Nature and Contrast

While I’m still sorting out trip and shoot ideas, here are some more exercises in b&w imagery.

I always love shadow play, especially when it's an ornately designed fence/gate.

I always love shadow play, especially when it’s an ornately designed fence/gate.

Man made objects usually work well in monochrome - especially vehicles.

Man made objects usually work well in monochrome – especially vehicles.

Reflections and nature.

Reflections and nature.

This is an example where the image is very busy in b&w. It works better in color where we can see the different plants.

This is an example where the image is very busy in b&w. It works better in color where we can see the different plants.

Shadow and light across building facades is spooky.

Shadow and light across building facades is spooky.

The whiteness of the water brings the falls out from the background.

The whiteness of the water brings the falls out from the background.

Looks like an olde time photo.

Looks like an olde time photo.

I really like how the stark lines of the shadows emphasize the bridge girders.

I really like how the stark lines of the shadows emphasize the bridge girders.

The sun shone in the window through the curtains and made this.

The sun shone in the window through the curtains and made this.

This is another where it's interesting in b&w, but it plays better in color with the greens wrapped around the browns.

This is another where it’s interesting in b&w, but it plays better in color with the greens wrapped around the browns.

Next week: I went people watching around Union Square and the East Village.

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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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