Blog posts about monochrome

Silver Efex Pro

The image editing tool Silver Efex Pro has long been a much-used and highly recommended solution for converting digital (or scanned colour) images to black and white. There are many detailed options for conversion, including specific settings for reproducing the effect of old black and white photographic films like those from Ilford or Agfa. Google acquired the company in 2012…

Silver Efex Pro

The Weather Project

Visiting Olafur Eliasson’s “The Weather Project” with family, at the Tate Modern gallery in London. The figures in the top of the picture are reflected in the mirror-like ceiling of the vast turbine hall.

The Weather Project

Found on film

In going through old negatives to scan, I came across a set of unpublished black and white photographs from a day with my family in London during 2007.

Found on film

Smogging

One of my Gran’s endearing terms was “smogging” (which the rest of us know as “snogging”).

Smogging