Better Black & White

The more time i spend with my camera, the more I realize how much I love black and white photography. There is something striking and timeless about monochrome images that just does it for me in a way that color hasn’t been able to do yet. I feel like color can often distract from the overall feeling and energy of a photo, and I never noticed that before I started experimenting with black and white.

The photos you see here are certainly NOT interesting or ‘good’ by any stretch of the imagination (they’re all pretty bad actually), and I’m definitely not showing them off as good black and white photography… they are just sample shots from my teaching experiment this past weekend. My favorite shot from that experiment is here, but please read on if you’re interested in what I learned about shooting in black and white.

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