Monochrome

“When you photograph people in color, you photograph their clothes. But when you photograph people in Black and white, you photograph their souls!” ~ Ted Grant

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“The most colorful thing in the world is black and white, it contains all colors and at the same time excludes all.” ~ Vikrm

 

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Black and white are the colors of photography. To me they symbolize the alternatives of hope and despair to which mankind is forever subjected.  ~ Robert Frank

 

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There’s so much grey to every story – nothing is so black and white. ~ Lisa Ling

 

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Black and white is abstract; color is not. Looking at a black and white photograph, you are already looking at a strange world. ~ Joel Sternfeld

 

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Life isn’t black and white. It’s a million gray areas, don’t you find?  ~  Ridley Scott

 

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“To see in color is a delight for the eye but to see in black and white is a delight for the soul.” – Andri Cauldwell

 

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“I’ve been forty years discovering that the queen of all colors is black.” – Henri Mattise

 

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“One very important difference between color and monochromatic photography is this: in black and white you suggest; in color you state. Much can be implied by suggestion, but statement demands certainty… absolute certainty.” – Paul Outerbridge

 

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Things are not quite so simple always as black and white.” ― Doris Lessing

 

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Perhaps I am old-fashioned, but black and white films still hold an affectionate place in my heart; they have an incomparable mystique and mood.” ― Ginger Rogers

 

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I think it’s because it was an emotional story, and emotions come through much stronger in black and white. Colour is distracting in a way, it pleases the eye but it doesn’t necessarily reach the heart.” ― Kim Hunter

 

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