The fight for B&W

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Does anyone else have trouble with choosing between color or black and white? I know I do. Practically every time I have to edit a photo I have a small internal war with myself whether I want to leave it in color or, to convert it to B&W. I love them both but usually, B&W wins over my disision…. It just has this beautiful simplified look that I can’t get enough of. It can make people focus on the photo and not the bright colors, like the shirt that would have wrecked the dynamics of this photo. I don’t think there is one right way to do things, but if you have never used B&W then I would recommend you give it a try and see what happens.

A Tribute to Discomfort

Very inspiring…

Completely Disappear

Blue Chalk worked with National Geographic Creative photographer and North Face athlete Cory Richards to create a promotional piece to demonstrate the scope of his work and the passion and athleticism that accompanies him in the field. A Tribute to Discomfort brings the viewer through Cory’s stunning work, his unique sense of humor, and his quest to create photographs that relate a common humanity.

A Tribute to Discomfort: Cory Richards

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 The street of Costa Rica are constantly packed, driving there is always a unique experience.

Costa Rica

Recently I was on a ten day trip to Costa Rica, while in the country I spent a large amount of time in Carpio. You probably have never heard of Carpio, it is a  small and very poor area that most people try to avoid. I however loved being in this wonderful little community. Every day that I came I would see tons of little kids that loved to be photographed. This little girls had been following me around for a while so when I thought it was a good time I grabbed this picture, possibly one of my favorite from the trip.   

Welcome!

Welcome to my Blog! My name is Luke. Do you enjoy photography? Do you get excited when you know that you just snapped a great photo? Do you just have to get your camera when you see the light fall perfectly on your friend. If so they you have come to the right place, because that’s the way that I am. If you follow my blog I will be posting photos and projects that I am working on. Also I may post some tips that I have learned for myself.