Sorrento in Black and White

Fishermen Mending Nets

Fishermen Mending Nets

Please enjoy my street photography from Sorrento, Italy.

21 responses

  1. Color or monochrome… you are coming up with pretty interesting shots every time, enjoyed this one :)

    February 26, 2014 at 10:03 am

  2. Love this set..one of my favourites..especially the baby doll shot..very interesting use of black..so very Italian

    February 26, 2014 at 11:44 am

    • The three women were all wearing black. Thank you for stopping by.

      February 26, 2014 at 12:20 pm

  3. Great gallery of photographs!

    February 26, 2014 at 12:32 pm

  4. Perfecto . . .

    February 26, 2014 at 4:15 pm

  5. Amazing photos. I wish my colors were that vibrant.

    February 26, 2014 at 5:15 pm

    • Thank you. Try some different settings on your camera to get better color, or shoot raw if possible.

      February 26, 2014 at 10:35 pm

  6. Just WOW photos… i cant tell you how stunning these images are.

    Thank you for sharing

    February 27, 2014 at 6:31 am

  7. Amazing shots with so much to look at…the ‘quick draw’ caption was perfect. The detail in the fishermen mending nets fascinated me – how did you get so much depth?

    February 27, 2014 at 6:43 pm

    • I shot the fishermen with a 20mm f/2.8, a 20 year old lens on a full frame sensor. Depth of field is very good that way. But the truth is, I love photography.

      February 27, 2014 at 7:39 pm

  8. As much I love color photos…black and white is by far my favorite! B&W cuts right to the chase and lets the emotion of a captured moment hit you square in the heart/mind!

    March 2, 2014 at 10:44 am

    • Theanne, I do both. It just depends on what I am trying to present. A lot of photographers seem to be stuck in one mode or the other.

      March 2, 2014 at 10:48 am

      • I don’t take B&W photos, I’d love to do B&W film and develop it myself but I cheat and edit some of mine to B&W because of the emotion I feel in the photo which is diffused when it’s in color. I had quite a “chat” some time ago about color vs b&w with a professional photographer from Italy…his theory was once he had a camera that took color photos he never wanted to go back to B&W…I disagreed.

        March 2, 2014 at 10:54 am

        • Digital is inherently a color capture device. B&W digital images are created by mapping the colors to black and white tones.

          March 2, 2014 at 11:02 am

        • definitely loses something when not developed from film

          March 2, 2014 at 11:05 am

  9. I loved Sorrento! I hope you drank limoncello! So much opportunity to photograph too. I miss the scooters.

    March 4, 2014 at 12:22 pm

    • Most of the limoncello sipping was out at Capri.

      March 4, 2014 at 2:24 pm

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