too many grey tones .. HELP!!

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  1. isolated

    isolated TPF Noob!

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    i'm a new photography student ... and i was all just confused when i took black and white photography it came out with lots of grey ... i kept wondering on how other people could get their black and white photo so perfectly .. do they do it by push processing ??
    i know this is such a silly question .. but canu guys help ...thanks :p
     
  2. ksmattfish

    ksmattfish Now 100% DC - not as cool as I once was, but still

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    Post an example. Sounds like a contrast issue; which can be dealt with in lighting, exposure, film choice, development, and printing. Help us narrow it down.
     
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    terri Administrator Staff Member Supporting Member

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    It would help if we could see one of the images you're not happy with....it might have a lot to do with your exposure, or a lot to do with poor processing. You can have a good negative but still a flat, nasty gray print if it's developed poorly.
     
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    Dammit, Matt, we're posting at the same time too much! :wink:
     
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    And posting an example of what you are going for would be helpful, too. Some people like really high contrast or other things that might not be the "norm".
     

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