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Snow In Black and White

February 17th, 2010 · 17 Comments

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I had no idea my camera was set to black and white until this last photo below.  I checked the screen after I took it and saw that the brick wasn’t red!  Sheesh!  It was a happy mistake though.  These photos put me into a very nostalgic mood.  They remind me so much of the photos my father took of snowstorms, back in the days of black and white film.  I love black and white photography, but when I pick up my camera, somehow, I forget that I love it and almost always shoot in color.  When I visit ELK’s newest blog, red or gray black and white, I remember…

Tags: Photography

17 responses so far ↓

  • 1 spread your wings // Feb 17, 2010 at 10:19 am

    I agree there is something so wonderful and nostalgic – arty too – about black and white photos. these are beautiful.
    .-= spread your wings´s last blog ..lovely =-.

  • 2 Gayle // Feb 17, 2010 at 10:36 am

    Thank you, Leslye!

  • 3 DesignTies // Feb 17, 2010 at 11:05 am

    I think it’s Bob Ross who says “there are no mistakes, just happy accidents” :-) Aren’t you happy you didn’t realize your camera was set to B&W till after you took all these wonderful photos :-)

    Kelly

  • 4 Gayle // Feb 17, 2010 at 11:09 am

    Yes, I am, Kelly!

  • 5 Se'Lah // Feb 17, 2010 at 12:26 pm

    I absolutely love your pics, Gayle. They are beautiful!!! Love the 2nd one with the gate especially.

  • 6 Kimmie // Feb 17, 2010 at 12:56 pm

    amazing shots Gayle! I, too, am inspired by ELK …. but I’m so habitual about my color setting …. point and shoot and whoops! it’s in color again!
    .-= Kimmie´s last blog ..something my dad said =-.

  • 7 Angela // Feb 17, 2010 at 1:28 pm

    Is this at your house? Beautiful!! Snow is especially pretty when shot in black/white.

    ~angela @ peonypatch

  • 8 Angela // Feb 17, 2010 at 1:30 pm

    I love the fact that Kelly brought up Bob Ross’ name, too!! Cracks me up!

    ~angela @ peonypatch
    .-= Angela´s last blog ..Ash Wednesday =-.

  • 9 Katie in MA // Feb 17, 2010 at 4:59 pm

    Hope you’re staying warm in all that snow! Looks like our yard from last week… How often can I say THAT about TX and NY? :)
    .-= Katie in MA´s last blog ..They’ll make such cute little gamblers. =-.

  • 10 Tracy // Feb 18, 2010 at 7:46 am

    Fantastically, beautifully captured snow, Gayle… Winter Wonderland, says these photos… It’s been snowing off & on here all week… I think we’ll be having another weekend in–LOL! Happy Days :o) ((HUGS))

  • 11 patty // Feb 18, 2010 at 12:10 pm

    oh! you got snowed under! beautiful shots, random surprise… kinda like serendipity, hmm? :)
    .-= patty´s last blog ..isn’t she lovely? =-.

  • 12 red or gray black and white // Feb 18, 2010 at 3:25 pm

    oh wow gayle this made me swoon when i opened it…i think snow is so lovely in black and white.

    Thank you for your very kind words…it is an interesting process.and I am glad you were set to b/w for these!

    .elk

  • 13 christina // Feb 18, 2010 at 8:41 pm

    these are gorgeous! you captured the b&w perfect.
    xo
    .-= christina´s last blog ..that new baby smell =-.

  • 14 mrs. e // Feb 19, 2010 at 7:25 am

    I love b & w, too! These are amazing. They remind me of the photos of my childhood, too!

    PS. I am enjoying my heart bookmark! I *heart* you!!
    .-= mrs. e´s last blog ..Best Moments of the Week =-.

  • 15 margie // Feb 19, 2010 at 9:06 am

    beautiful black and white.
    .-= margie´s last blog ..Time to get up! =-.

  • 16 Diane // Feb 19, 2010 at 10:46 am

    I love black and white a LOT. In fact, I convert many of my photos to black and white in post processing. I love how you captured the snow falling — not always easy to capture
    .-= Diane´s last blog ..Featured || Hythe-Grande Prairie (Alberta) Photographer =-.

  • 17 qerat // Feb 19, 2010 at 5:34 pm

    Amazing photos. Very artistic

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