Invitation for Adultery: Circus Backstage

Started Jun 27, 2013 | Discussions thread
RoelHendrickx
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I tried a bit of B&W
In reply to Artichoke, Jun 29, 2013

Artichoke wrote:

superb work as the others have noted

I love the color rendering of these lowlight theatricals & appreciate how well you managed a consistent look for this series, but this marvelous frame may do better as a monochrome to emphasize the extraordinary geometry

I tried a bit of B&W but felt quite quickly that colour was an advantage for this series.

This does not mean that individual images would not work well in B&W.

When you aim for "colour-blocking" with deep blacks (like I do) it is almost possible to have the same abstraction and emphasis on form, with colour as with B&W.

After all : this shot above is just blacks, yellows, pinkish reds and the white of the figure.

It's not like there is an intricate colour palet here with the whole range of the spectrum.

outstanding series, Roel

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