Friday, December 11, 2020

B of W in B&W

Updated: 2/28/2021

Okay, a little pun, Best of Wes in Black and White. I will keep adding to this blog post as I photograph B&W, or convert existing photographs I have taken to Black and White.

Black and White photographs serve a great purpose. They show you the flaws in a photograph. They also highlight what is right in a photograph. No color noise to distract us. There is a focus and clarity of thought.

In the end it is still the photographer. What the photographer is crying out in their photographic voice can decide if it should be B&W or not. If you do not think so, place a properly exposed B&W next to a properly exposed color, and tell me they "speak" the same. It would be rare if they did.

All of these photographs were with the camera hand held. If I used a tripod it will be noted. Some of the more tricky lighting photographs I will show my camera settings. Unless I am being sponsored by a camera company, I chose not to state what camera/lens I was using.

I am purposefully leaving off peoples names of who are in the photographs. I do not want them harassed in any way.

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Star Trails
3834s, ƒ2.8, ISO 100 (tripod)


















1/60s, ƒ4.5, ISO 25600






1/500s, f/5.6, ISO 25600
1/500s, ƒ5.6, ISO 25600

1/400s, ƒ6.3, ISO 25600













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