The chapter in a photo book I’m reading right now is The Seduction of Color. The author relates that he often asks his students, “Have you tried this in black and white?” He instructs that any element that does not add to a picture detracts from it. With those thoughts clanking around in my head, I took yesterday’s image back into Lightroom and played with it to create this:
And I’ll repeat yesterday’s version:
What do you think? What are your reactions? Do you respond differently to one compared to the other?