Black and White photography is so awesome

We love it whether it’s film or digital. See all our posts about it here.

  • Black and White Beach Photography Black and white beach photography can be a really cathartic experience. Standing on the rocks hearing the crash of waves, feeling slight spray whilst watching the sun come down, can help the day’s worries just evaporate! After this blissful experience,...

  • How to photograph like Arnold Newman “But Tim, he is an environmental portrait photographer you know. What is he doing in a travel blog and why would you want to show us how to photograph like Arnold Newman?” Yes, okay, you got us! We know...

  • How to photograph like Ansel Adams I, Tim, have 2 favourite photographers. I could sit and contemplate their work for hours on end. Both these photographers are landscape master craftsmen and artists of the highest order and their images bring me untold joy. One of...

  • How toast can teach you how to create Awesome B&W images with the Dodge and Burn tools “TOAST! Tim and Ally…. Really?” “Erm yes…It really does help with Dodge and Burn tools. We’ll get to that later but first things first.” Dodge and burn tools...

  • 5 professional techniques to make a photo look old Occasionally, in your photographic life, you will find that creativity comes to a grinding halt. A bit like writers’ block! You are bored of looking at super sharp, over-saturated, perfectly grainless travel images and your creative...

  • How to photograph like Michael Kenna Learn from the Masters Some days we look at well-known photographers images and something in us just cries out “I wish I could create images like that”! At first I thought it was just me but I have discovered...

  • Best Black and White films for travel photography So, you’ve bought your beautiful film camera and are ready to take a trip to give it a jolly good work out. Now you need to feed it with Kodak, Ilford or Fujifilm’s finest offering. So what...

  • 5 essential filters for black and white photography you should own When you walk into a camera store or look at an online photographic shop there are so many filters for black and white photography that you could buy. The problem is, which one?! What...

  • How to photograph like Edward Weston So you’re out travelling and all prepared to go out to photograph that amazing landscape you noticed on the drive to the hotel yesterday. Unfortunately, the weather has other ideas and it’s pouring with rain. What can you do?...

  • Best film cameras for beginners Before we consider the best film cameras for beginners we need to ask a question. Why would you wish to shoot with a film camera when digital is so relatively cheap and immediate, and the quality is second to none?...

  • Make a digital Cyanotype photo easily Have you ever seen beautiful old photographs with a blue tone and wondered how you could create the same? A romantic cyanotype photo can look so stunning yet is so easy to do digitally. Let me take you through...

  • Convert Colour to Black and White Why would you wish to convert colour to black and white? After all, we all see in colour. There are so many reasons. Maybe the original image has too many clashing colours? It could be that the weird mix...

  • Ever wondered why your black and white images look a bit flat? Watch Tim explaining the best practice to convert your colour images into black and white in only 30 seconds. Adobe Photoshop has so many different ways of converting colour images to B&W. These...