Tag Archives: black and white photography

Black and White: Part 5

Since being invited to take a foray into black and white, I’ve happened upon scenes which translate well–metaphorically–into the absence of color. There has been no unifying theme, but it occurs to me that three were taken looking down at … Continue reading

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Black and White: Part 4

“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 … Continue reading

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Black and White: Part 3

Today I walked past a study in black and white.  A stark stream of sunlight fell on lightly nodding orchid petals.  White linen draped over smooth ebony stones. “Down to centuries of dark/ After one short spell of light/Sink in … Continue reading

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Black and White: Part 2

Grief, like winter, can be writ in black and white. It strips away color.  It distorts.  One feel mired in a no man’s land between white light and the cold steel of bottomless black. Empty chairs and empty tables.  Old … Continue reading

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