“We relinquished color when we relinquished sunshine and did away with difference. We gained control of many things. But we had to let go of others.”
In Lois Lowry’s “The Giver,” a character makes the transition from a world of black and white to one where he can see color. It begins with an apple. Gradually it dawns on the reader that the sea change being described is the ability to see red.
On this frigid, snowy first day of spring, I feel like I’m travelling in the other direction: ruby berries, a cloudless cerulean sky, cinnamon-dusted ochre branches, and a soft gold feathered mask . . .
All of them are black and white, still steeped in deep winter.
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6 thoughts on “Black and White: Part 4”
Your black and white pictures are beautiful, and I can hardly wait for the return of color!
This picture should be on the cover of a novel.
Hats off to the photographer because that is a beautiful photo as I admire it while the snow lightly falls on the second day of spring. 🙂
You did a beautiful job with composition and contrast. I really like the interplay between the feathers and the crisply focused branch and berries. Ω
Love this special, beautiful capture!
This is stunning in its beauty…terrific photo.