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Photo of the Week – Grand Canyon in Black & White

7 Comments 29 October 2010

An eerie, dead tree sits at the edge of the most grand canyon in the world.  During my recent photo trip to the Grand Canyon, I decided to try some black and white photography since I couldn’t seem to capture the greatness of the canyon in color.  I wondered if the black and white photography would give it a different feel.  I really enjoy switching to black and white photography occasionally, it reminds me how important it is to know where your light is.

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A black and white look at the Grand Canyon – Serving up crisp, clear photos – without the side of Spam.

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7 Comments so far

  1. Sherry: This is SO weird, but I swear I have almost the exact same photo of the same dead tree, taken back in the 70’s! I wonder if that’s even possible?

  2. Gillian says:

    I think black and white definitely does it justice!!

  3. Tran says:

    This is my first time to see the Grand Canyon in B&W. It’s beautiful!

  4. Mark H says:

    I’ve never really tried B&W photography but doesn’t it complteely change the mood of the place. Such places of natural beauty always harks backs to the mesmerising photos of Ansel Adams.

  5. Emily says:

    Gorgeous! The black and white tones do change the feeling of it a bit–definitely seems more artistic and even a little ominous. The reds and oranges generally make the canyon look so warm, so I enjoy seeing them looking a little more dark and moody! Beautiful shots.

  6. Jane says:

    Breathtaking! You should submit to Conde Nast Traveler’s Arizona sweepstakes to win a 8 night stay – check it out!

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