Jakesprinter Sunday post: Black and white

This week’s challenge by Jakesprinter is “black and white.”

Apart from a B and W college course many moons ago, in the good old days of film photography and darkrooms, I have never strayed into the black and white arena – mainly because I can’t get my head round it and I don’t feel comfortable with the pictures that are produced.

But a challenge wouldn’t be a challenge if it wasn’t challenging, so I thought I’d give it another try.

Granted, I have not chosen a subject that has a lot of colour in the first place, but I think the textures in these pictures don’t do badly with the black and white touch.

I’m still not sold on the media, although I have much respect for those who use it successfully, but I think I might just about get away with this little collection:

(click on the pictures for bigger and better images)

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16 thoughts on “Jakesprinter Sunday post: Black and white

  1. Such fantastic textures! Keep up the awesome, Alice. 🙂

  2. These are fantastic!

  3. I have nominated you for the Addictive blog award
    http://kattermonran.com/2012/08/19/addictive-blog-award

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  5. I love your subject for this week theme ,Thanks for sharing my friend 🙂

  6. I think they are great. I love black and white pics

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  8. Macro in B&W? Wow!

  9. I’m impressed and I’m getting inspired by all this dramatic black and white. The detail is exquisite.

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  12. Nice choices for b/w.

  13. From this collection I would never have guessed you were uncomfortable with BnW. These are beautiful.

  14. I like them! Don’t you? I hardly think the colour version would be better.

  15. Great photos, and I love your blog title!

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