Normally, I go for B&W in photos with a strong, angular light and lots of contrast, but lately I am finding I really like the look of contrasty color in certain lighting situations. So here are both versions. I think B&W conveys a certain nostalgia in photography, and sometimes can be seen as more “artful,” but I’m not entirely convinced of that. Oh, and for the record, my husband NEVER irons his shirts. Perfectly pressed clothing is utterly alien to him unless he is picking up his dry-cleaning, lol.
First, the B&W …
Contrasty Color …
And here are the shots side by side …
What do you think? Do you prefer one over the other, and why?
Another type of magnolia called the “Anise.” This tree really announces Spring here in NC. If the Anise blooms, you know the cold weather is gone for good. I’ll take the prediction of these trees over a weatherman any day.
There are many, many varieties of magnolias. This is the “Saucer Magnolia.” It is pink and it smells divine!