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Jan 19, 2021 18:44:46   #
PAR4DCR Loc: A Sunny Place
 
Welcome to UHH cheechwizard, glad you joined us. I see a member has answered your question.
Have fun, learn and enjoy the forum.

Don

Jan 19, 2021 18:45:49   #
Nigel7 Loc: Worcestershire. UK.
 
Hello and welcome. You have been told about the mono setting in the picture styles but this isn't necessarily the best thing to do. You are better to take in Colour in the camera and then convert to Mono in post processing. This has two main benefits. Firstly you maintain the options of choosing either colour or mono in the future. Also, because you still have all the colour channels, as you desaturate to create the mono image you can change the shading separately on each of those colour channels. You may have blue sky, green grass and leaves, people in red or yellow clothes etc. Each colour can be separately given different shades of black to white to give your favourite final mono image. You have much greater control of your final image.
However, if you don't want to get into post processing stick to the mono setting in camera.
Good luck and whatever you choose enjoy.

Jan 19, 2021 19:47:17   #
jack schade Loc: La Pine Oregon
 
Welcome to the forum. I shoot Nikon so I can’t help you, but glad to have you aboard.

Jack

 
 
Jan 20, 2021 13:19:26   #
captivecookie
 
Welcome!

Jan 20, 2021 16:24:10   #
John from gpwmi Loc: Michigan
 
cheechwizard wrote:
I’m 67 years young and have dabbled in photography since I was in high school. I didn’t have the time to be more serious with it because life got in my way. Now that I’m retired it’s time to get with the program. So here’s my question, I recently obtained a Canon 60D and I need an answer and hope somebody out there has an answer. I know there’s an auto setting for color but is there an auto setting for black and white? Any help would be greatly appreciated.


Welcome to the forum.

Feb 5, 2021 16:16:35   #
DickC Loc: NE Washington state
 
cheechwizard wrote:
I’m 67 years young and have dabbled in photography since I was in high school. I didn’t have the time to be more serious with it because life got in my way. Now that I’m retired it’s time to get with the program. So here’s my question, I recently obtained a Canon 60D and I need an answer and hope somebody out there has an answer. I know there’s an auto setting for color but is there an auto setting for black and white? Any help would be greatly appreciated.


Welcome to the forum! I'm 82, still love film and B&W!!

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