Banding is when there aren’t enough data available between tones /colors, what unable to create a smooth transition. This commonly happens when you apply too much adjustment to a gradation. Banding usually appears on the sky, especially for a B&W photo like below. Although Banding can be a bit less obvious, but you can still notice it on the sky. Compared to a normal Landscape photo, B&W photos required more “push” to add more contrast and darken the sky. Banding on your phot
A minimalism black and white photo can be interesting but the way editing it is quite different to usual photos of Landscape or Astro. Here’re some of the adjustments I usually make when processing a black and white photo, and I hope these tips will help you in improving your photos. If you are interested in capturing the long exposure clouds using ND filter, you can check out the blog post that I wrote previously.
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