The black and white thread (film or digital)


With Trevor's recent thread on Nik Silver Efex 2 some fantastic b&w images were shared. While that thread is a great discussion of different processes and techniques this thread can simply be a showcase of members black and white images, film or digital conversions.

1. Digital conversion in Photoshop

2. Digital conversion in Photoshop

3. 35mm b&w film

4. 35mm b&w film

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Here are a few B&W from the trip home from the Overland Expo and other excursions

Panasonic DMC-GF1
Along old Route 66

Adrian, Tx Panasonic DMC-GF1

Antelope Canyon

City of Rocks NM DMC-GF1

Sego Canyon Canon 5D


Corona Arch

manipulated colors prior to conversion then made additional adjustments.

Horseshoe Canyon

similar post processing as Corona Arch.

Hidden Canyon, near Moab

I was about to delete this one, decided last second to try a conversion first, and found a keeper.


35mm bw film

35mm bw film

Digital Conversion- LR2 & PS

Digital Conversion - LR2 & PS

The way back machine- Digital Conversion with nothing more than Iphoto (don't think I had PS yet)

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