All posts filed under: Black and white

Art of Seeing (2nd workshop poster)

“Street photography is the most challenging form of discipline because it is spontaneous, unpredictable, and a reflection of lifestyle and culture, good and bad. The documentation of candid moments trains you to be a keen observer in life, sheds your inhibitions, teaches you to socialize better in your environment, and gives you faster motor reflexes. If practiced well, it turns your everyday snapshots into memorable art.

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Silhouettes on the shore

“To stand at the edge of the sea, to sense the ebb and flow of the tides, to feel the breath of a mist moving over a great salt marsh, to watch the flight of shore birds that have swept up and down the surf lines of the continents for untold thousands of year, to see the running of the old eels and the young shad to the sea, is to have knowledge of things that are as nearly eternal as any earthly life can be.” – Rachel Carson Sometimes we don’t need too much color in our imagery to get our message across.  Choosing black and white for this photo was an easy choice. It heightened the details of the four silhouettes and elevated the drama a bit.  Shot at around 5 in the morning, high tide was rushing in as a tropical depression was approaching.  Still the early risers in this coastal community continued to swim and frolic on such a windy morning. When you go for minimalism whether in black and white …