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    Windows Size 14.1 MB
    iPhone Size 24 MB
    Android Size 5.8 MB
    iPad Size 17.9 MB

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    Windows: XP or later 32/64-bit
    iPhone: iOS 7.0+
    Android: iOS 4.0+
    iPad: iOS 5.1+

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  • Dramatic  |  PHOTOGRAPHY

    Mac 2.06 Updated: 10/21/14
    Windows 2.05 Updated: 8/14/13
    iPhone 2.12 Updated: 9/04/14
    Android 2.11 Updated: 7/25/14
    iPad 2.04 Updated: 9/22/13

  • Reviews

    The most
    Fantastic and Best
    BW App for iPad

    I was looking for such BW app on app store that utilizing lighting. hence i can make the light direction. i found Moir and Drmatic BW when I compared one-by-one, Drmatic BW wins the competition because it has multiple spotlight and more control to Noir. So i am happy with my choice here. Well done

    Simply Awesome!

    Love this!! Another great app from one of the best devs on the app store!!

    Just What I Have
    Been Looking For!!!!

    I have been wanting a one-stop b&w app for a long time, and this is it. You can control color filters, exposure, contrast, vignetting (similar to Noir), toning, grain, and sharpening in a single app that saves at full resolution. And you can save your own presets. The infrared and HDR features are not very useful for me, but it doesn't matter because the other features are so awesome. Woohoo! ! (Note to the developers: this app, even more than Vintage Scene or Grungetastic, would benefit hugely from an HD version.)

    Dramatic Black
    & White

    Like all the apps from this developer, this app produces stunning results.

    Brilliant App. Great Quality.

    This app goes beyond simply turning your photos into black and whites. It's very similiar to SimplyHDR app (which I love as well), but strictly b&w. You can get some pretty dramatic results without losing resolution. I've applied this app to several photos, then later blowing them up to sizes as big as 16x20. I am very pleased with the results.


    The photos that can be produced from this app are nothing short of dazzling. I've always love black & white (much more that color photos) but no app tailored it's craft to it, until now. I almost always use this app after taking a photo and it's officially the best dolar i've ever spent.

    Dramatic Black & White

    As a dyed-in-the-wool B&W photography lover, this app. is one of THE most awesome gifts to those of us who love the "unusual". I've been an admirer of Ansel Adams for many years and own a few of his originals, and have to think even he would be impressed with the abilities of this app. Even the novice photographer can take photos and turn them into breath-taking works of art. My greatest compliments to the designer of this easy to use app. That should earn many awards for "App. Of the Year." Kudos!! Going to pass this on to all my iPhone owning, photography loveing friends. It's worth 10x the price!!

Dramatic Black & White
Make a Black and White Photo with Light Contrast Grit and Form

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JixiPix's Supercharged Retro Sophisticated Simple uberCool Dramatic Black & White was too long a name for the app store, so we were forced to edit it down.

Introducing: Dramatic Black & White

Everyone knows it doesn't get better than classic Black & White - it's the artistic soul of photography. Referencing one of our favorite Ansel Adams quotes: "Great Black & White photos aren't taken - they're made". Using Dramatic Black & White you can make your own black and white photographs, ones where light and contrast, grit and form come together to tell a story; ones where stone and sky, water and light transcend the material world and ascend to the Photographers’ Gallery. With Dramatic Black & White there are no mistakes you can't fix, no limits to your vision, no stopping until you're finished, nothing to hold you back from truly 'making your photos' and making them - Oh.My.Gosh. good!

JixiPix's Dramatic Black & White app starts by leaving color in the rearview mirror, and enables you to make expert adjustments with easy-to-use, fully customizable controls to contrast and light, texture and shape. Before your eyes, watch your photo transform into the dramatic looks of the past and cutting-edge styles of the present.
Dramatic Black & White Features
  • Professional-quality classic and modern Black & White from an easy-to-use application
  • One-of-a-kind ellipse spotlight tool to put the focus where you want it
  • Loads of presets, to get you started fast
  • The ability to create personal-favorite custom presets using the "Save" menu
  • The addictive JixiPix Randomizer – so much fun!
  • Easy-to-use slider controls to adjust light, contrast and texture just how you want it
  • Superfast preview mode to immediately see edit results, with large image rendered at save
  • Direct posting to Facebook Instagram, Twitter & Tumblr. Share your masterpieces!
  • The ability to use Hi-Res images for top-quality results
  • Superior customer support and updates – we're committed to your long-term satisfaction

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    Dramatic Black & White - Spotlight Tool

    Included in all versions is the exclusive JixiPix "Ellipse Spotlight". This tool enable you to easily and expertly focus and fine-tune light, contrast, texture and form.

    Dramatic Black & White - Mac & Windows App

    The Mac and Windows Versions allows multiple "Ellipse Spotlights" to draw focus to each subject in the composition. Change the Spotlight's intensity using the "Adjust" tab on the right control panel.

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    Artists Showcase by Jamie Smed [ Check her out on Flickr ]
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    In the past black and white photograhpy was hard, and O.M.G. photos were rare. It took years of training, trial-and-error, and all sorts of chemical processes to bring a few fortunate 'photos' to the photographer's full vision. In today's digital world, most everyone is fortunate to have a camera to express their unique experiences and vision. However, along with film, we've lost the darkroom's completion. More photos are taken. Fewer are finished. Fewer are made. Often their light is flat, their edges rough. Their subject stays in the shadows. We suggest you buck that trend and create your own black and white visions! Ones of the majestic Yosemite Valley, a Roman street scene, your wedding kiss – or a 2012 Camaro SS – anything you love.

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