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Ben freer suggest me to convert image that I had taken from camera phone to black & white. And I did it, the result is amazing. the image is better than ever. My question is, is it better in black & white for image taken from camera phone?
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Black and white will sometimes disguise the noise and other defects from cheaper cameras. Also black and white will sometimes make a subject / object stand out much more than it does in color
There are those who believe you can make a rubbish colour image better by converting it to " Black & White .....!!!!!!!
Sad fact is all you get is a rubbish image in " Black & White " ......
In the same way that you can't polish a turd, An image needs to be good in its own right, No matter if it is in colour or Black & White.....!!!!
Most who really know what they are talking about in Black & White, Actually see the image as a Black & White before they fire the shutter button, ........
Trying to mask bad images by converting them to something else, Never works convincingly.
Quote: Most who really know what they are talking about in Black & White, Actually see the image as a Black & White before they fire the shutter button, ........Grin
Quite so with whatever camera is used.
The sensation and glamour colour gives is removed in B&W that enphasises texture and shapes.
It would be more useful if we could see the image with the modification.
I saw some interesting research some time ago that showed that, when all other factors were eliminated, viewers would spend twice as long looking at a monochrome image in a Gallery as they would viewing a colour image. The explanation was fairly complex but the two factors I remember were that a monochrome image allows for more interpretation by the viewer and also that chrominance and luminance are processed by different parts of the brain.
By the way, in relation to Quote: Most who really know what they are talking about in Black & White, Actually see the image as a Black & White before they fire the shutter button
I tend to do both. Sometimes I have identified a particular scene or subject as lending itself to monochrome before I make the exposure; sometimes I look at a colour image and think that it might lend itself to a monochrome interpretation.
Thank you for your quick response guys. I know, bad picture is still bad even in black and white. So I have been edited on the advice of the "master".
Any suggestions on this photo? "work on Problem"
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