There’s something magical about black and white photographs. This is the scene from my bedroom window this morning, black and white and original image, courtesy of Vignette on my phone.
Black and white photos are somehow more atmospheric, more moody. The play of light and dark is both more obvious and more subtle at the same time.
And when you get to movies, some of the all-time greats are black and white films. Films that no-one has yet (nor should they ever, really) re-make.
- Kind Hearts and Coronets
- The Lost World (Yes, I know they’ve re-made this one, but the original is still better)
- Basil Rathbone as Sherlock Holmes