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April 30th, 2015

Leica Announces M Monochrom Type 246

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
Leica M Monochrom (Type 246)
“It’s like a big field camera in a small box.” -Ragnar Axelsson For black & white photography purists the Leica M Monochrom Type 246 captures b&w digital images without any processing or filtering. The magnesium alloy camera borrows the Leica M 24-megapixel CMOS sensor for an ISO 25,000. But this sensor doesn’t include color filter …
November 10th, 2014

What Makes A Great B&W Image?

Posted By Christopher Robinson
Photo By Adam Hanlon
It’s easy to be seduced by the surreal look of a black and white photograph. Image processing software makes it, literally, one-click simple to convert a photo from color to b&w
September 17th, 2014

Into The Sun Assignment Winner Bob Larson

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Rocklipse' by Bob Larson
Congrats to Bob Larson for winning the Into The Sun Assignment! “I first discovered this area of the Granite Dells in Prescott, AZ, by accident while chasing a rainbow shot during the Monsoon season in 2011,” explains Larson. “I climbed and hiked and sweated my way to the top of a huge granite shelf and …
May 14th, 2014

Spring Showers Assignment Winner Jim Shoemaker

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'Thunderstorm, Monument Valley' by Jim Shoemaker
Congratulations to Jim Shoemaker whose photo of Monument Valley is the winner of the Spring Showers Assignment! “This photo of Monument Valley was made in May of 2011. I had been spending the day in the Navajo Tribal Park waiting for sunset when an afternoon thunderstorm rolled in. I love having clouds in my landscape …
March 12th, 2014

Dry Assignment Winner Lara Matthews

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
Veins of Sand by Lara Matthews
    Congrats to Lara Matthews for winning the Dry Assignment with her monochromatic image of Death Valley. “I had been thinking about this photograph for a while and planned the trip to Death Valley (which coincided with my 29th birthday) with my fiancé Greg and my daughter Charlotte to see if I could capture …
March 1st, 2014

Winter Black & White Assignment Winner Klaus Priebe

Posted By Ashley Myers-Turner
'San Juan Winter' by Klaus Priebe
Congratulations to Klaus Priebe for winning the Winter Black & White Assignment! “Capturing the San Juan Mountains, CO, during the winter had been on my bucket list for quite some time and I was just waiting for the right conditions. I always do research on the weather before I go to any particular location to shoot. In December …