Black and White Days

I was challenged by my friend (who happens to be a runner / photographer / creative soul like me), Kyla to a five day Black and White Challenge. So we're going black and white for the next five days.

Here's a classic horse shot, from my daughter's last show of the season:
Classic Profile

The great thing about black and white conversions - it takes away all those distracting colored items in the background (in this case, the porta potty is less obvious). Good to know, right?

I still find it hard to determine which shots look good in black and white. I think this one works because it's a simple photo to begin with. Caesar is a great horse to convert to black and white due to his variegated coloring.

More black and white to come!

Nicki  – (October 15, 2014 at 6:10 AM)  

Black/white works very well with this image, and I agree with you about how it lends itself well to shots that contain distractions that are only accentuated with color.
I look forward to where you take this challenge (just completed one on Facebook with my sister and high school friend).

Barb  – (October 15, 2014 at 8:46 PM)  

Good action shot, too. My granddaughter (11) jumps. It makes me a nervous wreck. (I never even noticed the potty...)  – (October 16, 2014 at 9:23 PM)  

I LOVE black and white very much. Nice choice.

Unknown  – (October 17, 2014 at 1:10 PM)  

Love this photo--the combo of the action of the horse jumping & her face in concentration.

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