Sunday, May 10, 2009

Sunday Stills: Black and White with a Twist



Poppies in My Garden









 This challenge just delighted me.  I actually took the photos in color and with the magic of Picasso, turned them into black and white.  I had been really disappointed with the color.  It seemed washed out and the flowers actually looked dirty (I had just weeded and mowed my lawn).  Switching to B & W was like dipping each flower in magical light.  Thanks for this wonderful challenge!

What will happen with one of my favorite subjects?



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21 comments:

moresecretwhispers said...

the high contrast of white in those flowers are beautiful
thanks for sharing :)

Carroll Baker said...

Flowers look fantastic in B&W. Odd isn't it?

WhimsybyMari said...

The flowers are beautiful I found it amazing how B&W transformed pictures.

Ed said...

Glad ya enjoyed the challenge, great shots..:-)

dibear said...

Your flower shots are truely beautiful.

The Wife said...

the flowers are beautiful. B&W suited them well!

Lori Skoog said...

Hey!!!! These are fabulous photos! The black and white is really working. Nice job.

WildBlack said...

Beautiful shots! Very bright too. :D

Esther Garvi said...

Beautiful flowers! The black and white did them justice!

VioletSky said...

The flowers have definitive shine on them, lovely.

Steffie said...

My thoughts exactly, the flowers look like they have been dipped into magical light. They look kind of classy. Good work!

Patches said...

Great pictures! Very pretty flowers and cute pony!

Andrea said...

Love the flowers in b&w...such compelling shots! :)

flowerweaver said...

Very nice flower shots. Sorry about your mare, too.

Regular Guy said...

You're right about the flowers. The B&W really brings them out. Very nice.

Kelly said...

I love those in black and white!

CTG Ponies said...

Very pretty!!

Welcome To Wilmoth Farms said...

Beautiful flower photos! It amazes me how photos look so different in B&W

Far Side of Fifty said...

Black and white sometimes is very interesting, next time we do this challenge I think we should post the color photos also! Your flowers look lovely in B and W..as does your horse! :)

allhorsestuff said...

Oh I really love that Poppy! Is it yellow or red? I have a Yellow one right now that is soo cool..someone gave it to me,and it really spread this year!
Nice black and white(red) horse!
Kac

gtyyup said...

Nicely done! B&W is really amazing isn't it?

Enjoyed Red's conversation on predator/prey too!