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I Love Black and White Photography

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    imamascaradeball imamascaradeball 13-15, F 4 Responses Aug 1

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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 6 Responses May 16, 2013

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    I enjoy looking at black

    and white photos! Especially of rain and thunder!
    earththinker earththinker 18-21, F 4 Responses Jul 17

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    EngineerMA EngineerMA 18-21, M 2 Responses Aug 9

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    A picture I did of my daughter in a vintage

    effect....Close enough to black and white :)
    DayDreamer81 DayDreamer81 31-35, F 3 Responses Aug 14

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    Restore the age old charm with Black

    and white photography services                                         ...
    experts1 experts1 26-30, M a week ago

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    There'S Just Something About It...

    ...getting your rubber boots on, and heading out into the fields....camera in tow....I was a little afraid, to be honest....I thought there was some kind of animal hanging out inside this old, abandoned barn.... But I made it out safely! haha...
    Babydoll42 Babydoll42 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 5, 2013

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    Clyde Butcher and Man Ray .

    enough said. : )
    karenmbrown karenmbrown 51-55, T Jul 21

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    lu3elle79 lu3elle79 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 4

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    (digital photog was just starting up in the

    world)We started to use ... I think they were called pinhole boxes and we would expose this cardboard box which had a small hole projected onto the photo / and a Nikon camera aswell we used film and black and white (school couldn't afford colour) black and white was great and...
    wherethewildthingswere wherethewildthingswere 26-30, F 3 Responses Aug 18

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    Picture of a Tree Stump.

    "Life...cut short."
    Junchew Junchew 18-21, M 2 Responses 5 days ago

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    I love nothing more than to take my photos in

    color and change them to black and white. There is something beautiful about it. My husband hates them in black and white, I always print an extra set for myself in black and while :)
    annaj83 annaj83 31-35, F 6 Responses Jan 19

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    My Forte

    Im really getting into it lately...here is one of my shots...  
    Punk1n Punk1n 31-35, F 4 Responses Mar 11, 2013

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    Wife in black and white,

    what do you think? 
    Eclipse7 Eclipse7 26-30, M 9 Responses Apr 4

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    I especially enjoy old hollywood b/w portraits

    and photos and books of this nature.
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M Aug 14

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    Megster97 Megster97 16-17, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    Deepset Deepset 18-21, M 5 Responses Jun 5, 2010

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    Il0veandre Il0veandre 13-15, F a week ago

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    Yes nature shots and others look nice in b&w.

    But, I think the b&w shots of women really are sexy.
    blackenedmind blackenedmind 41-45 2 Responses Aug 11

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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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    milesfromyou milesfromyou 31-35 4 Responses Aug 25

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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 26-30, F 1 Response Nov 21, 2013

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    LOOKN4NSIGHT43 LOOKN4NSIGHT43 41-45, F Aug 25

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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

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    I may be seen in pictures

    but I exist in black & white photography.
    milesfromyou milesfromyou 31-35 Aug 24

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    Goliath2014 Goliath2014 41-45, M Aug 24

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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

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    My Latest Creation

    What is on the other side?
    deleted deleted 26-30 15 Responses Feb 10, 2012

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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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    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 have nothing to distract from the photo. Black and white photography is the most raw artwork, making it so attractive.
    austinharley austinharley 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 3

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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 realistically than a color photo does. Of course light sensitive film has been far more expressive than digital, but the technology is...
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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 taken.
    livefuckingstrong livefuckingstrong 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 30, 2013

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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...
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    ImportedGentleman ImportedGentleman 51-55, M 2 Responses Aug 10

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    Imagery

    I like to look at photos and find black and white to be just as good and in many cases better than colour pictures. I like to look at the shadowing and the depth in the images, and the lighting.  I could look at images for hours from still life and peoples faces to animals and...
    LipsParted LipsParted 46-50, F 10 Responses Jun 11, 2013

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    When words become unclear,

    I shall focus with photographs. When images become inadequate, I shall be content with silence. - Ansel Adams
    marklovescoffee marklovescoffee 46-50, M 1 Response Aug 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 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 16 Responses Jan 11, 2013

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    Somedays I'm just feeling naughty.

    ...today is one of those days...
    desirabledreams desirabledreams 46-50, F 8 Responses Aug 9

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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.. It's beautiful. I love seeing my skin next to the dark skin of a black man . It's a huge turn on for me..
    rustyroses rustyroses 51-55, F 5 Responses Nov 9, 2013

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

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    ewc72 ewc72 41-45, M Aug 11

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    One of my first black

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

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    Something about a man's hand clamped over your

    mouth. Such a turn on............
    desirabledreams desirabledreams 46-50, F 2 Responses Jul 6

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