The sun behind the trees creates detailed silhouettes of the branches
In this image, the fan captured at a slow shutter speed creates soft, but orderly designs hinting of shape, form, and texture in monochrome
Lamps, with fine lines, and shadows on a garden path are more dramatic in monochrome.
The highlights and shadows in textures, which show up best when it is exposed from an angle by a light source, reveal fine details that make it a more compelling subject for monochrome images. The light from the window creates interesting shadow designs and exposes the brick wall and old rafters.
A monochrome image of relief designs on a glass window
Even nature provides scenes that capture its serenity in monochrome
The leading lines of this pedestrian bridge makes it more interesting in monochrome
A simple image of light through a mosque window in India becomes dramatic in monochrome
Last week we posted images with the color red as the highlight in the photograph. This week we will post monochrome images.
Some of the best subjects for monochrome shots are those with lines and shapes, as well as interesting textures and patterns. Here is an image of the lobby of the Milwaukee Art Museum with light and shadow designs in monochrome.
A monochrome image of the shadows of a walkway bridge in Minneapolis, Minnesota
The Sydney Harbor Bridge is an Australian heritage-listed steel through arch bridge across Sydney Harbor that carries rail, vehicular, bicycle, and pedestrian traffic between the Sydney central business district and the North Shore. This is a photo originally taken with a slide film and converted to a digital image.
Dramatic clouds over Linn Cove Viaduct captured in monochrome on Blue Ridge Parkway, North Carolina
Lampshades for a night light show blend naturally with the tree
A deck offers a view of the tree reflections on the pond
Even a trickle of water falling between the rocks creates a striking image
Simplicity of lines and textures in a monochrome image
The unusually “atomic” glow of the sun almost mesmerizes these two people on the beach
A red bridge leading to a golf green stands out in this otherwise monochrome image
A tree without leaves shows off its beauty
Lighting and shadows under the pier are accentuated by a monochrome image