Best black & white ?

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  1. Sirene

    Sirene TPF Noob!

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    If you were to do the best, most pro b&W photo, would you use PS7 or Lightroom, or neither, CS3 would do a much better work ??


    Thanks again ;)
     
  2. ann

    ann No longer a newbie, moving up!

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    take a look at Silver Efex, it is very slick.

    For years i used NikonView which came with the camera as it allowed the use of RGB channels, however, recently i have been testing Silver EFex .
     
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    musicaleCA TPF Noob!

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    SilverEfex Pro. Period. Gods I love the film grain I can get out of that thing, and the replicating the colour response of various B&W films? MMMmmmm. Heaven.
     
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    LaserSailor TPF Noob!

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    I'd use film and a darkroom. For the best most "pro" B/W photo, nothing beats Silver Gelatin.
     
  5. Big Mike

    Big Mike I am Big, I am Mike Staff Member Supporting Member

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    Doesn't really matter. It's the techniques you use, not necessarily the tools that you use.
     
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    Goontz TPF Noob!

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    Agreed. I was surprised it took so long for this response.
     
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    choudhrysaab TPF Noob!

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    i think you can achieve whatever regardless which application you choose. i mean either of the applications you've decided on can do the job for you. making it seem "professional" is simply up to you.
     
  8. Sirene

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    Ok, thanks guys !!

    Would Silver Efex work with PS 7 ?

    Thanks again !
     

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