Lough Neagh, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

What ND Filters I Carry and Why

Athena Carey loves her ND Filters...and here is how she uses them to create stunning B/W photos.

Why Black and White?

Athena Carey gives us something to think about to overcome our hesitation or uneasiness about creating Black & White images.
A foreboding scene at Ballintoy Harbour, Norethern Ireland

Using Tonal Contrast for Better BW Photography

Athena Carey give us insight on how to go about visualizing our colorful world for BW photography.

4 Elements of Impactful Black & White Photos

Elle Bruce discusses the 4 common element that she uses to create an impact with her B/W photographs.
Black and white conversion

A Little Black and White Magic Please?

Converting pictures to black and white is rewarding… but sometimes it's difficult to foresee how good a picture may look once converted to black and white.
Long Exposure B/W Image by Athena Carey

Athena Carey: B/W Long Exposure Images

Athena Carey shares some photo tips with Visual Wilderness Readers on creating stunning Long Exposure B/W photos.

What is the Subject?

Thinking process enabling the subject to stand out inline with your vision in Photography
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.
Colorado, USA

High Key Black and White

High key black and white photography showcases patterns, contrast, and subtle tones rather than color.
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Varina and Jay on Developing your Fine Art Workflow

Watch and learn while Jay talks about how he uses Nik Sharpener Pro, and Varina explains her Nik Silver Efex Pro workflow.

Quick Black and White Conversion

When Varina Patel converts an image to B&W, she usually uses Nik Silver Efex Pro. Here's a video that shows how she converted this photo.