A whole new character in black and white

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Article Excerpt: “Black and white photography is a rewarding and challenging field of artistic photography. Even people who don’t care about photography can find themselves drawn to a great black and white image. As a photographer, black and white can allow you to discover a whole new character in a familiar subject. For many digital photographers, black and white photography is nothing more than colour photography converted by software. It is a matter for your own judgement whether this is effective for your photographs…Often the image you assume will convert beautifully to black and white will prove a disappointment; sometimes a photo you never imagined will surprise you. However, most serious photographers will tell you that the best black and white photos are taken when the photographer deliberately sets out with black and white images in mind. This creates an entirely different mindset in terms of how you choose and approach your subject. You may, for example, start to see potential in subjects you would never normally consider for colour photography.”~Andrew Goodall from his article Black And White Photography: Open Your Eyes to A Different Reality

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7 responses

  1. Beautiful B&W !

    March 2, 2013 at 4:55 pm

    • Junsjazz

      always much thanks Anisjarossi!

      March 3, 2013 at 2:00 am

  2. Monochrome is the future.

    March 2, 2013 at 5:43 pm

    • Junsjazz

      Monochrome was the past, is having a revival at present, and you said the rest. Thanks!

      March 3, 2013 at 2:04 am

  3. Havent thought of it that way before but you ar probably right, what you aim for naturally changes the outcome. Like the picture.

    March 2, 2013 at 8:02 pm

    • Junsjazz

      Thank you Dan for the comment and the visit ! You have great images and artworks in your blog…keep it up and keep on clicking!

      March 3, 2013 at 2:11 am

  4. Pingback: Lone Tree | Mike Hardisty Photography

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