There’s more than one way to transform a digital image to a beautiful black-and-white one, in fact there’s more than one great way. This course will teach you techniques for doing just that using the powerful tools found in Photoshop. You’ll learn how to overcome potential challenges during post-production, as well as get black-and-white photography tips to guide you through the process every step of the way.
David Nightingale is an internationally acclaimed, award winning photographer and instructor.
David's photoblog, chromasia, is currently ranked as the 16th most influential UK blog and has received numerous nominations and awards. His corporate clients have included the Bahamas Ministry of Tourism, the Arts Council in England, the DIFC in Dubai, the Van Volxem winery in Germany, and Sony, UK; and his images have been licensed for a variety of uses worldwide.
His work has been exhibited in London, Dubai, Bulgaria, and Florence.
In 2007, after 15 years of teaching, David resigned his position as a senior university lecturer to concentrate on his photography, since which time he has been the Creative Director of Chromasia Training Limited – a photographic and post-production training company, specialising in online photography and post-production training, one-to-one tuition, and the delivery of high-quality workshops and photo tours around the world.
David has been an instructor in Dubai at every major Gulf Photo Plus training event since 2007 and has also run classes at the Perfect Picture School of Photography in the USA. In October 2011 he presented a live three day Post-Production workshop for Creative Live in Seattle.
David has also authored four books: Baby Photography Now (2007), Practical HDR: The Complete Guide to Creating High Dynamic Range Images with Your Digital SLR (2009), Extreme Exposure: Advanced Techniques for Creative Digital Photography (2010), and Mastering Exposure (2015).
Appearances elsewhere include a guest blog post on Scott Kelby's Photoshop Insider, various appearances on the BBC and ITV television networks in the UK, and in the printed press worldwide.
When he's not teaching David lives with his wife and five children, and they share their time between their homes in Blackpool, on the UK's north west coast; and Dryanovo, in mountainous Central Bulgaria.