Copyright 2007 C. Novack, NO PERMISSION granted to reproduce or use any part of the photo.
I have joined a 30 day B&W 'challenge' in which one can explore the principles & techniques of B&W photography, utilize them, share techniques, and give & receive helpful critiques on one's work. This was my Day 5.
Photo is of my youngest child. I so love this one because the expression is just pure JOY.
My thanks to Gilad for the wonderful information on exposure in this journal [link]
Especially on the techniqe of Underexposure with flash fill.
Shutter 1/800 sec
Taken at 5:30 with strong sunset backlighting.
Flash used at a distance of 4 1/2 feet away from subject.
Converted from color
Automatic Saturation Enhancement Bias: More Colorful Strength: Strong
Channel Mixer: Output channel Red Setting at 42% Red, 21% Green, and Blue at 22% with a Constant set at 1%
Resize from original
Sharpen to prevent loss of detail from the resizing
Save for web.