Photo101: Day Twelve: Architecture & Monochrome
Today’s Tip: As we explored yesterday, color is a powerful element in photography. But let’s not forget black and white, or monochrome, which can be very dramatic! Black, white, gray, and shades in between interact in the frame in dynamic ways.
When we talk about monochrome in photography, we’re referring to images developed or executed in black and white or in varying tones of only one color.
Train your eye to look for architectural elements that translate in black and white: sharp lines and patterns, defined shapes, large surface areas, and a mix of very light and very dark colors.