Mostly I shoot color because that is the native mode of digital photography. However, I found a few scenes here that looked good in monochrome. These were shot in five different European countries.
This entry was posted on August 8, 2013 by Ron Scubadiver. It was filed under Baltic, Black and White, Photography, Travel and was tagged with art, arts, blog, life, outdoors, photo, photos.
August 8, 2013 at 10:22 am
August 8, 2013 at 10:26 am
Like them all – B&W does work for each of these. My favorite is “Bigfoot” – as I am partial to industrial images. Also the abstracts are right up there as well.
August 8, 2013 at 10:32 am
Thank you Robert. I have a few other B&W images posted from the trip simply because I did not think to organize things that way until after I had made a few posts. In the past I posted as I went, but I am transitioning to collecting everything from the trip and organizing it when I get home. It is certainly easier to edit on my fast desktop than on a much slower notebook.
August 8, 2013 at 10:36 am
Yes, when I went down to PA – I was stuck posting from my in-laws computer with DSL – very slow. Funny how we get used to a particular speed.
August 8, 2013 at 11:15 am
August 8, 2013 at 10:46 am
August 8, 2013 at 10:49 am
I enjoy the change-up. Monochrome works well for me, so thanks. I’m especially appreciative of Hobbit Hole. You captured it well.
August 8, 2013 at 10:52 am
August 9, 2013 at 8:38 am
Memorable monochromes–well done.
August 8, 2013 at 11:06 am
You could set my settings and I could stand right by you and take pictures and I still couldn’t do that. Your work is beautiful. Hobbit Hole is awesome.
August 8, 2013 at 11:39 am
interesting geometric work…
August 8, 2013 at 11:56 am
August 8, 2013 at 1:00 pm
I think b/w works well for these, I love the details it can bring out.
August 8, 2013 at 12:24 pm
August 8, 2013 at 1:01 pm
I agree, there is something romantic about black & white
August 8, 2013 at 12:35 pm
These are absolutely lovely!!
August 8, 2013 at 3:33 pm
August 8, 2013 at 3:34 pm
B&W quality photos, there is just something about them that make you imagine colour.
August 8, 2013 at 10:39 pm
August 9, 2013 at 6:37 am
They do look very good in monochrome. I particularly like the zig zags and the Viking Burial ship.
August 8, 2013 at 11:29 pm
Thank you. Neither of those had any real color in them to start with.
Thank you for liking “Unusual Advertising Vehicles.” I enjoyed looking at the geometric patterns and shapes in these photos. I agree that these photos look great in monochrome. I think monochrome makes these patterns and shapes stand out more than they would if the pictures were taken in color. I have been a fan of your black-and-white photography ever since I saw “Gargoyle Tree,” and I look forward to seeing more of your monochrome pictures in the future. :)
August 9, 2013 at 3:44 am
August 9, 2013 at 6:38 am
August 9, 2013 at 8:13 am
Please do not be disappointed, but I do not participate in referral awards.
August 9, 2013 at 8:16 am
I totally understand! When I first looked at it I was reminded of a chain letter :)…but, I was having a bad week, so I thought I would let you all know how I felt about your support. It doesn’t need to travel further :). I love your posts/ photography!!!!
August 9, 2013 at 8:27 am
August 9, 2013 at 8:31 am
love the monochromatic look to these shots…works wonderfully well for them all! someone told me eliminating the color takes way the distractions leaving the textures, contrasts & detail…
August 9, 2013 at 7:57 pm
Heather, removing distractions is true. It is a matter of choices and it is best to stay open to all alternatives.
August 9, 2013 at 9:25 pm
Of course, it is all a choice…but being open is learning
August 10, 2013 at 3:59 pm
August 10, 2013 at 4:17 pm
sometimes it is as simple as black and white. always partial to stair ways – up or down.
August 18, 2013 at 8:23 am
The stairs with the statue has turned out to be a favorite.
August 18, 2013 at 4:10 pm
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