||It is the desire of the author to promote Black
& White Photography especially in the Philippines. The author believes that a
complete photographer is one that was able to create an image from the click from the
camera all the way to exhibiting the photograph.
||Dino Lara's Black & White Photography is an
internet site intended to showcase the portfolio of the author. All photos were shot
using black & white medium. Some photos were hand painted by the author.
There were no digital manipulation except some adjustment on contrast in some photos to
compensate the softness generated by the flatbed scanners.
||This site was chosen by Tripod's Photography Pod as
the best photography site. The site was featured in the front page of Photography
Pod from April 25 to May 16, 1998. It is the sixth site that was given such
Additionally, the site was also
chosen as site of the day by Filipinolinks
Tanikalang Ginto last May 17, 1998.
||Dino Lara is an amateur photographer. He's
also an amateur web designer. However, he is a full-time professional working in one
of the telecommunications company in the Philippines.
The author also shoot in color. The color portfolio can be found in other sites.
||All photos are originally taken using black
& white film and printed using traditional darkroom techniques. The print was
then scanned using a flatbed scanner. Later, it may not be necessary to print the
photos when the author already acquired a film scanner.