Late Night on a Pier

Black And White Photography, David Jensen, Photography

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It was a dark and gloomy night, the air thick like soup.  The lights carved a path out onto the pier, guiding my steps to a destination lost in the fog…

More of my images can be seen at Northern Visions Media.

Street Car Yard

Black And White Photography, Devon, Photography

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I love my tripod but sometimes there is an image that just needs to be taken, and it doesn’t matter how dark and tripod-less you are that moment. I took this on a Canon 7D at 1000 ISO!! With all the fine details, and especially all the black space I was super worried that this shot would be way too noisy. Though, as luck would have it, my camera handled this light level just perfectly, and I can’t believe I was able to get it so sharp at only 1/15th of a second.

Anyway, I won’t ramble – I just think this is one of my all time favorite images. I can’t wait for you all to see it.

Lightning

Anne-Cécile Go', Black And White Photography, Photography

St. Pancras International / London

Black And White Photography, Joerg, Photography

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at  – Jaytee59-Monochrome
(sometimes with a bit of color)

or some in color – Jaytee59-Images

Cologne Central Station at night

Black And White Photography, Joerg, Photography

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at  – Jaytee59-Monochrome
(sometimes with a bit of color)

or some in color – Jaytee59-Images

Unbalanced

Black And White Photography, Devon, Photography

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I love the way this shot, turned out. It’s originally a color photo but I think this black and white conversion works almost as well.

This photo has an extremely unbalanced composition, but I really feel like it works – at least for me. I usually find myself drawn to the symmetry and regular shapes. This is another departure for me – I find that when I look at this photograph I find myself focusing on the black, and imagining all kinds of dramatic scenes taking place in the shadows, just out of view.

Bah, who am I kidding, everything I’m imaging here would look better in a Mel Brooks movie.

Alone

Black And White Photography, Emilio, Photography

Lake Las Vegas
October 1. 2016

You’re so obvious,
you’re so oblivious,
and now you wonder why,
you’re the one alone.
So don’t apologize,
you don’t even realize,
you screwed it up this time
now you’re the one alone.

Avril Lavigne

Summer Nights

Black And White Photography, Photography, Susan

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The summer night is like a perfection of thought.
~ Wallace Stevens

Small Town Snow

Black And White Photography, Photography, Stacy

Nighttime snowfall, Village Green, Hamilton, New York

A right of passage for many high school juniors is the Spring Break college visit trip. And so it was for me and my daughter last March. Instead of heading south to warmer temperatures, we headed north, ultimately reaching Maine. And along the way we encountered dropping temperatures, a frozen Lake Champlain in Vermont, and of course, snow.

This night, snow fell silently on the small town of Hamilton in upstate New York. A quintessential New England town, there is a 1925, Dutch-colonial style inn that anchors the Village Green, and it is from a balcony there that I took this shot. I didn’t have a tripod, but I had a wooden railing, which served admirably.

This is one of my favorite images from the 8-day, 10-state, 11-school, 1850-mile trip. And my daughter? She wants to go to school in California.

For more photos from my travels, around home and beyond,
visit Visual Venturing.

Don´t Mess With The Bartender

Black And White Photography, Joerg, Photography

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He really is the bartender !

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