Our Take on Your Take

Our picks of your pics

It’s all white in black and white

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With all the pictures of the recent snowfalls across the U.S., this one stood out in it’s simplicity. A quiet moment in a private space where photographer Anindya Chakraborty captured the beauty of nature.

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Picturing pain

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Empathy is not always an easy emotion to bring out in viewers but this picture from Farzana Hossen of a woman reacting to a fire that destroyed her home in a slum in Bangladesh certainly brought it out in me. Farzana’s use of black and white seems to emphasis the woman’s face and grief.

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Battered warrior

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The high contrast look of black and white, combined with the overhead light source and the expression on the fighter’s face help Afif Rahim produce a dramatic photo that looks like a scene straight out of a classic boxing film.

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Auschwitz in black and white

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By using black and white to photograph the museum at Auschwitz, Carmine Flamminio has created a haunting image that details the textures and tones of this pile of human hair.

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Quiet of the moment

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By using black and white for his image of Israelis observing a moment’s silence to mark Memorial Day, Dan Bar-Dov allows the viewer to focus on the content and gives you the sense of the stillness and silence.

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