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I Love Black and White Photography

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    Going through my collection of photos,

    I often edit a few in Black n' white to geta contrast a depth feel.Here's one I took out in the countryduring one of my long drives. 
    bemyvalentine bemyvalentine 56-60, F 7 Responses Apr 28, 2014

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    I thought I would share a photo of my father.

    An avid photographer himself. This is a selfiehe took with a timer to capture his true self.I love the angle his look - just everything about itThis is the way I remember him. I got my deeplove and eye for photography from him.Thank you, Pop. I know you're watching mefrom the...
    bemyvalentine bemyvalentine 56-60, F 7 Responses Apr 28, 2014

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    DaddyforGirls DaddyforGirls 41-45, M Apr 17

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    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 22

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    LOOKN4NSIGHT43 LOOKN4NSIGHT43 41-45, F Aug 25, 2014

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    colorful pictures are beautiful to eyes .

    .. But black & white pictures brings out the actual depth of feelings :)
    Kheya092 Kheya092 22-25, F 1 Response Feb 26

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    Why I Will Never Give Up Film

    I love black and white photography. I love the aesthetic of it, the dramatic quality to it, and the amazing effects of the play of shadow and light. That being said I find with modern digital cameras even high end DSLRs black and white pictures never look right. They look like...
    PicturesOfABetterLife PicturesOfABetterLife 31-35, M 4 Responses May 16, 2013

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    This is one of my favorite pictures.

    Taken 20 years ago when my son was three weeks old
    FlatbushGuy21 FlatbushGuy21 46-50, M 4 Responses Feb 23

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    My Latest Creation

    What is on the other side?
    deleted deleted 26-30 14 Responses Feb 10, 2012

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    In our historic cemetery.

    .I loved this shot..
    LOOKN4NSIGHT43 LOOKN4NSIGHT43 41-45, F 2 Responses Nov 29, 2014

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    I like taking pictures,

    and turning them black and white
    ErikaaaaaRenee ErikaaaaaRenee 18-21, F 4 Responses Dec 25, 2014

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    ....Michiko Kon.... I love expression of art.

    it makes us think things more deeply. and it's funny how different what do we feel about same picture or prouduct.
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    I love this pic from

    when I was in newyork for Christma. Jones beach
    Aidenpatrick Aidenpatrick 22-25, M 1 Response Mar 1

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    Everyone has their own story A story

    that has a meaning... A meaning embedded with feeling Could be beautiful or ugly Deep rooted inside of me... If you could have tried to see You could have understood me..
    dezeena dezeena 22-25, F 2 Responses Mar 8

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    Ohhh the contrast and shadows.

    ..so vivid so sexy! Ok, sexy might be overstating it, but there's something ethereal and mysterious about black and white photos. I used to love shooting IR back in the days of film. (sigh)
    tisme11 tisme11 51-55, F 3 Responses Mar 6

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    Some shots capture the shadows

    and contrast better than others. I liked this one shot in black and white.
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 29

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    Float77 Float77 36-40, F 5 Responses May 16, 2014

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    When you take a picture of someone in colour,

    you capture their clothes but when you take a picture of someone in black & white, you capture their soul
    VasilisaDra VasilisaDra 22-25, F 2 Responses Apr 17, 2014

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    Snapped this one the other day of the local

    theater...Changed it to black and white...then coloursplashed the signage....What d'ya think "?"
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 11 Responses Apr 9

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    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 8

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    with Yashica GSN 350,

    can't remember the film.I was testing out the camera after making the purchase :)
    graciousindifference29 graciousindifference29 26-30, F 2 Responses Mar 5

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     shot taken at the beach in San Francisco-

    yes, i got a bit soaked taking the shot.
    DaddyforGirls DaddyforGirls 41-45, M Apr 17

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    Alright, I think there are a couple galleries

    of B&W photos up, hopefully public. Seems to be pain in the rear to get it saved to that...
    UncleGino UncleGino 51-55, M 3 Responses Feb 23

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    I am human. I have feelings.

    I have heart....
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 4 Responses 6 days ago

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    I love black and white photography!

    I use a mobile app called "Dramatic". You might like the app too. It has various options of filter. Just take a good angle of your subject when taking photos and then use dramatic filters.
    CatGurll CatGurll 31-35, F 5 Responses Apr 8

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    My boy beginning a story.

    I really like that typewriter. It's neat to own :) Enjoy your day and peace to all -nat
    NatCat84 NatCat84 31-35, F 5 Responses Feb 17

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    I want some tasteful ndues done of me.

    I think that would be beautiful.
    bossvixen bossvixen 26-30, F 7 Responses Jan 30, 2014

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    I think color can sometimes be underwhelming,

    unlike black and white, where you just immerse yourself into the image and your imagination takes hold
    Nevermore9 Nevermore9 13-15, M Feb 27

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    lu3elle79 lu3elle79 31-35, F 4 Responses Aug 4, 2014

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    imamascaradeball imamascaradeball 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 1, 2014

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    caleighreid caleighreid 18-21, F 10 Responses Jan 29

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    My Forte

    Im really getting into it lately...here is one of my shots...  
    Punk1n Punk1n 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 11, 2013

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    Stay At Home Model

      In college my husband took several photography courses which developed into a bit of a passion for him. More often than not, he will be found with a camera nearby, whether he is working or at home. I’ve gotten used to it but it can be quite annoying sometimes. I will be...
    Cute30sMom Cute30sMom 31-35, F 14 Responses Jan 11, 2013

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    ewc72 ewc72 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 27

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    Me and my sister. We don't look "perfect" by far

    but we do look crazy happy and that's what counts :D
    SlushyAseSparkles SlushyAseSparkles 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 2

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    LOOKN4NSIGHT43 LOOKN4NSIGHT43 41-45, F 5 Responses Apr 12

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    One of my first black

    and white pics
    PanicAtTheDiscount PanicAtTheDiscount 13-15, F 11 Responses Apr 16, 2014

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    LOOKN4NSIGHT43 LOOKN4NSIGHT43 41-45, F 4 Responses Nov 30, 2014

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    ..........love this..

    ..... Dry your eyes by The Streets
    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 2 Responses Mar 26

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    From my nature trail walk today.

    .I have a true fascination with old trees..
    LOOKN4NSIGHT43 LOOKN4NSIGHT43 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 22

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    smeckledorfed smeckledorfed 18-21, F 2 Responses Apr 6

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    Unlike some people in today's world,

    I find black and white photography to be beautiful! Just like life, it is simpler and not as hard to comprehend like color photography. Black and white photography does many things that color photography just cannot do and that's what makes it special.
    Juliette19 Juliette19 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 8, 2013

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    Photography enthusiasts?

    Gimme me 5. Yo.
    SandeshRawat SandeshRawat 22-25, M 7 Responses Feb 24

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    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 5

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    redfairy16 redfairy16 26-30, F 2 Responses Apr 17

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    I took this picture on my phone

    and edited it on my phone. Doesn't it look amazing!
    DonaldC123 DonaldC123 13-15, M 3 Responses Apr 7

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