“Colors” in b&w

 

I looked back at the 1,100 or so photos I made at the Colors Festival Saturday, and was curious about which ones worked without depending on color. I used to work with picture editor/guru Bryan Moss in San Francisco who stressed content over photo “tricks” and gimmicks. So I decided to strip out the color in my edit and see which ones still held my attention.

I ended up with these five that had moments in them that made me feel something.

 

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Holi Instagram

Here are some shots from Holi that I took on my iPhone and edited with Instagram just for fun. :)

I had a really good time going to Holi this weekend (except for the traffic, ugh!). I’m already planning on flying in again next year! I wish they had a celebration as big as this in Texas.