As the first batch of Leica M Monochroms begin to be delivered to their owners, I’ve received a surprisingly large number of questions and requests for info or a DVD on how to handle the Monochrom files. More than enough to justify producing one. The DVD is in a similar format to the previous general Photoshop Workflow for Photographers but with 15 specific examples that consist of M-Monochrom files shot under various conditions, of various subjects.
The video takes you through my modified B&W workflow specifically for the Leica M-Monochrom, and is designed to be a useful starting place for photographers wanting to get that ‘pop’ out of their files. It’s 2h10min long, in low-compression Quicktime format at the native 1440x900px resolution of my screen to capture all of the subtle nuances. Building on feedback from the previous DVD, I’ve now got a before and after preview of the files processed as examples below, as well as further improved audio quality. I also address superscaling/ upsizing for making very large prints.
Feb 2013 Update: The Photoshop Workflow Video for the Leica M Monochrom is US$65 via paypal and digital delivery – please include the product you’re ordering and the email address you’d like the download link delivered to.
Thank you again in advance for your support! MT
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