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Monochrome

Post by JOJO » Sat Oct 06, 2018 10:36 pm

Is there any difference between taking a picture with the in camera monochrome setting or taking a colour picture and adjusting to monochrome on PC?
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Re: Monochrome

Post by John » Sat Oct 06, 2018 11:17 pm

Yes, I think if you have a Monochrome setting in camera that gives the results you like, then why look further. I don't believe in making work for the sake of it.

If you go the other route, some skill in Photoshop would be good to make the most of what is available.

The other point is one of process and the way we think. If we set the camera to monochrome then we will be thinking Black and White when shooting the images, looking for shape and form rather than colour. Shooting in colour we tend to see something different and some images may well be suitable for converting to black and white, but the majority may not be.

It's a matter of thinking creatively in two different ways.
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Re: Monochrome

Post by JOJO » Sun Oct 07, 2018 12:15 pm

Thanks John for answering yet another of my random questions :lol:
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