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Monochrome photography

Monochrome photography is photography where the image produced has a single hue, rather than recording the colors of the object that was photographed. It includes all forms of black-and-white photography, which produce images containing tones of grey ranging from black to white. Other hues besides grey, such as sepia, cyan or brown can also be used in monochrome photography. Monochrome photography is mostly used for artistic reasons in the contemporary world.

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This is one of my favorite black and white photos that I have taken in the Smokey Mountains. I intentionally blurred the photo by tilting my camera downward while the shutter was open to get a blurred effect. I love how the image came out. Let me know what you think, I am curious what other peoples opinions are.

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