Lately I’ve been shooting textures in b&w. I think it was Ansel Adams who believed the beauty of the photograph could only show in a b&w image because it wasn’t competing with color. I love color photography, but there really is so much beauty in b&w photography.
The trees in East Texas have really interesting and strange bark. I think this one is called a Texas Sugarberry.
I love the vines that grow on trees too. They even have hair on them. At least it looks like hair.
I’m going to keep playing around with textures. I think I can come up with some cool images.
What do you like about b&w photography? Do you think these images would look as good in color or do you think they would lose interest?