Monochrome / Black and White / Colour Pop

The technical definition of Monochrome is as follows: A monochromic image is composed of one colour. The term monochrome comes from the Ancient Greek: μονόχρωμος, romanised: monochromos, lit. ‘having one colour’. A monochromatic object or image reflects colours in shades of limited colours or hues. Images using only shades of grey are called grayscale or black-and-white.

Monochrome photography is photography where each position on an image can record and show a different amount of light, but not a different hue. It includes all forms of black-and-white photography, which produce images containing tones of neutral grey ranging from black to white.

Colour pop is a very simple but effective photography technique where you keep one part of the image colour whist turning the rest black and white, thus making the colour part pop out of the image.

Monochrome photography is any photography that utilizes differing amounts of light instead of different colors to capture and represent images. Whereas standard color photography (known as polychrome) displays colors from across the spectrum, monochrome photography takes only one single color and uses a range of tones of that color.  This is the case in black and white photography, which uses varying shades of neutral gray instead of the actual colors of the objects photographed. Monochrome is not exclusively black and white, however. It can be achieved using varying shades of other colours like sepia or cyan.

All images are available to buy as Giclée* prints in various sizes and are mounted on Premium mount board with bevelled edge aperture. 

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