NYC, SPRING STREET

COLOR or B&W ?

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  • # Geneviã¨Ve

    I agree with BlueLady that it depends on what you want to communicate.

    2007.12.08 Edited

  • # Itzhar Shahnaz

    the warmth of the mood is definitely captured in the color shot! great stuff here.

    2007.12.08 Edited

  • # K

    thanks for sharing! B&W for me

    2007.12.07 Edited

  • # Catherine

    I prefer the warmth of the colour. Great shot!

    2007.12.07 Edited

  • # Laura

    Colour would be used if you wanted to advertise the place as warm and cozy .... But b+w ... for me ... is making a statement about city life or everyday people or .... whatever you want to see in it!
    Thanks for your comment :)

    2007.12.07 Edited

  • # Lisa

    My favorite is the color!

    2007.12.07 Edited

  • # Kim

    Definitely the black and white for me. Good shot.

    2007.12.07 Edited

  • # John Gallone

    Higher contrast color would make it more like an Edward Hopper painting...

    2007.12.07 Edited

  • # Storytaylor

    B&W definitely. with emotion

    2007.12.06 Edited

  • # Tonya

    Color-I like the other but the first one is my choice.

    2007.12.06 Edited

  • # Christine

    Colours ! I prefer the coloured one, softer to my eyes

    2007.12.06 Edited

  • # Jacki

    Color.... much warmer, has a nice 'feel' to it. The b/w seems flat to me, not enough contrast going on, no place to focus.

    2007.12.06 Edited

  • # Cabecilha

    not important... it will always be N. Y. :)

    2007.12.06 Edited

  • # Neus

    B&W!

    2007.12.06 Edited

  • # John Gallone

    The B&W flattens the scene. We are looking at a bar, full of life and action, in this case the use of color helps to communicate that excitement .
    Color makes it look like a warm, inviting place. This is not a good shot to work with B&W contrast manipulation and tonal range, it would simply make the scene appear more cold and gray.
    Color makes it look 'natural' and by association, welcoming.

    2007.12.06 Edited

  • # Vicky Kan

    I prefer the color one. It looks natural and breezy! :)

    2007.12.06 Edited

  • # Lexlevans

    oh i definitely think color! gives a warmer feeling and it seems like a warm and friendly place.

    2007.12.06 Edited

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