From B&W to Creative Color - If you enjoy working with black and white film and prints but are intrigued by color too, here's how you can add color wherever you want it. Photographers of all abilities can learn how to explore that gray area between the black and whote print and the full color photograph; using this guide, you can learn how to add color and vitality to make your photographs unique.
The simple to follow instructions, which require no special skill, equipment, or darkroom, will help you create photographs that excite the imagination. More than 40 photographs from the author's collection are beautifully reproduced on high-quality paper to demonstrate the effectiveness of these simple procedures.
Topics include colorizing (tinting and toning) black and white prints, adding color selectively to black and white prints, print retouching, archival printing techniques and storing, mounting and framing prints. A valuable guide for anyone who wants to turn an ordinary photograph into a personalized master print.
About the Author: Jerry Davidson comes from a family of artists and has worked as both an artist and a photographer for the past 18 years. His paintings, drawings and photographs have been widely exhibited in public and private galleries. Numerous magazines have featured his articles and photographs on photographic technique, travel and aviation.
A former military and commercial airline pilot, Jerry retains an association with aviation as an official photographer for the reknowned Canadian Air Forces "Snowbirds" Air Demonstration Team. He and his wife live on Saltspring Island near Victoria, B.C., where he works out of his home studio and teaches art.