24 | August
"Liquid Clouds"
General: 6:04 PM on 1/5/07 | Canon 20D
Technical: 30sec | f/22.0 | 19mm (30mm) | ISO-100
Lens: EF 17-40mm f/4L USM
Exposure Mode: Av (Aperture Priority)
Exposure Bias: +0
Flash: No

I have two more of these photos which are rather interesting when viewed in direct succession since they were all taken with the tripod. Again, from Hawaii.

I have recently been increasingly intrigued by the vast forms photography can take when color is taken away. My love for monochrome images continues to grow. After processing the wedding I shot recently, I found that my favorite images were ones with monochromatic processing. Photographs containing people or where people are the subject lend themselves very well to black and white. I am also slowly learning to appreciate contrast and tone more and more...something that begins to take on a new light (no pun intended) when studying monochromatic images.

categories: hawaii landscape monochrome nature

Thoughts of: Timothy Harman
August 28th, 2007 at 3:51 PM

I agree, I too have grown over the past year to love monochrome photography. Most of the pictures I take I now de-saturate before editing. Monochrome seems to lend it's self to shape bringing out form in an often far more subtle and beautiful way.

I like very much this image; I like the editing you have done, it gives it a very mixed feel of light and dark, distinct and indistinctů

Thoughts of: Sherri
August 30th, 2007 at 10:52 PM

Absolutely perfect. I love the blackness in the rocks.

Thoughts of: miles
September 5th, 2007 at 12:37 AM

This looks great, b&w is a good choice.

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