Black and White..A Valid Alternative

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In the beginning when I started shooting street scenes, I did them all in color. Not as an esthetic choice but more because I never really considered there was any alternative.

Boy was I wrong.

When the lighting and  background shadows are right, it is very possible black and white will bring a lot of additional value to table. I’m new to this monochromatic way of thinking but it has plenty of power when properly used.

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JohnAmes

Bowtie Wearer With Bad Knees I spent my early years in Massachusetts in a little town called Easton. I went to Harvard, served in the Navy as Operations Officer on and LST, founded a construction company and served in the state Legislature as Assistant Minority Leader. However my life really began when I moved to Maine and opened an art gallery. I've been around the fine arts in the commercial art business for over 25 years now and loved (almost) every minute of it. I look at every day is a gift, except when it's very cold outside or I have to go to the dentist.

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