Tuesday, November 17, 2009

More Black and White: Arastradero Preserve

Another shoot with the Yashica-Mat 124 (see the last one). Actually, this does not represent the full shoot, just the first half of the negatives.

I love the way the sky looks in black and whites. Sadly, it is the sky that my DIY Negative Scanner screws up the most. I'm sure there's something I can do though to reduce quantization error.

There was an interesting burned stump that had a pretty strange shape.

Here is the same shot in color with my 20D.

Honestly, I like the color shot better, but the black and white highlights the intense contrast between the burned portion and the sky. Black and white also seems to lend an old-time feel to the shots -- sometimes that is appropriate, sometimes not.

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