I am a huge fan of color. I love bold colors to create a mood in my images, and often use the meaning behind colors to reinforce the message I want to convey.
Sometimes though, you want to get rid of the colors to draw the viewers attention to your compositional lines, to textures, or to make a contrast. To do so, you may want to turn a color picture to black and white, in order to see what works best.
I do not work so often with black and white, but I truly love it. There are... more