Monday, March 06, 2006

One Photograph, Two Views

Still to come, a discussion of how digital technologies have affected--and, some would say, have reinvigorated--black and white photography. But first, an example of how different effects can be accomplished by rendering a scene either in color or in black and white.

To best asses the difference, first click on the color photography to go to a larger view of that photograph only. After you've had a look at the color photo, click on your browser's back button to return to this page.

Now do the same thing with the black and white photo. Click on it to see it enlarged on a seaparate page. Take a look, then use the back button to return.

When viewing the color photograph, what part or parts of the photograph attracted your view, and where did your eyes tend to linger? What about the black and white photograph? What part of the photo attracted your vision as you looked at that version?

To be continued...


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