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7 February 2011
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How To Take Good Photos

Colour: Black and white

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  • Black and white can be used to create a more intimate portrait or a more atmospheric landscape.
  • In this picture the complicated shapes and colours of Warwick Castle are reduced to blocks and lines of tone.
  • Black and white is more dependant than colour photography on shape and form to create interest.
  • Experiment with high and low contrast to give your pictures increased drama. (Contrast is the proportion of black.

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