Atmospheric Effects of B&W in photos

It’s always interesting to see how making a photo monochromatic effects the feeling of that shot. Each of these are taken in various phases and degrees of light. Take a look at how each makes you feel.

A butterfly eating breakfast in fairly harsh sunlight.

A butterfly eating breakfast in fairly harsh sunlight.

A skull inside a museum. Shadow play on these is always fun.

A skull inside a museum. Shadow play on these is always fun.

Usually this guy looks funny and almost muppet-esque. Now it looks angry.

Usually this guy looks funny and almost muppet-esque. Now it looks angry.

The monochromatic change brings out some of the wrinkles and details you may not notice in color.

The monochromatic change brings out some of the wrinkles and details you may not notice in color.

Shadows are always great when you do b&w images.

Shadows are always great when you do b&w images.

This became interesting to me when contrasting the petals to the beetles.

This became interesting to me when contrasting the petals to the beetles.

Cobwebs and light create an old time feeling with an edge of spooky.

Cobwebs and light create an old time feeling with an edge of spooky.

This forest in a cloudy day looks haunted.

This forest in a cloudy day looks haunted.

Bringing out some of the clouds on Moxham.

Bringing out some of the clouds on Moxham.

Adding in foreground elements to frame a shot makes the image much better.

Adding in foreground elements to frame a shot makes the image much better.

Next week: In and around Trinity Church.

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About nsantasier

I am an actor, fight choreographer, playwright, and photographer based in and around NYC. I shoot on a Canon Rebel XS with either a Canon EF-S 18-55mm f/3.5-5.6 IS lens or a Canon EF-S 55-250mm f/4.0-5.6 IS Telephoto Zoom lens as they are the only lenses I currently own.
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