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I Love Black and White Photography

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

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    ShyGirlz15 ShyGirlz15 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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    Just how does one post a photo on here.

    Clicked on the 'attach media' but got nada. Anybody?
    UncleGino UncleGino 51-55, M 1 Response Feb 20

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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 1 Response Mar 5

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    ewc72 ewc72 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 27

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    PraiseBeToYevon PraiseBeToYevon 31-35, F 23 Responses Nov 24, 2014

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    LOOKN4NSIGHT43 LOOKN4NSIGHT43 41-45, F Aug 25, 2014

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    imamascaradeball imamascaradeball 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 1, 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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    WHY ARE YOU WATCHING A MARRIED MAN

    ********** YOUR CAN FILE THIS OTHER BUM WHO THINKS SHE'S OPRAH
    GETHER55 GETHER55 51-55, F 1 Response Mar 21

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    PeaceBatman PeaceBatman 22-25, F Aug 1, 2014

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    wildberryswirl wildberryswirl 13-15, F 6 Responses Jan 23

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    Trying To Explain Why I Like B+W Photography

    Personally i feel a B+W photo can tell a greater story than its coloured counterpart, sometimes i feel all the colours distract me from looking at the picture and trying to find the story behind it. When the photo is colourless more attention is placed on the subject or the...
    littlebuns littlebuns 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 18, 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 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, 2014

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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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    ....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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    Some shots capture the shadows

    and contrast better than others. I liked this one shot in black and white.
    Cicek Cicek 41-45, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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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 6 days ago

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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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    I love this shot I took yesterday.

    .The shape of all the different types of trees....
    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 2 Responses Mar 23

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    spacemonkeyea spacemonkeyea 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 24, 2014

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    Here's a shot I've wanted to share

    for awhile of my friend. Loved this photo shoot! It was planned as an outside shoot but we got total rained out and had to shoot in my dimly lit living room instead. I still think it turned out awesome! What do you think?
    WhatAMadWorldWeAreIn WhatAMadWorldWeAreIn 26-30, F 6 Responses Jan 30

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    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 5 Responses Mar 5

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    Juri0902 Juri0902 31-35, F 1 Response Mar 8

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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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    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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    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 little girl was

    so excited she rushed into the firetruck as soon as the gate was open.A BW panning photo straight from the camera.
    ewc72 ewc72 41-45, M Jan 31

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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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    My Latest Creation

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

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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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    caleighreid caleighreid 18-21, F 10 Responses Jan 29

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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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    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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    expressomarkie expressomarkie 46-50, M 3 Responses Mar 24

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    GracefullyFaceless GracefullyFaceless 22-25, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    I took this picture on the new year trip.

    It's a road to somewhere.
    artemiscanon artemiscanon 18-21, F Jan 27

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

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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
    GracefullyFaceless GracefullyFaceless 22-25, F 1 Response Mar 2

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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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    Photography enthusiasts?

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

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    Black and white photo restorationbalances the

    black and white color tone in equal levels after proper cleaning of the images which have to be retouched to highlight the vintage charm. Particular required in wedding photography or ad campaigns where the old life feels magic works favorably to the product centric promotion...
    experts1 experts1 26-30, M Feb 2

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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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    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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