If you been following along you will have noted that almost all of the blog images are of various Midwestern locations and folks that populate those places.
Many of the buildings - homes, stores, banks, lodge halls - are carefully constructed using bricks that are usually red or sometimes yellow as in this Garman, Iowa photograph.
The photographic challenge is to visualize such a detailed colorful scene in black and white. Doing so,we have
Now, it's decision time. Which presentation presents the most effective rendition - Color or Black and White? The question is difficult to answer, so let's change it.
Rather than questioning between a Color or Black and White presentation, ask why take / make the photograph?
This query leads to the question, what, as the taker / maker, what do you say about what you see? Answer this and the choice between - Color or Black and White, becomes clear.
In short, how something to say, then choose the strongest way to say it