Learn to see with fresh eyes
Get ready for your photography to take a quantum leap with this easy to follow course.
Even if you’ve been photographing for a while, Beautiful Black & White will help you see with fresh eyes.
Use any digital camera, even your phone. Post-processing is optional and not required.
Take your creativity in an exciting direction
Are you ready to look with fresh eyes?
In this creative course you’ll learn how to see captivating black & white images all around you.
Discover the joy of black & white photography and start finding beauty everywhere!
“Brit is so good at getting us to try new things and stretch ourselves.”
Explore new creative paths
There are two main ways to create black & white images.
The common method is to convert a color image in post-processing.
The game-changer is to shoot B&W straight into your camera. This helps you easily see those elusive images that only come alive in black & white.
You may even find that a combination of the two is what works best for you!
“This course defined and clarified so many things that I was trying to achieve with my images.”
What to expect
The richly illustrated course material shows how to apply the concepts to your own photography.
Case studies include landscapes, architecture, food and lifestyle photography, and still life.
Each assignment offers you the choice to capture new images or to post-process photos from your archives.
Emphasis is placed on getting black & white images in-camera.
Post-processing is optional and not required.
Use any digital camera, even your phone.
Some simple edits in post-processing are demonstrated using Adobe Lightroom CC.
(Please note this is not a course in post-processing.)
“The course has given me lots of ideas, and I realize how much I enjoy working in black and white.”
What kinds of images will you create?
The goal of this course is to supercharge your creativity.
You’ll be encouraged to experiment and explore new avenues.
Whether you prefer stark images or a soft look, this course will open up your mind.
“You gave me a lot to think about in your critique last week. Low key photography is something I’ve never tried before, but I am definitely wanting to explore more.”
“Thank you so much for this class, I have had so much fun!”
Discover a new way of seeing
Start seeing with fresh eyes in Beautiful Black & White.
Reignite your creativity with this easy to follow course.
Get ready to find the light, embrace contrast, and simplify your composition.
You may even discover a new vision for the type of photographer you’d like to become!
“What a wonderful course this is! Thank you for opening my eyes!”
What students are saying
“I really love your teaching style. This course defined and clarified so many things that I was trying to achieve with my images. Thank you for not only two fantastic classes (Beautiful Black & White and Finding Beauty) but also for helping me find my photographic style.” — Merrill
“I’ve learned lots of technical things from other classes, books, and my own experience, but your help and encouragement has been key in making me think more holistically about my work and helping me directionally. You’ve made all the difference for me and I appreciate very much all you have done.” — Mike
“I’d like to thank you for your insights and different perspectives. Between this class and Finding Beauty you’ve helped clarify my interest in more minimalistic photography. You’ve also helped stimulate my muse.” — Marc
“I really love your courses. They energize my seeing and encourage me to have fun with my camera. What a wonderful course this is! Thank you for opening my eyes!” — Chris
“The course has given me lots of ideas, and I realize how much I enjoy working in black and white. It is really making me focus to see what B&W offers the end image, and I am thoroughly enjoying it. As always, I really enjoy your courses and gain so much from them. Thank you so much!” — Sho
“Brit is so good at getting us to try new things and stretch ourselves.” — Dave
“You gave me a lot to think about in your critique last week. Low key photography is something I’ve never tried before, but I am definitely wanting to explore more.” — Kim
“I’m feeling more adventurous in editing…and wanting to see what is hiding in plain sight. The past 4 weeks have been a pleasure and an education. Thank You.” — Lesley
“Thank you so much for this class, I have had so much fun! I have always liked black and white photography and now feel like I have some tools to use to create some really fun pictures.” — Kristin
“This is a very informative class!” — Susan
Instructor: Brit Hammer
Brit Hammer is an international award-winning photographer, bestselling author, and a celebrated artist whose work is aptly described as fresh and optimistic.
Brit’s students love her intuitive eye, patience, enthusiasm and holistic nurturing because the results are unbelievably incredible and inspiring student growth.
Visit Brit’s website at brithammer.com
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“There are great photographers and great teachers, but it is rare to find a great photographer who’s also a wonderful instructor; Brit embodies that rare combination.” — Tennessee Rick Elliot
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