"You carry Mother Earth within you. She is not outside of you. Mother Earth is not just your environment. In that insight of inter-being it is possible to have real communication with the earth, which is the highest form of prayer." Thich Nhat Hanh

Thursday, October 8, 2015

BLACK AND WHITE STUDIES IN LIGHT AND DARK

Here are some images I made in black and white of the white orchid. Again, the orchid is by a window with morning light streaming through augmented by a reflector on the opposite side.

I could have shot these in color and then in post do a b&w conversion but by setting the camera to the B&W mode I was able to see the values of light and shadow immediately and could re position to shape the light. I was also playing with the contrast levels. 





The second image down has a very slight addition of sepia, about 10 per cent.

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