Color vs. B&W Landscapes

“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

This whole question of color vs. BW in landscape photography is important.  Watching a Youtube video about Robert Adams who I think always shot BW the comment was made that Color hits the viewer like a bold of lightening but with little after affect.  Black and White on the other hand may have many levels of understanding and is revealed slowly

The above represents this dichotomy.  I would never hang the color photo on my wall - it’s too garish.  The Ansel Adams photo to the right would be great on my living room wall if I could afford it!

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