From Capture to Print - Tuesday, Feb 15 2022 @ 6:00PM

The Art of Black and White Photography with Lewis Katz


On February 15 th , 2022 at 6:00 p.m. the Lancaster Photography Association is having our General Meeting with Lewis Katz as our guest speaker. His topic will be: From Capture to Prints – The Art of Black and White Photography.

Please join us for this Zoom meeting! You will learn some useful information that you can put into use for our upcoming Monochrome competition in March.

Zoom info:
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https://us02web.zoom.us/j/83368027851?pwd=UjQrc3VBTEx1M0NOdHBpL0ZYRURYZz09
Meeting ID: 833 6802 7851
Passcode: 246894

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

By first looking at some black and white images from iconic photographers we will discuss the reasons to convert to monochrome: timelessness, contrast, mood, pattern and emotion. Using personal imagery, the black and white conversion process will be demonstrated using both Lightroom as well as Nik software. Why you should always shoot in color and then convert to monochrome and the importance of the color channels in the conversion process. The emotional impact of black and white versus color will also be discussed. How to create more dramatic and powerful images using contrast as well as creative composition. This presentation is a unique combination of the “how to” with the “why and when” which sets it apart from other programs in regards to black and white photography.

BIOGRAPHY

Lewis had a camera in his hand from the age of 14. Inspired by his father he began to explore photography more seriously in high school with a darkroom in the basement. Fast forward many years to his life in Baltimore and his joining the Baltimore Camera Club. Further inspired by his peers Lewis became an award-winning photographer and photography teacher. He currently teaches at Johns Hopkins University, the Community College of Baltimore Country, Capital Photography Center out of DC as well as at the Baltimore Camera Club. He lives for the aha! moments which only teaching can provide.

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