Monochrome….

…or, Black and White, uses black, gray and white, or a desaturated color in tones from black to white. Photography began in monochrome but it persists for its abstraction, for accuracy when color distracts, for its aesthetic, and often, for nostalgia.

Eiffel Tower Scope overlooking Paris, one of the happiest of man made places
Airedale Puppy

Bailee’s Run Home

Undulating Road in the Palouse, Washington State
Scott and Steven, brothers who grew up apart, attended Grandma’s funeral together. Sepia tones give a special representation of reality in portraits. Before color print, newspapers utilized this technique. For this image, color didn’t work as it would add arbitrary information. Though a solemn occasion, the guys are clearly enamored to be present and together.
Mt. Ranier, Washington State
Dance with Me
The classical 19th century Reichstag in Berlin was dramatically redesigned in the 20th century modern style with extraordinary features.