Travel Photo Thursday: The “Colorless” City of Light

October 2, 2014

in Travel Photo Thursday

  • SumoMe

Fifty Shades of Grey might be a great title for a book or a movie, but in photography, unless one is shooting in color, it’s best if everything is shown in shades of black and white, not grey (or gray).

Rainy Day in Paris at the Art Institute
And while the French Impressionists painted Paris in color, the French photographer Henri Cartier-Bresson, is known for his black & white photographs of the City of Light.

This Storehouse story, “Paris Monochrome: La vie en rose,” whose subtitle is the name of the best known song of the famous Parisian singer, Édith Piaf, might well have been composed of photos by the famous “street photographer” himself.

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