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Monochromatic Madness and some ramblings

It’s weird that I see in black and white most of the time. Maybe I am a dog. Sure I love color, especially purples and yellows. Oh and blues and purples. But darnit…when light and shadows and depth throw themselves upon my visual canvas, I envision the scene in black and white.
There is something timeless and climactic and solitary about black and white images. Whether it is dramatic side light, a silhouette, partial silhouette, or light from a single, tiny, light source, black and white just seems to take over my brain. And my post processing.

Just a few recent favorites devoid of all color but bursting with monochromatic madness. Thank you for letting me ramble.


Tech Nerdery: Canon Mark III, 16-35 2.8, 35 1.4, 135 2.0

iPhone shots (at the bottom)

Gotta love ISO 10,000!

A fun one!


And of course some iphone shots because well, that’s the little camera I always have on me.

September 16, 2013 - 5:11 pm

Kristin - Such a beautiful set of black and white images!! Really gorgeous work!

September 17, 2013 - 2:36 am

Celeste Pavlik - Jo, these are gorgeous!! I am the exact same way too, and it’s not like I am missing or not seeing color it just registers in my mind as black and white. I love it! I love that you get it!

October 3, 2013 - 3:26 am

Liz - wow. these are all so wonderful. I am a huge b/w fan and these are some of the best I’ve seen! gorgeous!