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I Love Black and White Photography

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    Idk why but my phone's cam was stuck to black and white and i cant change it back. I didnt try to fix it because i want it to stay that way.
    ivanaaaaa ivanaaaaa 18-21, F 1 Response Jan 16

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    The Harmony Of Black & White. - The distinct beauty that flows through the veins of the image. The peaceful features that glow with every glare. Their is nothing more relaxing than...
    MorganS13 MorganS13 13-15, M 1 Response Nov 20, 2013

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    B/W photos bring the best out of a subject. True!
    philophil philophil 26-30, M 2 Responses Mar 17

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    As a photographer, I understand the serenity in black and white photographs. Not that I don't seek beauty in coloured ones, it is quite odd to wish that I could view the world, I...
    SanaeaB SanaeaB 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 16

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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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    Learning With B/w Photography - Seeing black and white photography in old magazines and photography magazines is a magical experience. It seems to capture any moment more...
    deleted deleted 26-30 9 Responses Feb 9, 2010

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    Midnight In Chicago -
    bleebergie bleebergie 41-45, F 3 Responses Jul 30, 2013

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    (Some is cut off) what do you think? I like to take pictures (nature most specifically) and I am running out of things to capture. I use my iPod 5, which has an actually decent...
    PanicAtTheDiscount PanicAtTheDiscount 13-15, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    there's always beauty even in the absence of colour.
    Kclassified Kclassified 22-25, F 1 Response Jan 11

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    I think that B&W photos show the true essence of the picture and shows how something so simple can be yet so abstract
    SomeoneWhoBeenThroughIt SomeoneWhoBeenThroughIt 18-21, F Feb 19

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    B&W Photography is an art form. Nothing can set a more sobering mood or image as the play of these two colors.
    Interstellartraveler Interstellartraveler 36-40, M 3 Responses Feb 26

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    They don't even know I took these Ahha✌😜
    ImChelsea ImChelsea 16-17, F 1 Response 4 hrs ago

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    What do you guys think of this photo?
    Dracogirl Dracogirl 22-25, F 11 Responses Mar 28

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    I love how the butterfly looks like a heart.
    alabyrinthofthoughts alabyrinthofthoughts 18-21, F 2 Responses Feb 17

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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...
    Cute30sMom Cute30sMom 31-35, F 18 Responses Jan 11, 2013

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    I am a photographer. And I absolutely love black and white photographs. Photography is my life, color is amazing as well if you have the right lighting and position of the photo...
    livefuckingstrong livefuckingstrong 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 30, 2013

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    I think that black and white photos show off the image more than colored pictures do.🌋🌌🌁🌈
    Jackie1456 Jackie1456 16-17, F Feb 17

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    My Walks Through Japan - When I lived in Japan I loved to travel trough the country. As I did I toke some snapshots.  
    KIK KIK 41-45, M 9 Responses Sep 8, 2008

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    Pure - The black & white color almost gives your photo an innocence. Its beautiful and pure. Quite amazing. I always think of Red Skelton and Marilyn Monroe, two of my favorite...
    PoeticRejection PoeticRejection 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 24, 2007

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    No Colour - "When you photograph people in color, you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph people in Black and white, you photograph their souls!”....
    skywound skywound 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2013

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    One of my first black and white pics
    PanicAtTheDiscount PanicAtTheDiscount 13-15, F 12 Responses 1 day ago

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    Black Men White Women - I had a friend send me some black and while photos of black men with white women. So sexy and intimate. There is something to be said about the contrast...
    rustyroses rustyroses 51-55, F 6 Responses Nov 9, 2013

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    I Like Black And White Photography - Its has a beautiful simple classical elegance to it
    passionflower750 passionflower750 26-30, F 3 Responses Jul 25, 2012

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    Because not all the good Pictures have to had colors I've see Pictures that are better in Black & White than having a lot of color! That's why I Love it, it change the colors for...
    Melotellixx Melotellixx 13-15, M Dec 24, 2013

