Sunday, September 29, 2013

Black & White, or Colour?

Answer: It depends!

Some photos just lend themselves to both! A better question is, what are you going to do with the photo? And what's your personal preference? Do you want to use it on Facebook? Make greeting cards? Have a large canvas or metal-print made to hang above your fireplace? A desk-top portrait? A mousepad?

Today, I took this photo of my brother's lovely black dog, Mya. She was sitting in pool of late-afternoon sunlight in our living room, and happily gave me a pretty head-tilt when I made a crazy squeaky-noise. I am really pleased with it - I think its possibly one of the best pet-portraits I've done so far.

There are so many different b/w conversions one can do but, to start with, I thought I'd go low key:

What do you think? Both photos are on my website.

Images in Africa Wildlife Safaris & Photography workshops

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