Weekly Photo Challenge: Contrast


For photographers contrast in an image is about the difference between light and dark tones in a scene. If there is not enough contrast a picture will look too gray or dull. But I also think that extends to the contrast between colour and black & white images

Have a look at the image above. The contrast between the colour and the black & white portions of the image stand out for me in favour of the colour. That’s why I rarely ever publish a black & white image.

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48 thoughts on “Weekly Photo Challenge: Contrast

  1. knudsens March 10, 2012 / 15:20

    Great one.

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  2. fgassette March 10, 2012 / 17:28

    Wow, right in the middle of nowhere.

    BE ENCOURAGED! BE BLESSED!

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  3. Carol Lanctot March 10, 2012 / 17:47

    I like the contrast of the flowing grasses and the rigidity of the brick structure.

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  4. Brenda Spiller March 10, 2012 / 19:53

    Great shot. Can’t help speculating on the origin of the brick structure. Is it the chimeny of a buried building, is it all thats left of an old building and so on…

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  5. Maggie L R March 10, 2012 / 20:46

    I really like the contrast of the coloured brick against the black and white flowing grasses. Great entry for contrast.

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  6. cobbies69 March 10, 2012 / 21:09

    Great photo and post. hope they find the cottage to go with it. lol ;)

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  7. happysherlock March 12, 2012 / 07:43

    Interesting shot. Makes you wonder what happened to the rest of the structure.

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  8. eof737 March 12, 2012 / 21:33

    I love the color contrast. ;-)

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  9. thirdhandart March 12, 2012 / 22:50

    It was very clever of you to combine colour and black & white in the same image to prove your point. Great entry!

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  10. Hendra Taruna March 13, 2012 / 10:07

    great photo mike….as if the picture will say something to me…great composition as well :)

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