When you have been into photography for any amount of time you have likely had some curiosity about, or have tried shooting black and white pictures. And if you’ve been particularly interested in it, also have started to learn about it, then you have probably heard the term,”seeing in black and white”. This can be a very popular phrase in the photography education globe. With workshops, books, and innumerable blog posts (including my own) discussing”how to view in black and white”. However, this blog post isn’t likely to be on the”hypothetical seeing in black and white”, but about actually seeing in black and white with your Olympus mirrorless camera. Not only will I show you a number of methods to do it, I will also give you a few ideas on getting the most out of it. Ready!?!? Part 1: WHY? The timeless look of a black and white picture is something almost anyone will love. When it’s the sweeping expansive landscapes devoid of colour that Ansel Adams created, or even the iconic Depression Era work of Dorothea Lange, then 1 thing is sure, a well performed black and white images can endure the test of time. Photographing in white and black not only creates a timeless look, it is also an unbelievable way to create the textures and patterns of the world around you stand outside. When Presety B&W pl you eliminate colour from the equation, whatever you are left with is stripes, textures, and mild. Black and white can also be employed to take out the distraction of daring colors from a scene to make your subject stand out against a sea of diversion. My Grandmother the previous time I found her until she passed out. E-PM1 + mZuiko 45mm f/Part 2: WHEN When should you need to in white and black? This is the tricky part to educate. For me there are occasions when I know I will be shooting B&W predicated solely on past experiences with shooting at a particular place or environment. A good example is in the streets, and particularly at night after it’s rained. There is something to be said for a road photo that is in black and white. Again, the expression”timeless” comes to mind. And though there are always hints as to the era in which a photo is shot, the emotional connection is what we refer to as classic. Nothing in the spectacle feels as though it must be a part of an era…. It is only life in any given instant. Another time I would like to shoot in black and black is when I wish to create a stunning and emotional image that color will not contribute to. Sounds Somewhat abstract I’m certain, but give it a chance