There was a movement a few months ago that challenged photographers to post Black & White images on Facebook and other social networking media. It was a bit hit-and-miss, and didn’t really espouse the intricacies and beauty of BW photography. I am by no means a seasoned BW photographer, but I do love converting some of my images to BW. The textures, contrast and simplicity somehow have a soothing effect on one’s senses.
California has many areas that lend themselves to BW photography – as Ansel Adams so eloquently proved. My shots below are some locales that I like in BW, albeit not as powerful or eloquent as Mr. Adams’ images. There isn’t a lot of verbiage with this post – just California locales in Black & White. Continue reading