“Black and white are the colors of photography” (Robert Frank)

Black and white are the colors of photography. To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which mankind is forever subjected.”

Robert Frank

(got that quote from here, after reading it elsewhere several times by now)

At the moment, I’m using my digital Olympus OM-D E-M10 camera in black and white. In camera, I simulate a slightly increased contrast, and also a yellow (sometimes orange or red) filter, but I also save it as a raw file so I can do whatever serves the image best still afterwards.

For the first of the images here, the camera was still on colour, but I decided against colour later on my computer. So here are some photos, a last one from October, and some of November already:




Mitchie’s camera, with which I took the photo of my own one, was also set to colour internally, and even to a RGB colour space (I use AdobeRGB). But like I said, these in-camera settings are what they are for me – just previews of what to expect. For that last photo I also wrote a ‘howto’ which you can read on Flickr if you click on that image.

As always, thanks for viewing and reading.