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Old January 9th, 2012, 03:16 AM
Bart_van_der_Wolf Bart_van_der_Wolf is offline
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Originally Posted by jake klein View Post
Not sure if I prefer the B&W or the color version. You decide!
Hi Jake,

As usual, I prefer the color version, because I'm a color shooter myself. It brings a subtle addition to the image, realism (instead of another abstraction).

Our 2-dimensional images are already an abstraction of reality, the composition/lighting and focusing choices made by the photographers add to the abstraction, and going to black and white is IMHO too much. Some might even stop caling it Photography.

By allowing the colors to come through, we're a bit closer to reality, yet remain puzzled (perhaps even more!) about the subject. That's what I like in an image, that it gets the viewer emotionally involved somehow.

If you do what you did, you'll get what you got.
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