The world is full of colors, but not all the time. A monochrome photograph captures a moment in time with only one color present. This type of photography is very popular because it can be used to create beautiful and dramatic images that are powerful enough to evoke emotions within viewers. There are many different styles of monochrome photography, including: sepia tones, black & white photographs, and blue tones. In this blog post we will explore what makes these styles unique from each other and how they can be implemented into your own work!
What is Monochrome Photography?
You may often hear the terms black and white photography used interchangeably, but they are not strictly the same. Monochrome photography is accomplished when a single color is placed on a neutral background. That can be gray which could be how it got its name though any image that uses only one color in varying tones would technically qualify as monochromatic images too!
You may be familiar with black and white photography. It has only 255 variations of gray, as well as the colors that are strictly shades-of-gray aren’t true color. This is why it’s easy to confuse monochrome photography for black and white!
Monochrome Means ‘One Color’
Monochrome photography is a style of art in which only one color, usually black and white or sepia toned images are created. This forces the viewer to concentrate on specific details within the frame that would not be noticed with other colors distracting their attention. The monotone nature helps emphasize certain points about themselves or what they find beautiful without having any outside distractions get in the way.
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