Black and white are colors -
John Alton has stated, and no cinematographer in film history has more deeply explored the value of those colors, or the nature of the violent contrast between them, than has John Alton.
- I could see more in the dark than I could in color. -
* It's probably a good idea to spend at least a year concentrating on black and white photography, before shooting in color. It is a source of discovery and expression.
* Certainly every photographer should learn to work in both black and white and color. You may choose to use one more than the other, but you should get to know both.
* I've heard a lot of people say that color photography is harder than black and white photography. It is no more difficult and no easier; no more or less important, artistic, or expressive than black and white.