B&W Challenge Day 1 – Point Reyes National Seashore Clouds

My friend Kelly Castro recently challenged me to the 5 Day B&W Photo Challenge on Facebook so I thought I would share my entries. The challenge is merely for fun and an exercise to think creatively. Having been in Dad mode the past several months I thought this would be a good way to get back in the game.

The photo above was taken in the Point Reyes National Seashore where I was tuning up and trying out some new gear. Taken mid-day on a bright sunny day I was trying out a Singh-ray More-Slo 10-stop filter. The effort was experimental and the output translated nicely to a textured black and white image.  Stay tuned for more B&W.

I should also note that the B&W challenge requires that I invite another photographer to take part each day. Today I nominate Richard Wong.



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Jim Goldstein is a professional photographer and author, based out of San Francisco, California who specializes in outdoor and nature photography. Passionate about nature and the environment Jim infuses elements of the natural world into his commercial, editorial and fine art work. For more follow Jim on Google+ | Twitter | Facebook | Instagram | Subscribe
  • WildAtPalmas Ivan Cordero

    Just amazing images. Trully inspiring for us weekend photographers that only have our backyards. Thanks for sharing and making me wish I was there with you. Ivan Cordero WildAtPalmas.com