The Street of the Day

I have read a quote allegedly by Ted Grant ( I did not fact checked, but I like it so much), it says: “When you photograph people in color, you photograph their cloths. But when you photograph people in Black and White, you photograph their souls”. I thin this is one of the reasons I love shooting in black and white.

This quote made me think about why we process our digital color images (jpg or raw) and choose their outcome. When I shoot film, it is always black and white, when I shoot digital I always think the image as black and white, but when I see it in the computer screen something inside me makes me shiver, it is not correct, and sometimes it drags me to leve it in color, as the composition frame and contrast of it, surely makes it better. But it was not thought in color, it was thought in black and white.

This image was thought in Color but was finished in black and white.

Photography workflow in the digital era is not as flawless as in film, but sure is more expeditious process.

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