case studies, each containing the whole story of the assignment—from negative to contact sheet to finished print. He makes no apologies for laying out the worst as well as the best of his work to reveal the both the problems faced by a professional photographer and their solutions. A range of subjects, types of commission, and photographic approaches are covered, and Garrett’s accessible and informative text is packed with advice, techniques, and tips.