This is a truly beautiful photo. This is a great example of how different textures can make a black and white photo stunningly vivid. For me, black and white is all about showing off contrast and texture, and this photo does an awesome job of that.
In the story, the color black and white is represented in many different ways. This picture symbolizes white as knowledge. This can be related to the different impacts light and dark had and the very different connotations they hold.
Mullaghmore Gorge, Silgo, Ireland by by Stephen Emerson via. "Mullaghmore Gorge just as the sun was setting. Quite tricky getting down over slippery stones and setting up for this one as this beautiful light was brief.
A man walks through the Empty Sky memorial at sunrise across from New York’s Lower Manhattan and One World Trade Center in Liberty State Park in Jersey City, New Jersey, September (REUTERS/Gary Hershorn/Files)