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Today’s Photo Friday entry is entitled: Black and White © Jan Marshall
I love black and white photography. (I already have a post titled “I Love Black and White” in fact!) In the days when I used to draw, my favorite media were charcoal, pencils, and india ink. I love black and white in general. Often my color photographs will exhibit black and white qualities.
“Black and White” can be interpreted SOOOOO many ways in this setting. I was thinking of doing something super-creative and unexpected. Nahhhhhh. 🙂
On one my cousin Julie’s and my many little road trips, we happened upon these fantastic weeds in a park. I was so disappointed that I couldn’t get my macro setting working on my old digital. None of the pictures came out clearly…at least the part I wanted to be clear didn’t come out clearly. The shape of the weeds was so wonderful, that I thought I might be able to make something interesting out of them by digitally manipulating them…
This image has a monochromatic grayscale feel to it to start with, so I converted it to grayscale:
Didn’t care for the result. Too blah. Still doesn’t change the lack of focus and now it had lost the warmth of the golden hues. I wondered what it would look like if I converted it to a true black and white picture:
Loved it! Reminded me of a Jackson Pollack painting, with a twist…or is that with a curly-q?
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