Black and white photography is not as popular in today’s digital imaging world as it was in the days of film. Yet it remains a reasonable alternative in rendering scenes with inherently low contrast, as in e.g. mid-day/ mid-Summer lighting where an abundance of light may overwhelm camera sensors, “washing out” the scene.

To achieve higher visual impact and enhance contrast through better control of gradations of shade, or to smooth out clashing or perhaps gaudy colors, a black and white conversion remains a viable option…
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