Black and White Challenge #76 - "Film Noir"

November 5th, 2022
Thank you to Eugene (aka: @thholyhorse ) for hosting the black & white 75 challenge. And huge thanks to everyone who participated and voted... and thanks for voting for my image 😊.

For the next b&w challenge i have chosen "film noir" photography.

i found the definition below on this website:

"Film noir photography is praised for its dark, moody and/or dramatic images that can have the look and feel of dark scenes from movies made in the 40s, 50s and 60s. The composition and lighting are quite specific and give these images a bold look."

have a read - it has lots of helpful suggestions, as well links to other websites that you may find helpful.

The challenge will run from October 29 to November 30. Photos must be taken during that time frame. Please tag your images with bw-76. Current entries may be viewed here:

The black & white challenges to date have been:
bw-1 High contrast
bw-2 Architecture
bw-3 Glassware
bw-4 Body parts
bw-5 Festivities
bw-6 Faces
bw-7 Landscape
bw-8 Patterns
bw-9 Still life
bw-10 Reflections
bw-11 Movement
bw-12 Seasons
bw-13 Silhouettes
bw-14 High key
bw-15 Fashion
bw-16 Technology
bw-17 Low key
bw-18 Long Exposure
bw-19 Refraction
bw-20 Expression
bw-21 Shadows
bw-22 Edge
bw-23 Flora
bw-24 Writing
bw-25 Negative space
bw-26 Speed
bw-27 Food
bw-28 Light rays
bw-29 Animals
bw-30 Minimalism
bw-31 Urban
bw-32 Stairs
bw-33 Curves
bw-34 Cracks and crevices
bw-35 Key
bw-36 Trees
bw-37 Drops/Bubbles
bw-38 The love of my life
bw-39 Fairy Tale
bw-40 Make something new look old
bw-41 Shapes and textures in Nature
bw-42 Macro/Extreme closeup
bw-43 Two
bw-44 Footwear
bw-45 Night Time
bw-46 Music!
bw-47 Toys and Games
bw-48 Abstract
bw-49 Cars
bw-50 High key/Low key
bw-51 Handles
bw-52 Bottles
bw-53 Back lighting
bw-54 High contrast photos
bw-55 Group f/64
bw-56 Natural Frame
bw-57 2020
bw-58 Reportage
bw-59 Fresh
bw-60 Silhouette/s
bw-61 Black on black
bw-62 Intimate Landscape
bw-63 Panorama
bw-64 Decisive Moments
bw-65 Something forgotten
bw-66 Windows
bw-67 Words
bw-68 Leading lines
bw-69 Shallow depth of field
bw-70 Furniture
bw-71 Raj Mohan (artist)
bw-72 Don Worth (artist)
bw-73 Shadows
bw-74 Form
bw-75 Street
bw-76 Film Noir (current challenge)
November 6th, 2022
terrific subject and a fabulous article northy
November 6th, 2022
love the subject - love the movies from those eras
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