I have been busy on the blog this week, so this post is short and sweet as I share my black and white version of this woodpecker.
Back in early 2017, with my new Lumix camera in tow, I strode along the American River Bike Trail hoping for some good photo ops! Although it was late January, it was a sunny day and birds were out. I was so excited to see Mr. Woodpecker here.
Cee’s challenge accepts black and white photos with these elements: I chose the third one to highlight the pop of red on his little birdy head.
- Black and white photography
- Sepia tones (browns)
- Selective color with the majority of the photo being in black and white
- Desaturated – very little color tone left in your photo
Here he is in full color with minimal post-editing. I zoomed in on him quite a bit, and was pleased with the clarity.
Feel free to join Cee’s Black and White Photography Challenge every Thursday where she provides a new theme.
If you are on Instagram and enjoy challenges, check out the Instagram Summer Photo Challenge that begins July 1st.
Sunday Stills themes for July are ready for planning purposes, too!