Lone Tree - Parker Ranch - 2013

When we think of photos taken in Hawaii, those colorful picture postcard-like images are what usually come to mind. On a recent vacation visit to the big island of Hawaii, I veered off in a different direction – looking for opportunities to portray the island in monochrome.

These images were all shot using a Nikon D600 and post-processed in Photoshop with Nik’s Silver Efex Pro 2 to convert to monochrome. Click on each image to see a larger size version.

Beach and Tree - Hawaii - 2013

Awini Trail - Hawaii - 2013

Infrared Shimmer - Hawaii - 2013

I seem to have been in a monochrome mood lately! You can find more examples on my personal blog at SJL.US.

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Saturday Stroll on Santa Cruz Avenue in Menlo Park

I took a stroll on Santa Cruz Avenue this morning, camera in hand. I was trying out a bit of black and white “street photography” in downtown Menlo Park. If you’re interested in street photography, let us know – we could put together a local photo walk to share some more street photography techniques! Hope […]

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