Monochrome Country Barn

Monochrome Country Barn

Taking photographs on a farm offers so many different subjects it’s hard to know where to start.

For me the barn is an obvious choice. However then I need to determine just how to present the images I make. Black and white, or monochrome variations always seems to fit.

Monochrome Country Barn
Monochrome Country Barn

Using shadows and textures, not color, changes the entire feeling of the pictures. In this case the weathered barn had lost most of its paint and the wood was bleached, rough, and dry from years of rain and snow. This lack of color helped the textures standout in black and white.

Monochrome Country Barn
Monochrome Country Barn

Taking shots from different angles or a particular item displays details and interest I can’t get from wider angle landscape photos.

Monochrome Country Barn
Monochrome Country Barn

In other articles I have made a point of saying how much I love red barns. Now, maybe not so much. I guess it depends on the barn.

Monochrome Country Barn
Monochrome Country Barn