Today's photo of The Day comes from Todd Young. He captured this scene along the Central California and he submitted the photo to the Black & White Special Issue Assignment which is open for submissions through midnight tonight.
Rendered in black & white, Patricia Sheley's photo of an iris is the winning photo from last week's Macro Assignment. See the photo and check out her excellent description of how she captured and processed this photo.
Jeanne Frasse's photo of Windsor Lake in Colorado wins today's Photo of The Day. She submitted the photo to the Black & White Special Issue Assignment. The photo makes use of black and white's ability to show detail crisply.
I've seen photos of this location many times, but never in black & white. Edward Mendes shot today's Photo Of The Day at McWay Falls along California's legendary Big Sur coast. he submitted the photo to the new Black & White Special Issue Assignment which is open until May 7th.
In the greek myth, Icarus fell from the sky because he flew too close to the sun. In photography we're trained to employ a version of the lesson of the Flight Of Icarus--don't shoot into the sun, shoot with the sun at your back. Of course, this is a pretty awful rule to apply to apply to all of your photography.