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    The singer...The Maker Concert
    jammy1144 jammy1144 26-30, F Mar 15

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    Name pic ..."Feel Lonly" # Iphone4s
    jammy1144 jammy1144 26-30, F 4 Responses Mar 16

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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 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    I'm obsessed w/ older times & seeing black & white photos just gives me a thrill. You see everything for what it is, not its colors. I'm very artistic & love photography, but when...
    KatelynnRae98 KatelynnRae98 16-17, F Mar 4

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    A Master Of Light - All by Ansel Adams ....Color would not have done these images justice ....
    AllAboutLaffs AllAboutLaffs 61-65, M 21 Responses Jun 6, 2011

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    Wow I like dis one a lot B&W are so creative
    dropdeaddave dropdeaddave 22-25, M Feb 17

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    I love this particular type of photography because it shows the true beauty of something without showing it's vibrant or dull colors. People need to see this, and stop judging...
    sassysarah98 sassysarah98 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 31

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    I don't know where to go for different shots. I live near a creak, but I am not allowed to go by myself, and my sisters are always busy.
    PanicAtTheDiscount PanicAtTheDiscount 13-15, F 1 Response 11 hrs ago

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    There was always a beauty in producing your own prints. Preparing the negatives, getting the focus and exposure just right. What size should the original be? What paper would best...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Mar 14

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    I believe black and white photos are more serious. I just love how passionate they are.
    JustCammy JustCammy 16-17, F 4 Responses Feb 18

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    deleted deleted 26-30 8 Responses Feb 5, 2011

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    I think you really notice the person in black and white
    hollyhoney hollyhoney 31-35, F 3 Responses Mar 25

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    People may say "oh it's boring" or "there's no color" but I think that's the point. Pictures mean something, they speak silently, and when they have a filter of black and white, it...
    tgrayson27 tgrayson27 13-15, F Feb 20

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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...
    Juliette18 Juliette18 18-21, F 5 Responses Dec 8, 2013

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    My Latest Creation - What is on the other side?
    deleted deleted 26-30 16 Responses Feb 10, 2012

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    There is no such thing as an ugly black and white photograph. It's like looking into someone's soul. In black and white you see them as they are. I don't know. It's something else...
    Realitea Realitea 18-21, F 1 Response Mar 7

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    Found one or two on my phone.. :)
    RainBunny RainBunny 13-15, F Mar 9

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    cheleshere cheleshere 66-70, F 1 Response Feb 19

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    When I look at black and white photos, I find myself making a story as I just look at it.
    Bookcuddler Bookcuddler 16-17, F 1 Response Mar 14

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    cheleshere cheleshere 66-70, F 3 Responses Feb 17

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    Black and white photographer really takes you back to the basics of what a photo is, without the distracting colors. I feel it gives more emotion to a photo than a colored one.
    itbeme91 itbeme91 22-25, M Feb 20

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    Black & white photography is stunning beautiful, & breathtaking. The first person that comes to mind who has captured the American landscape in a way that no other photographer or...
    theswordinthestone theswordinthestone 36-40, M 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...
    PicturesOfABetterLife PicturesOfABetterLife 31-35, M 6 Responses May 16, 2013

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    Shooting a photograph takes skill, but being able to shoot a good black and white photograph takes more than just that. It takes emotion and thought. By taking away the color, you...
    austinharley austinharley 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 3

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    Loves first kiss......*not my own photo, but it is so precious I had to share
    SubmitandServe SubmitandServe 46-50, F 5 Responses Mar 22

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    To me, black and white photos are sharper, more defined than color photos. My camera has an option to take black and white photos and I use it quite often for taking pictures of...
    Hobvin2884 Hobvin2884 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 9

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    I remember doing photography with FILM yes that's right! And developing the photos in a dark room at school even on my lunch break , I'd love to start taking black and white photos...
    Jadewaves Jadewaves 26-30, F 1 Response Feb 14