Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Black & White


Over on Facebook I've just done a five day challenge of posting a black & white photo each day.  I've never been especially drawn to B &W,  being really enraptured by color.  But in the process of choosing photos that showed up well in B & W, I began to get an inkling of why people like it so . . . 



















14 comments:

Thérèse said...

Excellent!
My favorite? The foot.

Ms. A said...

These are fantastic, Vicki, WOW! I like the foot, too!

Christie Campbell said...

I love black and white photos. They enhance textures and just capture the simplicity of the subject or the stark reality. These are gorgeous selections.

June said...

I'll appreciate this more in July, if you repost it then.

KarenB said...

Those are lovely, Vicki. I've always loved black and white portraits. There's something about that start simplicity of no color that allows the emotions to step forward.

NCmountainwoman said...

I love these photographs. I've always liked black and white but for some reason never photograph without color. I'll have to give it a try.

Suz said...

Good grief you are a natural. All I can say is more please. Actually I see a writer's perspective in each

Jim Egerton said...

You have done it Vicki. How lovely all of them are. You captured light and shadow and form. Going from true black to paper white is capturing the total dynamic range of light. My favorite is the crows, no blur there. The foot also is wonderful. Thank you for sharing them with us.

Brian Miller said...

black n white. makes the textures pop...like the end of that plank....really some lovely shots....

Frances said...

Vicki, you've a fine eye for black and white photography's possibilities. Each one of these pictures has a special quality...and could suggest a story to be written.

Bravo! xo

Barbara Rogers said...

Super...I love the textures and contrasts and forms that B & W provides. But why did the crow say "Dang?"

Vicki Lane said...

I think he was tired of the snow, Barb.

Barbara Rogers said...

That's understandable, then!

Darla said...

Wow. Some gorgeous examples of B&W…!