Posts belonging to Category Black and White

11 (not 50) shades of gray

Once upon a time, processing a photograph was a complicated but pleasurable affair in a darkroom. Those of us who are lucky enough to have witnessed the transition of darkroom to digital imaging are amazed at how much things changed in a few short years. Today we have cameras that fit inside our pocket, connected […]

Image of the Month: September 2013

I’ve overheard many photographers wonder out loud: “why would you want to convert a color photo into black and white, especially a photo of fall foliage?” It’s an interesting question. Often in autumn we seek out the most vivid examples of trees possible, traveling across entire states and regions to find and photograph “peak color.” […]

Image of the Month: January 2012

On January 6, 1912 New Mexico was admitted as the 47th state of the union. I’m celebrating the Centennial of the Land of Enchantment this month by posting a photo of Las Trampas Mission, one of the highlights of the High Road to Taos in New Mexico. The historic route between Santa Fe and Taos […]