Monochrome photography with a touch of natural color

Picture of the Moment

When I was growing up, color movies and television were not quite mainstream yet. I watched initial episodes of “I Dream of Jeannie” and “Bewitched” in black & white, but being was oh-so-happy when we got a color television and the shows also were in color. After all, the world is in color.

So while I’m not really into black & white photography, or “monochrome” as it seems to be called today, I do occasionally find the really interesting picture that is basically black & white but has a little color thrown in to make things interesting.

Such as this picture:

Rental sailboats

I loved the overcast sky creating dull gray sand and water, contrasted by a slight pinkish tinge in the low sky from the sunset, the green fronds of the palm trees, and those beautiful rental sail boats.


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6 thoughts on “Monochrome photography with a touch of natural color

  1. smilingtoad

    Beautiful image. Those sails are gorgeous, really drawing the eye in. Lovely pastel tones to the sky, and those palms- such a serene image.

    I love the muted colours of grey days and clouded twilight. I’m a fairly over-cast, puddle-filled muddy pot-hole of a person, I fear, and I tend to see most things in various gradients of grey. Living in a place of boundless, vitative colour like Florida does create a bit of a peculiar contrast 😉

    Another excellent post. Jubilant cheers,

    Autumn Jade

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