Dramatic new black and white photographs of carousel animals by Keith Dotson
How do you make a successful black and white photograph of something that is generally recognized as vividly colored? My task has always been to rely on texture, dramatic light and tones, and strong composition. The detail and glossiness of these old carousel animals make them a fascinating study in black and white.
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Here’s a rare self-portrait, taken in the mirror at the center of the carousel.
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